Web hosting is included in the Shopify package.
Their POS hardware lets you use Shopify to sell in physical locations, if you have an iOS or Android device. You can purchase barcode readers, tills, receipt printers etc.
You do need to be on the ‘Shopify' plan or higher to get the most out of point of sale. On the ‘Lite' and ‘Basic' plans, they don't:
- allow you to register shifts
- facilitate PINs for staff
- provide you with support for any hardware
- allow for multiple selling locations
Importing to Shopify
You can import your product data from a CSV file. This makes migrating products so much easier.
Accepting multiple currencies
You can easily display prices in multiple currencies, as long as you’re using their built-in payment gateway, Shopify Payments.
Abandoned cart recovery
This is available on all plans. This feature helps you sell products to people almost bought, but didn’t complete their purchase.
It allows you to:
- view a list of people who've abandoned their carts and manually send an email
- Set up Shopify to automatically send an email to people who abandoned their carts
Shopify's SEO features
Helps you manage the on-page SEO, like changing page titles and meta descriptions, adding headings, 301 redirects and alt text. Shopify’s SEO features are robust.
Shopify’s App Store
In addition to the inbuilt features, you have access to over 3200 apps in the store. This gives you lots of options, not only when it comes to adding functionality to your store, but also integrating it with other platforms and tools.
Shopify Mobile App
Shopify has two main apps to manage your store on your mobile device, ‘Shopify' and ‘Shopify Point of Sale.'
With the ‘Shopify' app you can view and fulfil orders, view reports, add/edit products and communicate with your team members via an order ‘timeline'.
The ‘Shopify Point of Sale' app is for users who want to use Shopify at point of sale. Use it to take card payments in person, text receipts to customers, track inventory etc