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How to search items

This page will guide you on how to find items on CNNECT.

Find items of Taobao and Alibaba

Search by category or keyword

CNNECT makes it possible to directly search for items sold on Taobao, Tmall and Alibaba, Chinese largest shopping platforms. Select Explore Taobao or Explore Alibaba from the main menu and then choose a category, or directly enter English keywords into the search window at the top of the page. In the search window, in addition to entering keywords, you can also search for a item by entering an item details page URL of Taobao or Alibaba.

Filtering Items

If you do a keyword search or select a category, a list of search results from taobao and Alibaba is displayed. The search results can be further filtered based on conditions such as price. The number of search results and filter conditions for Taobao and Alibaba differ. If you click a item image in the list of search results, the item detail page will be displayed.

Confirm item details

Detail pages show specific information about each item, including the selling price, seller information, seller location, listed date. Note that the selling price differs depending on the color, size, and other options. If you want to see more details, click 'CHECK SALES PAGE' to go to the original sales page on taobao or Alibaba.

Add items to your cart

To apply for CNNECT's purchase service, first add an item to your cart from the item detail page. Select the size, color, and any other available options, enter the quantity, and then click 'ADD TO CART' to add the item to your cart. If you do not apply for the purchase service immediately, you can click on 'CLIP' to add the item to My Clip so that you can compare the item to others.

About My Clip

My clip is a feature that you can save items under consideration and compare them. You can organize items saved in My Clip with folders, or you can search and manage them under various conditions.

Add items to My Clip

To add an item into My Clip, click 'CLIP' button on the item details page. On My Clip, you can filter clipped items by e-commerce site, keywords, and other conditions, and sort them by selling price, clipped time etc. If you click an item image, you can open the details page of the item.

Use folders

On My Clip, you can add folders to organize items. To add a new folder, visit Organize folders from the button at the upper right corner of the My Clip page, and then click on 'ADD'. Enter the folder name, and then click the check mark at the right to finish adding the folder. To add an item to a folder, move the mouse cursor over the item, and then drag the mark that is displayed to the upper left to the folder.