Benchmark Overview

Best Buy’s E-Commerce UX

This is a case study of Best Buy’s e-commerce user experience (UX) performance. It’s based on a full-performance review of more than 550 design elements. 59 other sites have also been benchmarked for a complete picture of the e-commerce UX landscape

Best Buy’s overall e-commerce UX performance is acceptable. This is mainly due to decent Cart & Checkout while simultaneously having mediocre Mobile E-Commerce and Product Lists & Filtering.

Best Buy’s Homepage & Category performance is acceptable. For instance, Best Buy’s category experience has good Intermediary Category Pages and decent Category Taxonomy yet suffers from broken Homepage.

Best Buy’s On-Site Search performance is acceptable. Notably, Best Buy’s on-site search performance is hampered by mediocre Results Layout & Filtering and poor Results Logic & Guidance, although this is helped somewhat by good Search Form & Logic and Search Autocomplete.

Best Buy’s Product Lists & Filtering performance is mediocre. Best Buy’s product listings are particularly thwarted by usability issues related to poor List Items: Personalization, poor Loading Products, and broken List Items: Interface & Hit Areas.

Best Buy’s Product Page performance is decent. For instance, Best Buy’s product page experience has state of the art Product Images and Specifications Sheet yet suffers from mediocre Image Gallery UI and broken Auxiliary Content.

Best Buy’s Cart & Checkout performance is decent. It is especially a state of the art Shipping & Store Pickup, Credit Card Form, and Cross-Sells that helps Best Buy’s checkout UX. Do, however, watch out for their poor Account Selection & Creation performance.

Best Buy’s Accounts & Self-Service performance is acceptable. Notably, Best Buy’s account performance is hampered by poor Account Drop-Down and ‘Your Account’: Addresses, Payments, & Newsletters, although this is helped somewhat by state of the art Order Returns and good Orders & Order Tracking.

Best Buy’s Mobile E-Commerce performance is mediocre. Best Buy’s mobile design in particular suffers from usability issues caused by mediocre Mobile Validation Errors, poor Mobile Homepage, Navigation, & Search, and poor Mobile Product Lists.

Rank: 20 of 60

Usability Score: 483

URL: bestbuy.com


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Best Buy's E-Commerce UX: 645 guidelines · Comparative score: 483.3

Homepage & Category: 62 guidelines · Score: 682.0

Homepage: 15 guidelines · Score: 21.3

These 15 ‘Homepage’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Homepage & Category UX research study, and outline the 15 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Homepage’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #237 Adhered Low · Score: 16.6

Guideline #240 Violated High · Score: -23.7

Guideline #242 Violated Low · Score: -11.8

Guideline #248 Violated Low · Score: -11.8

Guideline #235 Adhered High · Score: 14.2

Guideline #238 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #236 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #246 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #249 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #245 Issue Resolved · Score: 23.7

Guideline #241 Adhered Low · Score: 7.1

Guideline #247 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #239 Violated Low · Score: -7.1

Guideline #264 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #257 Adhered High · Score: 14.2

Category Taxonomy: 14 guidelines · Score: 241.6

These 14 ‘Category Taxonomy’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Homepage & Category UX research study, and outline the 14 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Category Taxonomy’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #253 Violated High · Score: -33.2

Guideline #261 Adhered High · Score: 23.7

Guideline #263 Adhered High · Score: 33.2

Guideline #266 Adhered Low · Score: 11.8

Guideline #267 Adhered Low · Score: 16.6

Guideline #268 Adhered High · Score: 28.4

Guideline #259 Adhered High · Score: 37.9

Guideline #282 Adhered High · Score: 23.7

Guideline #286 Adhered High · Score: 23.7

Guideline #274 Adhered High · Score: 23.7

Guideline #251 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #278 Adhered High · Score: 18.9

Guideline #277 Issue Resolved · Score: 18.9

Guideline #318 Adhered High · Score: 14.2

Main Navigation: 16 guidelines · Score: 184.7

These 16 ‘Main Navigation’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Homepage & Category UX research study, and outline the 16 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Main Navigation’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #287 Violated High · Score: -33.2

Guideline #294 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #302 Adhered High · Score: 33.2

Guideline #289 Adhered High · Score: 23.7

Guideline #288 Violated Low · Score: -14.2

Guideline #303 Adhered High · Score: 28.4

Guideline #298 Issue Resolved · Score: 28.4

Guideline #291 Adhered High · Score: 23.7

Guideline #297 Violated High · Score: -18.9

Guideline #256 Issue Resolved · Score: 23.7

Guideline #304 Adhered High · Score: 23.7

Guideline #305 Adhered High · Score: 18.9

Guideline #296 Issue Resolved · Score: 18.9

Guideline #299 Issue Resolved · Score: 14.2

Guideline #306 Adhered High · Score: 14.2

Guideline #300 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Intermediary Category Pages: 6 guidelines · Score: 118.4

