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Rollover Thumbnail and Lazyload

Spice up your Yahoo! Store for the holiday season with these three great but underused features.

Rollover Thumbnails

Category pages typically show a smaller (thumbnail) version of the product (or sub-category) in some kind of a grid-like arrangement. These thumbnails, by definition, are rather small so you have to make sure those images are detailed and interesting enough to entice the visitor to click through.

But what if you could show an additional view of each product before the visitor clicks its thumbnail? Even without any customization every Yahoo! store already has the option to store and display an additional image for each product: a closeup, a lifestyle shot, a model, etc. You can do this by uploading an additional photo into the inset property. This photo will then show on the item detail page, but only there. With our Rollover Thumbnails you can feature these secondary images right on the category pages. When the visitor hovers his or her mouse over the product thumbnail, if a secondary image is available, the primary image will fade into this secondary image. When the mouse leaves the thumbnail, the image fades back into the original (primary) image.

Completely automatic, once this function is installed in your Yahoo! Store all you have to do is upload your secondary shots into the inset property.
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Lazy Load Category Pages

Category pages usually have very little content, but because they often contain thumbnail images for each link, the overall download size of those thumbnails may "weigh down" the category page making it slow to load. Speed it up using "Lazy Loading"! With this feature, only those thumbnails which are visible, i.e. those above the "fold" (the visible part of the page), are downloaded from the server. The rest of the images are not downloaded until they are needed. Our "Lazy Loading" script waits for the visitor to scroll down the page before instantly displaying the images for the portion of the page which is now in view.  Only at that point does the next set of (visible) images get downloaded from the server, leading to a more efficient page load.
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Enhanced Checkout Error Reporting
Usability experts agree, and studies clearly show that when shoppers make a mistake at checkout, they need extra help and attention to show what needs to be corrected. The fact is, people just don't read anything that's on the screen, plain and simple. What's more, if the error message is long, they notice it even less. When shoppers don't know what's wrong but can't continue the checkout process, they get frustrated and may simply leave their shopping cart - costing you business.
Our Enhanced Error Reporting tool overcomes all of these limitations. It makes the error message text larger so it's easier to notice. It shortens the error messages, showing your customer just the essential information, i.e. the problems to be corrected. And finally, it removes the miniscule asterisks and instead, puts a noticeable red border around all the fields that require the shopper's attention.
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