Category Archives: 2.3 Series

A broken leg leads to a lack of posting …

No posts from me for 4 months due to recovering from a very badly broken leg, though why that stopped me typing I have no real idea. I hope you all had a good Xmas and best wishes for a prosperous 2015 in your osCommerce shops. Responsive osCommerce We released the “gold” version of the… Read More »

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 »