These 6 ‘Intermediary Category Pages’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Homepage & Category UX research study, and outline the 6 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Intermediary Category Pages’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #307 Adhered High · Score: 37.9

Guideline #309 Adhered High · Score: 33.2

Guideline #308 Adhered High · Score: 23.7

Guideline #311 Adhered High · Score: 23.7

Guideline #312 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #310 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Site-Wide Layout: 11 guidelines · Score: 116.0

These 11 ‘Site-Wide Layout’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Homepage & Category UX research study, and outline the 11 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Site-Wide Layout’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #279 Adhered High · Score: 23.7

Guideline #258 Issue Resolved · Score: 37.9

Guideline #252 Adhered High · Score: 23.7

Guideline #250 Adhered High · Score: 18.9

Guideline #293 Violated High · Score: -18.9

Guideline #290 Adhered High · Score: 14.2

Guideline #284 Violated Low · Score: -7.1

Guideline #260 Adhered High · Score: 14.2

Guideline #255 Violated High · Score: -9.5

Guideline #273 Adhered High · Score: 18.9

Guideline #940 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

On-Site Search: 50 guidelines · Score: 502.5

Search Query Types: 12 guidelines · Score: 73.7

These 12 ‘Search Query Types’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale On-Site Search UX research study, and outline the 12 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Search Query Types’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #333 Adhered High · Score: 53.6

Guideline #334 Violated Low · Score: -26.8

Guideline #340 Adhered Low · Score: 16.7

Guideline #335 Violated Low · Score: -16.7

Guideline #337 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #341 Adhered Low · Score: 23.4

Guideline #344 Adhered Low · Score: 23.4

Guideline #399 Violated High · Score: -33.5

Guideline #338 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #347 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #342 Adhered High · Score: 33.5

Guideline #398 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Search Form & Logic: 10 guidelines · Score: 227.8

These 10 ‘Search Form & Logic’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale On-Site Search UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Search Form & Logic’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #336 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #346 Adhered High · Score: 40.2

Guideline #349 Issue Resolved · Score: 33.5

Guideline #407 Adhered High · Score: 46.9

Guideline #339 Issue Resolved · Score: 33.5

Guideline #343 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #351 Adhered High · Score: 33.5

Guideline #348 Adhered High · Score: 26.8

Guideline #350 Adhered High · Score: 13.4

Guideline #352 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Search Autocomplete: 8 guidelines · Score: 174.2

These 8 ‘Search Autocomplete’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale On-Site Search UX research study, and outline the 8 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Search Autocomplete’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #359 Adhered High · Score: 40.2

Guideline #404 Adhered Low · Score: 20.1

Guideline #361 Adhered High · Score: 20.1

Guideline #356 Adhered High · Score: 33.5

Guideline #369 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #368 Adhered High · Score: 33.5

Guideline #363 Adhered High · Score: 26.8

Guideline #1001 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Results Logic & Guidance: 8 guidelines · Score: 3.3

These 8 ‘Results Logic & Guidance’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale On-Site Search UX research study, and outline the 8 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Results Logic & Guidance’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #358 Violated High · Score: -46.9

Guideline #362 Adhered Low · Score: 23.4

Guideline #370 Violated High · Score: -40.2

Guideline #367 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #355 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #394 Issue Resolved · Score: 33.5

Guideline #365 Issue Resolved · Score: 33.5

Guideline #371 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Results Layout & Filtering: 12 guidelines · Score: 23.4

These 12 ‘Results Layout & Filtering’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale On-Site Search UX research study, and outline the 12 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Results Layout & Filtering’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #382 Violated High · Score: -33.5

Guideline #379 Issue Resolved · Score: 53.6

Guideline #386 Issue Resolved · Score: 46.9

Guideline #381 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #377 Adhered High · Score: 33.5

Guideline #376 Adhered Low · Score: 26.8

Guideline #403 Violated Low · Score: -23.4

Guideline #393 Violated High · Score: -33.5

Guideline #406 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #378 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #401 Violated High · Score: -26.8

Guideline #402 Violated Low · Score: -20.1

Product Lists & Filtering: 95 guidelines · Score: 234.3

List Layout: 7 guidelines · Score: 88.9

These 7 ‘List Layout’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 7 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘List Layout’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #541 Violated Low · Score: -21.5

