Monthly Archives: November 2010

More osCommerce 2.3.1 Templates

Here’s three more osCommerce 2.3.1 Templates that might interest you; Flower Shop Theme Photo Shop Theme Toy Shop Theme Interested in any of these? Each is priced individually at the vendors site. Extra cost for 1 hour of my time for installation/minor changes (if you need it) – email me on oscshops AT gmail DOT… Read More »

osCommerce 2.3.1 and Coupon Discounts

A Discount Coupon system fully compatible with osCommerce 2.3.1 – yes please! Admin Link is in the Customers InfoBox; You can see the number of uses and the date/time of the last use; You can easily turn a coupon on and off; Coupon can be set up in a very easy to follow form; As… Read More »

First ever osCommerce 2.3 template is available

Pleased to say that the very first commercially available 2.3 and 2.3.1 osCommerce template/theme is exclusively available here at Club osCommerce. ‘True Blue’ osCommerce Template Cool welcome message and shopping cart summary; Fade In and Out Banner Rotator, drop in images to link to products; Currency, Language, Bestsellers in the Footer; Social Bookmarks takes the… Read More »

Hide Products in osCommerce

The other day, one of my very good clients came up with the idea of having hidden products. That is products that do not show anywhere in his site other than on it’s own product_info.php page. It suits the way the client does business. I knew that there was a contribution that can handle this… Read More »

osCommerce and 960 grid system

So the new osCommerce 2.3 and 2.3.1 have Nathan Smiths 960 grid system as part of the core code. I’ve looked about the web and come to the conclusion that some users will really like it – it allows a person to layout the page in rows and columns very easily. You want 3 boxes… Read More »

osCommerce 2.3.1 available for download

An ultra quick release of a maintenance version of 2.3, bringing it to 2.3.1 – this release fixes some last minute changes that did not make it to the release of 2.3 for whatever reason. Changes Confirm new Product Reviews to the customer Fix a PHP notice in Phpass Fix Reviews Box language definition Fix… Read More »

osCommerce 2.3 is officially available

A flurry of activity from Harald and Mark saw osCommerce 2.3 released yesterday. The download link can be found on the official osCommerce site at http://www.oscommerce.com/solutions/downloads A quick overview of new features available in the new osCommerce is as follows; Modular Action Recorders to log and limit certain functions, including: Administration Tool login attempts Tell… Read More »

Category: RC3

FAQ: Product Downloads in osCommerce

I quite often receive emails asking how to set up product downloads in osCommerce. The latest was yesterday, so I decided to make a blog post FAQ. It’s a bit complicated, but here goes – let’s assume we are creating a downloadable eBook; 1. Make a .zip file and call it something memorable. Eg; ebook_123.zip… Read More »

osCommerce 2.3 – Information Boxes

2.3 has quite an interesting new feature which should make it much easier for store owners to change the look of their shop. The Information Boxes (that is those in the left and right column of most osCommerce sites) can now be turned on and off and swapped positions from directly in the shop admin.… Read More »

Category: RC3

osCommerce 2.3 – Reviews System

2.3 has a small change in the Reviews System. On older osCommerce versions, the review system was very prone to abuse as all reviews would be instantly available on site. Though HTML was stripped out (therefore stopping spammers from posting links), your shop could easily be the victim of a competitor or a disgruntled customer… Read More »