Category Archives: 2.3 Series

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 »

osCommerce 2.3.3 to be released shortly

As I was the first to break the news that 2.3.2 was to be shortly released, I might as well let you know that 2.3.3 is just about ready for a release. 2.3.3 is a bugfix release, and security upgrade. It is great to see more regular releases of osCommerce, this can only re-ignite the… 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 »

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 »