Guideline #533 Adhered High · Score: 32.3

Guideline #531 Adhered Low · Score: 13.5

Guideline #537 Adhered High · Score: 26.9

Guideline #535 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #536 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #862 Adhered High · Score: 37.7

Loading Products: 5 guidelines · Score: -48.5

These 5 ‘Loading Products’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Loading Products’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #501 Violated High · Score: -32.3

Guideline #502 Violated Low · Score: -16.2

Guideline #503 Adhered High · Score: 16.2

Guideline #504 Violated Low · Score: -16.2

Guideline #505 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

List Items: Product Info & Thumbnails: 16 guidelines · Score: 121.2

These 16 ‘List Items: Product Info & Thumbnails’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 16 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘List Items: Product Info & Thumbnails’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #440 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #421 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #443 Adhered High · Score: 37.7

Guideline #446 Violated High · Score: -32.3

Guideline #422 Adhered High · Score: 32.3

Guideline #441 Adhered High · Score: 26.9

Guideline #447 Adhered Low · Score: 8.1

Guideline #444 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #455 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #445 Adhered High · Score: 37.7

Guideline #457 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #463 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #456 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #458 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #459 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #462 Adhered Low · Score: 10.8

List Items: Interface & Hit Areas: 11 guidelines · Score: -115.8

These 11 ‘List Items: Interface & Hit Areas’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 11 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘List Items: Interface & Hit Areas’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #448 Violated High · Score: -37.7

Guideline #528 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #452 Violated High · Score: -26.9

Guideline #450 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #449 Violated High · Score: -26.9

Guideline #525 Violated Low · Score: -13.5

Guideline #527 Violated High · Score: -26.9

Guideline #529 Issue Resolved · Score: 32.3

Guideline #530 Violated High · Score: -16.2

Guideline #526 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #993 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

List Items: Personalization: 5 guidelines · Score: -32.3

These 5 ‘List Items: Personalization’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘List Items: Personalization’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #480 Violated High · Score: -37.7

Guideline #482 Adhered High · Score: 26.9

Guideline #483 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #485 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #484 Violated High · Score: -21.5

Filtering: Available Filters: 10 guidelines · Score: 16.2

These 10 ‘Filtering: Available Filters’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Filtering: Available Filters’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #409 Adhered High · Score: 43.1

Guideline #413 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #418 Adhered High · Score: 37.7

Guideline #408 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #417 Violated High · Score: -37.7

Guideline #540 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #410 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #414 Adhered High · Score: 26.9

Guideline #416 Violated High · Score: -26.9

Guideline #415 Violated High · Score: -26.9

Filtering: Scope & Logic: 14 guidelines · Score: 78.1

These 14 ‘Filtering: Scope & Logic’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 14 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Filtering: Scope & Logic’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #424 Violated High · Score: -37.7

Guideline #427 Adhered High · Score: 37.7

Guideline #433 Violated Low · Score: -18.9

Guideline #423 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #430 Violated High · Score: -32.3

Guideline #428 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #432 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #429 Adhered High · Score: 10.8

Guideline #436 Adhered High · Score: 10.8

Guideline #439 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #488 Adhered High · Score: 26.9

Guideline #492 Adhered High · Score: 26.9

Guideline #493 Adhered High · Score: 26.9

Guideline #486 Adhered High · Score: 26.9

Filtering: Interface & Layout: 11 guidelines · Score: 78.1

These 11 ‘Filtering: Interface & Layout’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 11 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Filtering: Interface & Layout’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #468 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #474 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #470 Adhered High · Score: 37.7

Guideline #464 Violated High · Score: -26.9

Guideline #467 Adhered High · Score: 26.9

Guideline #475 Violated High · Score: -26.9

Guideline #479 Adhered High · Score: 26.9

Guideline #476 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #465 Issue Resolved · Score: 26.9

Guideline #471 Adhered Low · Score: 13.5

Guideline #472 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Sorting: 11 guidelines · Score: 70.0

These 11 ‘Sorting’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 11 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Sorting’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #510 Adhered Low · Score: 21.5

Guideline #511 Violated High · Score: -37.7

Guideline #539 Adhered Low · Score: 10.8

Guideline #514 Adhered High · Score: 26.9

Guideline #513 Adhered High · Score: 26.9

Guideline #509 Violated High · Score: -26.9

Guideline #521 Adhered High · Score: 26.9

Guideline #517 Adhered High · Score: 21.5

Guideline #515 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #516 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #523 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Comparison Tool: 5 guidelines · Score: -21.5

