Monthly Archives: July 2012

Lead Time – handmade products

Project for today was to build a system to allow a shopowner to assign a leadtime to products. For example, a hand made product that takes 3 days to produce. Now imagine shopowner sells 50 or 60 such products, some of which can be sent immediately, some take 3 days to produce, some take 5… Read More »

2.3.1 to 2.3.2 upgrade service

2.3.1 to 2.3.2 upgrade service For those people who do not want to tak the chance of upgrading their shop(s), I install the new password reset functionality, and fully test it. It does not matter if your site is modified by addons or templates – I guarantee a fully working upgrade of the password functionality.… Read More »

osCommerce 2.3.2 to be released shortly

Hearing on the grapevine that osCommerce 2.3.2 is to released shortly. Changes from 2.3.1 to 2.3.2 (not scientifically exact, based on my looking at the files) 1. shopping_cart.php – Remove hardcoded language words 2. product_info.php – redirect to index page if no products_id is available 3. product_info.php – solve incorrect number of reviews bug 4.… Read More »

Products to Specifications and Customers to Specifications

Earlier in the year I created a “products to specifications” system – it was created specifically for a Pet Shop where the site owner can say “this product is good for Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, hamsters” and so on. This can be done for an unlimited number of specifications on an unlimited number of products. So,… Read More »

Filtering and Sorting Specials

Late last night I came across an interesting post from Carine, where the need is for filtering and sorting of the special offers. I’m intrigued to see what Carine comes up with… In the meantime, I decided to code up something very quick and dirty on the specials page only. I chose the easiest options… Read More »

Contact Form on search results?

The other day I wrote about my new “fuzzy search” which brings more power to the search function of osCommerce. My friend Paul asked about having a “contact form” on the search results page. My idea was to have a form show if the fuzzy search results show. So, now the advanced_search_result.php page looks something… Read More »