Category Archives: 2.3 Series

MP3 Player in osCommerce

Very simple project to add in a new upload feature on each product (in admin > categories.php) that allows the Shopowner to attach a sample MP3. In the shop, if the person browsing is looking at a product that has a MP3 attached, a nice MP3 player appears. Video (no sound): Interested Cost is 99… Read More »

Stocktake by Attribute, Modernised

I’ve previously posted about this system on the blog, but never reposted about the updates. What I am going to explain to you all in detail is an alternative to BOTH “qt pro” and “master / slave products”. Take the example of a shop selling Tshirts which come in 5 colours and 3 sizes. The… Read More »

Google Maps on osCommerce Contact Us Page

Took a few hours out to build up a solid interface to allow shops to easily show a Google Map on their contact us page. Interface has both Shop side (contact_us page): And Admin side (new locations page), admin side deals with adding, editing and deleting locations: It’s fully multi-language, and is ready to go.… Read More »

Zack Template for 2.3.4 series (and 2.3.3 series)

Here’s the latest “Big Bang” template for osCommerce; ZACK Demo Price £16, around $25usd Buy It Pre Sale Questions Reply to this post, or email me. Or get me on the osCommerce Forum. Support By Email, Twitter, osCommerce Forum. – bugfix release

New osCommerce Release – a bugfix release of 2.3.3, which is designated This solves a few important bugs in 2.3.3, namely; Who’s Online Parse REQUEST_URI with tep_db_prepare_input() before storing the value in the database. Replace REMOTE_ADDR with tep_get_ip_address(). Administration Tool -> Catalog -> Categories/Products Fix product price gross tax calculations when adding or editing… Read More »

Ultra flexible shipping module

Had a request from a long time client who needed a new shipping module where he could; 1. Set up a number of zones (in each zone is a group of countries) 2. For each zone have 5 input boxes; a. First X Kgs b. The cost for first X kgs c. Next Y Kgs… Read More »

Free Taster eBook and Mailing List and News

Free Taster: If you’ve been umming and aahing about spending a tenner on my design for 2.3 eBook – then have a download of the free taster ebook. If you like the style of writing, maybe you’ll go ahead and purchase the full ebook… Free Taster eBook Mailing List: I’ve also started up a mailing… Read More »

Add Large Image (link) in Admin

How to make the “add large image” link more prominent. In a standard osCommerce, the add large image link looks like this; It’s the tiny line of text with a blue cross. I get quite a few emails a month regarding this, as it’s not obvious to see it. So, let’s make it look more… Read More »

Mailchimp osCommerce Integration

One of my clients needs the ability to send professional HTML Newsletters and keep tabs on open rates, subscriber levels and all the rest of that data that should be interesting to every shop owner. So, he set out to find a Mailchimp integration that; 1. works 2. has modern code 3. looks good 4.… Read More »