These 5 ‘Comparison Tool’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Lists & Filtering UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Comparison Tool’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #495 Adhered High · Score: 37.7

Guideline #496 Violated High · Score: -26.9

Guideline #497 Violated High · Score: -37.7

Guideline #499 Violated High · Score: -16.2

Guideline #498 Issue Resolved · Score: 21.5

Product Page: 95 guidelines · Score: 661.0

Product Page Layout: 8 guidelines · Score: -32.8

These 8 ‘Product Page Layout’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 8 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Product Page Layout’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #751 Violated Low · Score: -12.1

Guideline #753 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #758 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #757 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #784 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #738 Violated High · Score: -20.7

Guideline #766 Violated High · Score: -17.3

Guideline #846 Issue Resolved · Score: 17.3

Product Images: 9 guidelines · Score: 170.9

‘State of the Art’

These 9 ‘Product Images’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 9 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Product Images’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #740 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #741 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #747 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #755 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #744 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #745 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #752 Adhered Low · Score: 8.6

Guideline #854 Issue Resolved · Score: 17.3

Guideline #756 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Image Gallery UI: 10 guidelines · Score: 38.0

These 10 ‘Image Gallery UI’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Image Gallery UI’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #774 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #771 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #776 Violated Low · Score: -12.1

Guideline #775 Violated High · Score: -20.7

Guideline #779 Violated Low · Score: -8.6

Guideline #783 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #781 Issue Resolved · Score: 17.3

Guideline #773 Issue Resolved · Score: 10.4

Guideline #778 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #777 Adhered High · Score: 10.4

Product Video & 360-View: 4 guidelines · Score: 48.3

‘State of the Art’

These 4 ‘Product Video & 360-View’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 4 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Product Video & 360-View’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #759 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #770 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #760 Adhered Low · Score: 6.9

Guideline #761 Adhered High · Score: 6.9

The 'Buy' Section: 9 guidelines · Score: 20.7

These 9 ‘The 'Buy' Section’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 9 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘The 'Buy' Section’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #791 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #795 Violated High · Score: -24.2

Guideline #820 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #798 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #817 Violated High · Score: -17.3

Guideline #792 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #816 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #793 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #789 Violated High · Score: -6.9

Shipping, Returns, and Gifting: 7 guidelines · Score: 43.1

These 7 ‘Shipping, Returns, and Gifting’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 7 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Shipping, Returns, and Gifting’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #825 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #826 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #803 Violated Low · Score: -12.1

Guideline #836 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #804 Adhered High · Score: 10.4

Guideline #802 Adhered High · Score: 10.4

Guideline #805 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Product Variations: 9 guidelines · Score: 48.3

These 9 ‘Product Variations’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 9 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Product Variations’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #848 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #853 Violated High · Score: -17.3

Guideline #849 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #837 Issue Resolved · Score: 17.3

Guideline #851 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #800 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #850 Issue Resolved · Score: 6.9

Guideline #852 Adhered High · Score: 6.9

Guideline #856 Violated High · Score: -6.9

Product Descriptions: 7 guidelines · Score: 91.5

These 7 ‘Product Descriptions’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 7 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Product Descriptions’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #841 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #843 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #861 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #860 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #845 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #844 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #847 Violated Low · Score: -8.6

Specifications Sheet: 5 guidelines · Score: 86.3

‘State of the Art’

These 5 ‘Specifications Sheet’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Specifications Sheet’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #858 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #840 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #835 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #839 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #857 Adhered High · Score: 10.4

User Reviews: 13 guidelines · Score: 120.8

These 13 ‘User Reviews’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 13 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘User Reviews’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #739 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #743 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #750 Violated High · Score: -27.6

Guideline #749 Adhered High · Score: 20.7

Guideline #768 Violated Low · Score: -8.6

Guideline #742 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #748 Violated Low · Score: -8.6

Guideline #785 Adhered Low · Score: 8.6

Guideline #767 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #765 Adhered Low · Score: 8.6

Guideline #746 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #763 Adhered High · Score: 10.4

Guideline #786 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Auxiliary Content: 5 guidelines · Score: -38.0

These 5 ‘Auxiliary Content’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Auxiliary Content’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #807 Violated High · Score: -24.2

Guideline #788 Violated High · Score: -13.8

Guideline #787 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #806 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #769 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Cross-Sells & Cross-Navigation: 9 guidelines · Score: 63.9

