In the official osCommerce Forum, Paul asks; … I need to prevent any customer that has not got a minimum total weight in their cart from proceeding through the checkout; does anyone have any ideas on how this might be achieved most efficiently? I don’t want to be hand-held through making a contribution to do… Read More »
Scott asks; I’ve got an OSCommerce site … I need to add hundreds of items. Is there a way to simply upload all of them in a spreadsheet of data base of some sort rather than doing each item individually? Easy Populate: http://www.oscommerce.com/community/contributions,500 Good luck!
John asks; I’ve hunted high and low and can’t find a solution to this problem. I want to provide free shipping for orders over £20 … but needs to apply a charge if the total weight exceeds 1kg. Is there a way to do this – or a contribution that can be used to do… Read More »
Some people (myself included) use osCommerce as a stock-keeping program as well as a e-commerce sales program. There are drawbacks to doing it this way (eg, lack of “nice” reports, accountancy etc), but it’s certainly do-able. A question in the official osCommerce forum went like this; I need a simple bean counting script that will… Read More »
The other day a client approached me about a feature which he had seen on a store (not an osCommerce store). To cut a long story short, it showed available levels of stock in a “traffic light” system; More than 10 on hand = green Between 2 and 9 = orange Less than 2 =… Read More »
Barbara asks; I was asked to transfer the oscommerce site I’ve been working on to a different server and to create a “test mirror site”, where we could change pages, change PRODUCTS and get ready for a new season, so that they could test it and see the new version of the site live and… Read More »
My Twitter page is at http://twitter.com/oscommerce_pro if anyone would want more regular updates of what I do during the day. Twitter is perfect for short soundbites, different to a blog or a forum.
In the standard osCommerce invoice page, the shipping method and cost is shown in the order_totals, as below; You can see that this order used “Flat Rate (Best Way)”… On the official osCommerce forum, Tony asked; I wish to add the shipping/postal method selected during checkout as part of the delivery label. Does anybody know… Read More »
Thrashbox is a css way to create great looking boxes. You can view the homepage and a load of reading material at http://www.vertexwerks.com/tests/sidebox/. Enjoy! It’s really simple to get this effect into osCommerce, image below; Look good, don’t they. All you need to do id be using the “default” layout of osc v3 (not the… Read More »
Ellie asks; …finally version 3 of osc is available, so should I upgrade my existing store? That’s kind of a tough question, as the new v3 osCommerce is much better than previous versions of osCommerce. It’s leaner, meaner and faster. The codebase is changed a lot from the previous versions… However, this update has caused… Read More »