Developer Best Practices for Explicit Recommendations

Education/Documentation

Make sure you provide the merchandising team with a clear understanding of how explicit recommendations are implemented within their storefront. Explain what will happen in various use cases, such as:

In addition, if you are using variation products, you need to understand whether recommendations should be assigned to the master product, variation products or both, based on how they want to show these products in the storefront.

Out of Stock Recommendations

The default behavior, as shown in the SiteGenesis application, is to show recommended products regardless of availability. You might want to change your application so that it only shows recommended products if they are in stock.