These 9 ‘Cross-Sells & Cross-Navigation’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Product Page UX research study, and outline the 9 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Cross-Sells & Cross-Navigation’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #810 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #811 Adhered High · Score: 24.2

Guideline #828 Violated Low · Score: -8.6

Guideline #813 Violated Low · Score: -8.6

Guideline #814 Adhered Low · Score: 8.6

Guideline #812 Violated High · Score: -17.3

Guideline #821 Adhered High · Score: 17.3

Guideline #819 Adhered High · Score: 20.7

Guideline #827 Adhered High · Score: 10.4

Cart & Checkout: 134 guidelines · Score: 705.9

Shopping Cart & “Added to Cart” Behavior: 10 guidelines · Score: 4.1

These 10 ‘Shopping Cart & “Added to Cart” Behavior’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Shopping Cart & “Added to Cart” Behavior’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #601 Issue Resolved · Score: 13.7

Guideline #600 Violated High · Score: -13.7

Guideline #602 Issue Resolved · Score: 13.7

Guideline #603 Issue Resolved · Score: 13.7

Guideline #732 Violated High · Score: -19.1

Guideline #620 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #623 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #622 Violated High · Score: -13.7

Guideline #673 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #624 Violated High · Score: -10.9

Account Selection & Creation: 9 guidelines · Score: -4.1

These 9 ‘Account Selection & Creation’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 9 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Account Selection & Creation’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #637 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #652 Violated Low · Score: -9.6

Guideline #639 Violated Low · Score: -9.6

Guideline #677 Violated High · Score: -19.1

Guideline #638 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #653 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #676 Adhered Low · Score: 6.8

Guideline #665 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #640 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Customer & Address Information: 12 guidelines · Score: 62.8

These 12 ‘Customer & Address Information’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 12 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Customer & Address Information’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #731 Violated Low · Score: -9.6

Guideline #566 Adhered High · Score: 21.8

Guideline #567 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #565 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #736 Issue Resolved · Score: 19.1

Guideline #561 Violated High · Score: -13.7

Guideline #558 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #557 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #560 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #573 Adhered High · Score: 10.9

Guideline #562 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #564 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Gifting Flow & Features: 5 guidelines · Score: -1.4

These 5 ‘Gifting Flow & Features’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Gifting Flow & Features’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #647 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #650 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #646 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #649 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #645 Violated High · Score: -8.2

Shipping & Store Pickup: 11 guidelines · Score: 118.8

‘State of the Art’

These 11 ‘Shipping & Store Pickup’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 11 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Shipping & Store Pickup’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #544 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #547 Adhered High · Score: 16.4

Guideline #550 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #543 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #548 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #549 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #632 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #633 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #631 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #634 Adhered Low · Score: 6.8

Guideline #635 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Payment Flow & Methods (Incl. Third-Party): 8 guidelines · Score: 19.1

These 8 ‘Payment Flow & Methods (Incl. Third-Party)’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 8 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Payment Flow & Methods (Incl. Third-Party)’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #590 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #671 Adhered Low · Score: 8.2

Guideline #617 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #615 Violated High · Score: -13.7

Guideline #616 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #672 Adhered Low · Score: 5.5

Guideline #586 Adhered Low · Score: 5.5

Guideline #589 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Credit Card Form: 10 guidelines · Score: 84.6

‘State of the Art’

These 10 ‘Credit Card Form’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Credit Card Form’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #582 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #594 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #587 Violated High · Score: -19.1

Guideline #583 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #588 Issue Resolved · Score: 13.7

Guideline #577 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #584 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #591 Adhered High · Score: 10.9

Guideline #585 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Guideline #664 Adhered High · Score: 5.5

Order Review: 5 guidelines · Score: -13.7

These 5 ‘Order Review’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Order Review’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #552 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #556 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #545 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #551 Violated High · Score: -13.7

Guideline #553 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Order Confirmation & E-Mail: 4 guidelines · Score: -5.5

These 4 ‘Order Confirmation & E-Mail’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 4 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Order Confirmation & E-Mail’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #599 Violated Low · Score: -6.8

Guideline #596 Violated High · Score: -10.9

Guideline #598 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Guideline #597 Adhered Low · Score: 4.1

Form & Page Design: 10 guidelines · Score: 75.1

These 10 ‘Form & Page Design’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Form & Page Design’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #606 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #611 Violated High · Score: -13.7

Guideline #687 Adhered High · Score: 10.9

Guideline #613 Violated High · Score: -8.2

Guideline #607 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Guideline #608 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Guideline #730 Adhered Low · Score: 9.6

