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How to Add Google Plus Authorship to a Shopify Site

Adding Google authorship to content is now an important step for many sites and content creators. Enabling your content to display its author gives your listings in the search engine results a potential increased CTR of over 20%. Including it on your site is relatively straight forward and platforms such as Wordpress make the process even easier with the brilliant SEO Yoast plugin. However, we found that adding G+ authorship to a Shopify site was slightly more difficult. We searched high a...
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[Shopify SEO] How to 301 redirect your non-www to www version of your site in shopify

After getting no concrete help from shopify help desk and getting the same *wrong answer* to be found on http://docs.shopify.com/manual/your-website/navigation/url-redirect on various sites, we found a quick hack that is able to canonicalize your domain url so that you won't have any strength dilution. Same that hasn't being properly documented yet, hence the need to spread the word.   go to /admin/settings/domains click on the www version tick  Redirect all traffi...
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Hack On How To Track Shopify Sales In Google Analytics – 3 Easy Steps

Allowing users to purchase through PayPal skews sales data in Google analytics, all transactions are tracked as PayPal which isn’t ideal as we want to know which channel is performing better. However, there is a simple solution to overcome this problem demonstrated in the 3 easy to follow steps below.  1. Login to your Shopify dashboard Login to your Shopify dashboard and click themes under the heading your website on the left side of the screen.  You will then be presented wit...
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