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Enquire about WHAT product?

Here's a little project I completed some time back but updated today. The essence of the project is to create a new osCommerce page that acts like the "contact_us" page but allows the person contacting to let the shopowner know

Posted in 2.3.1, Makeover

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

Posted in 2.3.1, 2.3.2

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

Posted in 2.3.1

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

Posted in 2.3.1

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

Posted in 2.3.1

Project for today 28 June 2012

Today and tomorrows project is to fix up a shop that a developer upgraded from 2.2 to 2.3.1. Lots of little things are broken and these all need to be put right. In addition the site owner has some other

Posted in 2.3.1

Groupon Payment Module for osCommerce

Was contacted late last night for an urgent task which was to create a payment module which has the ability to accept a Groupon Voucher and PIN code. Once I started thinking about it, I realised that a payment module

Posted in 2.3.1

Related Products in osCommerce

My next project (which is to be done at some point before the end of the coming weekend) is to implement a system of "related products". There are loads of already made addons that can relate one product to another

Posted in 2.3.1

Get Order Status without logging in…

A nice idea by a client of mine is to have the ability for a customer to insert their order number and email address into a form, which then shows their "order status"; And the information is presented, without a

Posted in 2.3.1

Add Math Protection to contact_us.php

This morning I was contacted to see about adding a question to osCommerce just like I have on this blog – where I ask a math question…I was going to suggest using Google recaptcha service, but the client did not

Posted in 2.3.1, Code Tips