Guideline #679 Issue Resolved · Score: 19.1

Guideline #668 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #733 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

User Interactions & Distractions: 10 guidelines · Score: 92.8

These 10 ‘User Interactions & Distractions’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘User Interactions & Distractions’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #696 Issue Resolved · Score: 19.1

Guideline #707 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #609 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #709 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #726 Adhered High · Score: 16.4

Guideline #714 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #727 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #713 Adhered High · Score: 16.4

Guideline #657 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Guideline #699 Adhered High · Score: 5.5

Cross-Sells: 4 guidelines · Score: 54.6

‘State of the Art’

These 4 ‘Cross-Sells’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 4 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Cross-Sells’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #581 Issue Resolved · Score: 19.1

Guideline #579 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #580 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #578 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Validation Errors & Data Persistence: 10 guidelines · Score: 38.2

These 10 ‘Validation Errors & Data Persistence’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Validation Errors & Data Persistence’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #720 Adhered High · Score: 21.8

Guideline #723 Issue Resolved · Score: 21.8

Guideline #722 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #719 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #721 Violated High · Score: -16.4

Guideline #718 Violated Low · Score: -8.2

Guideline #625 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #626 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #627 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #629 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Field Labels & Microcopy: 7 guidelines · Score: 43.7

These 7 ‘Field Labels & Microcopy’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 7 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Field Labels & Microcopy’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #686 Violated High · Score: -21.8

Guideline #683 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #681 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #685 Adhered High · Score: 10.9

Guideline #694 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #690 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #689 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Field Design & Features: 8 guidelines · Score: 73.7

‘State of the Art’

These 8 ‘Field Design & Features’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 8 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Field Design & Features’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #674 Issue Resolved · Score: 19.1

Guideline #659 Adhered Low · Score: 6.8

Guideline #669 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #660 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #658 Violated Low · Score: -4.1

Guideline #705 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Guideline #670 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Guideline #663 Issue Resolved · Score: 8.2

Default Values & Autocompletion: 8 guidelines · Score: 81.9

These 8 ‘Default Values & Autocompletion’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Cart & Checkout UX research study, and outline the 8 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Default Values & Autocompletion’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #555 Adhered High · Score: 19.1

Guideline #554 Adhered High · Score: 16.4

Guideline #568 Issue Resolved · Score: 16.4

Guideline #576 Adhered High · Score: 13.7

Guideline #572 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #734 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Guideline #618 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #571 Adhered High · Score: 8.2

Accounts & Self-Service: 65 guidelines · Score: 250.5

Account Drop-Down: 7 guidelines · Score: -71.6

These 7 ‘Account Drop-Down’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Accounts & Self-Service UX research study, and outline the 7 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Account Drop-Down’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #871 Violated High · Score: -44.7

Guideline #872 Adhered High · Score: 44.7

Guideline #876 Violated High · Score: -44.7

Guideline #877 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #886 Violated High · Score: -53.7

Guideline #887 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #900 Issue Resolved · Score: 26.8

Account Dashboard: 6 guidelines · Score: -111.8

These 6 ‘Account Dashboard’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Accounts & Self-Service UX research study, and outline the 6 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Account Dashboard’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #863 Violated Low · Score: -13.4

Guideline #865 Violated High · Score: -53.7

Guideline #866 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #870 Violated High · Score: -35.8

Guideline #873 Adhered High · Score: 26.8

Guideline #874 Violated High · Score: -35.8

Account Sign In: 6 guidelines · Score: 152.1

These 6 ‘Account Sign In’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Accounts & Self-Service UX research study, and outline the 6 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Account Sign In’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #879 Adhered High · Score: 62.6

Guideline #882 Violated High · Score: -44.7

Guideline #889 Adhered High · Score: 53.7

Guideline #890 Issue Resolved · Score: 35.8

Guideline #903 Adhered High · Score: 44.7

Guideline #926 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

'Your Account': Addresses, Payments, & Newsletters: 13 guidelines · Score: -98.4

These 13 ‘'Your Account': Addresses, Payments, & Newsletters’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Accounts & Self-Service UX research study, and outline the 13 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘'Your Account': Addresses, Payments, & Newsletters’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #864 Adhered Low · Score: 26.8

