Monthly Archives: November 2009

HTML in osCommerce Product Descriptions

Rob asks; If you don’t mind me asking, what are the current limitations with HTML in the product descriptions? The reason I ask is that I currently utilize HTML tables within the product descriptions to provide a matrix of dimensions for variations of a common product (length, width, unit weight, etc). Is this detrimental without… Read More »

The perfect osCommerce

I’d like to throw this open for your comments as to what should be included in an osCommerce package. Here is my suggestions; Avoiding abandoned carts 1. Reduced checkout 2. Shipping Estimator in shopping cart Product Details 1. Multiple images 2. HTML in product descriptions SEO 1. SEO Urls Features 1. Ability to give discount… Read More »

Products marked with ***

Janet asks; what does this mean: Products marked with *** dont exist in desired quantity in our stock. You can buy them anyway and check the quantity we have in stock for immediate deliver in the checkout process. This is a warning message to buyers to tell them that the amount of product they are… Read More »

Update on Hot 100 osCommerce sites

I found some time yesterday to update the osCommerce Hot 100 list. It’s surprising how many Shop Owners let their domains lapse, or just give up entirely. I found one shop had the “whos_online” error showing for over 3 months, which was a bit sad as this was a shop that was using one of… Read More »