Faceted Navigation

Faceted search, also called faceted navigation or faceted browsing, is a technique for accessing information organized according to a faceted classification system, allowing users to explore a collection of information by applying multiple filters. A faceted classification system classifies each information element along multiple explicit dimensions, called facets, enabling the classifications to be accessed and ordered in multiple ways rather than in a single, pre-determined, taxonomic order.Facets correspond to properties of the information elements.
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  • SEO for ATG, Endeca and Oracle Ecommerce

    …Introduction Oracle acquired ATG in January 2011, as one of the most popular ecommerce software platforms, providing facilities for merchandising and content personalisation. Later that same year Oracle also acquired Endeca, a leader of ecommerce based search technology through faceted navigation. ATG & Endeca together formed the core…

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  • Optimising Demandware for SEO

    …. Faceted Navigation The faceted navigation on many Demandware sites is one of the main causes of poor crawl performance. Each search filter adds another parameter to the URL, creating a ‘new’ near-duplicate URL. Given the way that the parameters can be stacked, Googlebot may crawl an extremely high number of duplicate URLs if not supervised…

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