Guideline #888 Adhered High · Score: 26.8

Guideline #891 Violated High · Score: -44.7

Guideline #893 Adhered Low · Score: 22.4

Guideline #896 Violated High · Score: -26.8

Guideline #902 Adhered Low · Score: 13.4

Guideline #904 Adhered High · Score: 17.9

Guideline #908 Adhered High · Score: 44.7

Guideline #911 Violated High · Score: -44.7

Guideline #916 Violated High · Score: -44.7

Guideline #917 Violated High · Score: -17.9

Guideline #918 Violated High · Score: -26.8

Guideline #919 Violated High · Score: -44.7

Orders & Order Tracking: 14 guidelines · Score: 223.7

These 14 ‘Orders & Order Tracking’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Accounts & Self-Service UX research study, and outline the 14 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Orders & Order Tracking’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #878 Adhered Low · Score: 17.9

Guideline #884 Violated High · Score: -17.9

Guideline #895 Issue Resolved · Score: 44.7

Guideline #905 Violated Low · Score: -13.4

Guideline #906 Adhered High · Score: 44.7

Guideline #907 Adhered High · Score: 44.7

Guideline #909 Violated High · Score: -44.7

Guideline #910 Adhered High · Score: 17.9

Guideline #912 Adhered High · Score: 26.8

Guideline #913 Adhered High · Score: 26.8

Guideline #914 Adhered High · Score: 44.7

Guideline #915 Adhered High · Score: 26.8

Guideline #924 Violated Low · Score: -22.4

Guideline #925 Adhered High · Score: 26.8

Order Returns: 11 guidelines · Score: 286.3

‘State of the Art’

These 11 ‘Order Returns’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Accounts & Self-Service UX research study, and outline the 11 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Order Returns’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #867 Adhered High · Score: 44.7

Guideline #868 Adhered High · Score: 44.7

Guideline #869 Adhered High · Score: 44.7

Guideline #894 Adhered Low · Score: 35.8

Guideline #897 Adhered High · Score: 44.7

Guideline #898 Adhered High · Score: 26.8

Guideline #899 Adhered High · Score: 26.8

Guideline #920 Violated Low · Score: -22.4

Guideline #921 Adhered Low · Score: 22.4

Guideline #922 Adhered High · Score: 44.7

Guideline #927 Violated High · Score: -26.8

Account-Wide Navigation, Structure, & Information: 8 guidelines · Score: -129.7

These 8 ‘Account-Wide Navigation, Structure, & Information’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Accounts & Self-Service UX research study, and outline the 8 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Account-Wide Navigation, Structure, & Information’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #875 Violated High · Score: -26.8

Guideline #880 Violated High · Score: -17.9

Guideline #881 Violated High · Score: -44.7

Guideline #883 Violated Low · Score: -31.3

Guideline #885 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #892 Violated High · Score: -44.7

Guideline #901 Violated Low · Score: -8.9

Guideline #923 Adhered High · Score: 44.7

Mobile E-Commerce: 144 guidelines · Score: 346.8

Mobile Homepage, Navigation, & Search: 12 guidelines · Score: -35.5

These 12 ‘Mobile Homepage, Navigation, & Search’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 12 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Homepage, Navigation, & Search’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #209 Violated Low · Score: -15.8

Guideline #116 Issue Resolved · Score: 31.5

Guideline #130 Violated High · Score: -23.6

Guideline #228 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #210 Adhered Low · Score: 13.8

Guideline #211 Violated High · Score: -31.5

Guideline #229 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #230 Violated High · Score: -27.6

Guideline #203 Violated High · Score: -23.6

Guideline #166 Violated Low · Score: -13.8

Guideline #93 Adhered Low · Score: 7.9

Guideline #91 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Mobile Product Lists: 15 guidelines · Score: -17.7

These 15 ‘Mobile Product Lists’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 15 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Product Lists’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #90 Adhered High · Score: 31.5

Guideline #89 Violated Low · Score: -13.8

Guideline #79 Violated High · Score: -23.6

Guideline #233 Violated High · Score: -19.7

Guideline #87 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #76 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #80 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #143 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #78 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #216 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #75 Violated High · Score: -15.8

Guideline #74 Violated High · Score: -7.9

Guideline #158 Violated High · Score: -19.7

Guideline #162 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #102 Violated High · Score: -11.8

Mobile Filtering & Sorting: 9 guidelines · Score: 37.4

These 9 ‘Mobile Filtering & Sorting’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 9 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Filtering & Sorting’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #212 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #221 Violated High · Score: -27.6

Guideline #215 Violated Low · Score: -9.9

Guideline #222 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #68 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #232 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #219 Violated Low · Score: -7.9

