Faceted Search

Guided Navigation, Faceted Navigation

n.

Pronunciation

/ˈfæsətɪd sɜrʧ /

Definition

A technique of refining displayed results using facets on an eCommerce platform.

Faceted search, also known as faceted navigation or guided navigation, is a method of refining products on an eCommerce site. Faceted search allows users to display specific products using the facets to filter and refine the results. It is useful with large sets of data. Faceted search also presents users with a clear outline of product features, reducing the need to browse or research the product category.

Category

Web Design

Related Terms

Guided Navigation, Facet, Application Facet, Left Navigation

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