Shopify Enhanced eCommerce: How to Install it?

Shopify Ecommerce

Over the past few years, eCommerce has totally changed the business scenario. Today, businesses are finding it easy to showcase their products and services online rather than in brick-and-mortar stores. All credit goes to user-friendly and feature-rich eCommerce platforms. Shopify is one such great platform that has become a preferred choice for the sellers because of its advanced features like Shopify enhanced e-commerce.

With this feature, it becomes quite easier for sellers to measure user interactions with the products, product impressions, clicks on products, etc.

If you’re running a Shopify store but don’t know how to install enhanced eCommerce on Shopify and track your store’s performance, stay with us until the article ends.

Setting Up Enhanced e-Commerce On Shopify

If you are not that much tech savvy, it can be little tricky for you to set up enhanced e-commerce tracking on your Shopify store. But don’t worry, our step by step guide will help you out.

In this post, we will show you up how to install Shopify enhanced e-commerce with and without Google Tag Manager. So, without any further ado, let’s get started.

Step: 1 Before you start installing Shopify enhanced e-commerce, make sure Google Analytics is correctly installed on your store. Otherwise, you will not be able to install it.

Step: 2 Next, log in to your Google Analytics account and go to the option “All Website Data”

Step: 3 Go to the “Admin” section of your Google Analytics View and click on “Ecommerce Settings” option available under the “View” column.

See the screenshot given below:

Step 4: Now set up your e-commerce setting as follow:

Note: Do not miss step-4 otherwise your Google Analytics view will not accumulate any enhanced eCommerce data from Shopify.

Step 5: Since Shopify does not support “Checkout Labeling”, it is better you leave this option.

Note: Remember that, if you use Shopify enhanced e-commerce tracking your “Checkout behavior Analysis will not work.

Step 6: Next, hit the “Submit” button.

Congratulations! Your Google Analytics view is ready to get enhanced e-commerce data.

Step7: Now set up Sales funnel in Google Analytics to understand the checkout behavior of your store.

For better understanding check out the following screenshot.

Now your Shopify store will be able to generate below virtual pageviews for each checkout step.

You can use these virtual pageviews as funnel steps in Google Analytics.

Step 8: Now log into your store and click on the option “Preferences”. You will find it in “Online Store” drop-down menu.

Step: 9 Next, navigate to the “Google Analytics Section” and then check the box says “Use Enhanced eCommerce”.

Step:10 Finally, hit the “Save” button.

That’s all you have to do. Now enhanced eCommerce tracking is installed on your Shopify store.

Step 11: After getting a new order on your store, navigate to “Shopping Behavior Analysis Report” available inside “Conversions”-> “eCommerce” in your Google Analytics view.

Now you will be able to see the eCommerce data like one is listed below.

Step:12 Go to “Funnel Visualization” report available under “Conversions” ->”Goals”

Step 13: Choose the goal you built earlier. You will find it in the “Goals” drop-down menu:

Step 14: Now check out the funnel visualization report and look for the drop-offs from one funnel step to the next:

Final Words:

Shopify is a feature-rich eCommerce platform that has grown into popularity nowadays. Founded in the year 2004, the platform has a good fanbase across the globe. In this post, we learned about how to install Shopify enhanced e-commerce. If you have any query, feel free to ask us in the following comments.

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