Guideline #213 Violated High · Score: -15.8

Guideline #142 Adhered High · Score: 11.8

Mobile Product Page Layouts: 6 guidelines · Score: -17.7

These 6 ‘Mobile Product Page Layouts’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 6 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Product Page Layouts’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #111 Violated High · Score: -27.6

Guideline #144 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #154 Violated Low · Score: -9.9

Guideline #149 Violated High · Score: -19.7

Guideline #234 Issue Resolved · Score: 19.7

Guideline #176 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Mobile Product Descriptions, Specs, & Images: 13 guidelines · Score: 102.5

These 13 ‘Mobile Product Descriptions, Specs, & Images’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 13 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Product Descriptions, Specs, & Images’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #159 Violated Low · Score: -11.8

Guideline #169 Violated Low · Score: -7.9

Guideline #77 Violated High · Score: -11.8

Guideline #109 Adhered High · Score: 31.5

Guideline #110 Adhered Low · Score: 13.8

Guideline #113 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #112 Violated High · Score: -15.8

Guideline #114 Violated High · Score: -7.9

Guideline #148 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #133 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #134 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #164 Adhered Low · Score: 13.8

Guideline #163 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Mobile Shopping Cart, Cost & Account: 10 guidelines · Score: 86.7

These 10 ‘Mobile Shopping Cart, Cost & Account’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 10 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Shopping Cart, Cost & Account’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #208 Adhered Low · Score: 9.9

Guideline #140 Adhered High · Score: 11.8

Guideline #104 Adhered High · Score: 31.5

Guideline #103 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #107 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #106 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #127 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #179 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #180 Violated Low · Score: -13.8

Guideline #185 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Mobile Checkout Information: 15 guidelines · Score: 31.5

These 15 ‘Mobile Checkout Information’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 15 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Checkout Information’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #120 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #108 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #168 Adhered Low · Score: 11.8

Guideline #167 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #139 Violated High · Score: -23.6

Guideline #150 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #205 Adhered Low · Score: 9.9

Guideline #118 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #194 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #192 Violated High · Score: -7.9

Guideline #196 Violated High · Score: -7.9

Guideline #182 Violated High · Score: -11.8

Guideline #193 Violated High · Score: -11.8

Guideline #161 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #191 Adhered Low · Score: 5.9

Mobile Form Field Usability: 18 guidelines · Score: 128.1

These 18 ‘Mobile Form Field Usability’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 18 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Form Field Usability’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #186 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #190 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #121 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #183 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #189 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #128 Violated High · Score: -15.8

Guideline #187 Adhered High · Score: 7.9

Guideline #165 Adhered High · Score: 7.9

Guideline #181 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #197 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #155 Violated High · Score: -31.5

Guideline #156 Violated High · Score: -31.5

Guideline #160 Adhered Low · Score: 13.8

Guideline #157 Neutral · Score: 0.0

Guideline #145 Issue Resolved · Score: 23.6

Guideline #171 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #184 Adhered High · Score: 15.8

Guideline #220 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Touch Keyboards: 5 guidelines · Score: 27.6

These 5 ‘Touch Keyboards’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 5 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Touch Keyboards’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #71 Adhered High · Score: 23.6

Guideline #65 Violated Low · Score: -11.8

Guideline #69 Adhered High · Score: 15.8

Guideline #70 Violated High · Score: -7.9

Guideline #66 Adhered High · Score: 7.9

Mobile Validation Errors: 7 guidelines · Score: 3.9

These 7 ‘Mobile Validation Errors’ guidelines are only available in Baymard Premium — they are based on our large-scale Mobile E-Commerce UX research study, and outline the 7 elements necessary to create a high-performing ‘Mobile Validation Errors’ implementation.

Premium also shows you why Best Buy and 59 other top e-commerce sites perform as they do, and allow you to self-audit your own sites to see how your UX performance stacks up against theirs — learn more.

Guideline #119 Adhered High · Score: 27.6

Guideline #224 Violated Low · Score: -15.8

Guideline #226 Violated Low · Score: -11.8

Guideline #225 Adhered High · Score: 19.7

Guideline #223 Violated High · Score: -15.8

Guideline #227 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

Guideline #175 Not Applicable · Score: 0.0

All 60 sites were benchmarked across the 610 guidelines. During our evaluation, Best Buy’s e-commerce site adhered to 342 usability guidelines, violated 213, and scored neutral on 87 occasions, while a remaining 34 guidelines weren’t applicable.

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Industry Comparison: Electronics & Office

Overall Best Buy ranks 20 when comparing their e-commerce UX performance against the 59 other major US e-commerce sites in the benchmark, and ranks 4 in the Electronics & Office industry.