Website Search Features

On-Site Search Comparison

Selecting the platform with the right site-search capabilities is a necessity for high conversion rates and good user experiences. This article reviews and compares the site search features for the top five ecommerce platforms. We will be reviewing:

  • VTEX Commerce
  • Adobe Magento
  • SAP Business One
  • BigCommerce
  • Shopify

Ecommerce Search functionality will be compared based on the following:

  • Promoted Search Results
  • Configurable Search
  • Synonyms and Search Redirecting
  • Faceted Search Options
  • Suggested Search Results
  • Search Technology
  • Search Merchandising

Organizations with large catalogs, complex products, or hard to classify products have a strong case to focus their requirements around on-site search. Search functionality between platforms will be very different based on target markets and customizability. 

For an in-depth review of the search capabilities for each ecommerce platform,  California lick to view the platform search feature table to the right.

On-Site Search Navigation