How are Tagalys Smart collections different from Shopify collections?

Tagalys smart collections provide merchants the ability to create collections instantly using a visually intuitive interface that's ideal for Shopify merchants. The products included or excluded in the collections can be controlled using tags (from Shopify) and data from analytics (from Tagalys). This also gives you the ability to define automated product sorting using data to improve performance. 

These collections are created and merchandised in the Tagalys dashboard and transferred to Shopify. The front end is rendered by Shopify for SEO and performance requirements.

Intuitive dashboard interface:  While creating a collection in Shopify, information like price, engagement metrics, etc. are not visible upfront.    

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Conditions filtered automatically: Unlike Shopify, when a condition is applied, the tags are automatically filtered to match the existing conditions. 

For example, when the product type "Trousers" is selected, tags like 'Neck', 'Sleeve', 'Sweater Type', etc. are automatically removed.

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Product tile with engagement metrics: The interface at the Tagalys dashboard gives you a comprehensive preview of Product information. The product tile carries a large and clear image of the product along with engagement metrics. 

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Define using Product ID / SKU: The Tagalys Smart collection can be defined using conditions like SKUs or Product IDs, where specific products can be added to the collection using a readily available SKU / Product ID list.


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Creating collections using dynamic conditions: Unlike Shopify, Smart collections offer you the flexibility to choose from a wide range of conditions based on the data derived from the product catalog and data from analytics.

  • Using information from the product: The product tags from Shopify are transferred to Tagalys and can be used as a condition to create a collection.
  • Using data from analytics: You can now define a collection using data from analytics. Engagement metrics like 'Unique add to cart', 'Unique product views', 'Revenue', etc. can be used as a condition to find products that can be included or excluded from a collection.

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    To learn more about advanced product metrics, click here.