Category Archives: 2.3 Series

Customers Personal Page

Imagine if you will owning an osCommerce shop that is quite large, and giving customers the ability to “save” products to a special page thereby making it very easy for them to return and order something they found at your site. I suppose it is a bit like a “private wishlist”. Imagine no more as… Read More »

Simple Pre Order System

One of my long standing clients needed a solution that allows customer to purchase “out of stock” products, and writes a prominent message telling them that their order will be dispatched when the product is back in stock. Customer came up with the idea of some sort of flag based on products_stock (which is the… Read More »

osCommerce Reboot

It’s been a long time coming but osCommerce (the brand) has been rebooted. The main website at has been updated and is now running on custom software. The Forum software has been updated with many new features including a nice “member of the month” feature. There are new Sponsorship opportunities for both “community sponsors”… Read More »

Individual Shipping Per Product Per Zone

Approached recently by a potential customer who needs to set up a system for charging postage on a per product basis, per geographic zone. This needs to work as a “extra cost” on top of the usual shipping cost. Think in terms of an awkward to send product where you might want to charge $10… Read More »

Reorder the same

In osCommerce there is native functionality that allows the person to reorder on a product by product basis – it’s the bm_order_history infobox. It pretty much lists the last few products ordered and has a clickable link which either adds the product to the shopping_cart, or goes to the product_information page to allow to select… Read More »

Filtering Multiple Specifications

Regular readers will remember that I posted up a system of adding specifications to products, which are then filterable in the category structure (eg, show me products that have a specification of “blue” in this category). Read more. In that post, one task for the future was; A way to filter based on multiple specifications;… Read More »

No JS Header Tag Module

A couple of months back I posted about the need to tell customers that they are browsing with .js off and so some functions of the shop may not work. Read more: I placed the code into my Github, so that anyone who needed it could easily take it. In the osCommerce chat the… Read More »

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 precisely what he or she is interested in. So, I made a copy of contact_us… Read More »

231 to 233 upgrade service

I am now offering a 2.3.1 (or 2.3.2) to 2.3.3 upgrade service. It does not matter if your site is fairly basic or if it is highly modified with addons and template. The cost of the upgrade service is $275, and you end up with all core files properly updated, along with all 2.3.3 features… Read More »