Monthly Archives: September 2008

osCommerce Espanol and Password problems…

Gerard asks; 1) I notice that during New Client Registration, the fields “Fax Number” contain my database name, and the “Password” field already contains a password – I don’t know which. How can I correct this problem? This is a non-problem. I guess that you have asked your browser to “remember” some details – so… Read More »

STS Template To Buy?

JD asks; First of all I wanted to thank you for the useful books you have made on your website. I purchased already two of your applications for STS-OSC rc2 and package install for local host. I wanted to ask you if you or someone you know could help me with creating a simple html… Read More »

Local Collection from multiple pick up points

Peter asks; We’d like to give our local customers the option of collecting their orders from ‘Collection Points’ that we’re setting up with local businesses. The advantage is that the customers can save money on shipping for heavy/bulky products and help reduce our transportation carbon footprint by cutting back on the number of delivery vehicles… Read More »

How do I freshen up my site?

Peer asks; I have searched the forum without any luck. Is it possible to insert images in the PHP pages? I would like to fresh up my site with some images. I have also looked at the carousel, but find it difficult to include It certainly is pretty straightforward. You need to always bear in… Read More »

Mashup “New Products for month”

The standard “new products for month” box on the front page of most osCommerce sites is a complete waste of time. It just shows the last “x” (usually 9) products that were added/amended. Useless! Here’s a few ideas – open up /includes/modules/new_products.php 1. How about getting 9 RANDOM items to show? Easy. Find this code;… Read More »

Log In across many stores

Len asks; I have set up several related stores with osc and wondered if there was a way so that customers signing in to any one of the stores could use those credentials at any other store. I was unable to find any contributions to handle this particular set-up. Any help would be appreciated 🙂… Read More »

Mash the Product Info Page

HOw many times have you seen an osCommerce store that has the same boring old layout for the product_info.php page? 100s of times, I bet. Even some of the templates from Template Monster etc have only amended the larger picture rather than concentrating on smaller changes to individual pages. Today, whilst I was doing one… Read More »

Nice Testimonial

Done with the E-book That sure made things easy. Wish I had heard of it along time ago. I would recommend it to any one that is learning to use the OSC program. That is not php savvy. Many Many Thanks Ben It’s always nice to receive good words from people who have found my… Read More »

Discount Coupon Version 3

STOP PRESS: This contribution is now updated to Version 5 and has all sorts of cool extras. Please see the latest post about this. – Discount Coupon Version 3 It’s time to update my Discount Coupon Mod to Version 3. This update has seen a bit of an overhaul to how coupons are applied –… Read More »