Category Archives: Makeover

Project for today 13 June 2012

Todays project was pretty hardcore, as part of an overall larger project that is ongoing. Client sells a range of products that need to be treated in different ways (particularly for postage)… In essence, the products are either “live” or “dry”. Think in terms of a product such as live Coral, or a dry product… Read More »

Choose your own selection project

A guest post from Matt over at – purveyor of chocolate and other goodies. Selecting a bunch of products to create 1 overall product When you need your customers to be able to choose from a variety of products to create one final product to add to their cart, you will find that the… Read More »

Must Agree to Terms and Conditions

There are a couple of Terms and Conditions addons floating about, but I decided that none of them were quite suitable for the needs of my latest client. What the client wanted is three-fold; 1. Have a link in the checkout_confirmation page, which, when clicked pops up the Terms and Conditions for the buyer to… Read More »

Template Monster template – project complete

Had a potential client contact me who had purchased a Template Monster osCommerce template. “oh no”, thought I. The client had some good ideas to try to make the template less like a template and more to their own design. The majority of changes took place in the header and footer files (including the template_*… Read More »

2.3.1 Template – watch as I build…

I thought it might be interesting for you to “watch” a template build as I do it. So what I will do is screenshot every so often so you can see how it is coming on. This is a mockup that I am going to attempt to come close to; After I am finished, I… Read More »

You’ve added XYZ to your cart

For the build I’ve been working on for the last couple of days, a really nice feature is a message that shows when the buyer adds something to their cart. Basically it’s a reinforcement of the action they just took; Let me know what you think. The code is based on the last added product… Read More »

Quick Add To Cart using Product Model

Over the next couple of days, I’ve been tasked to recreate the look/theme of a Magento site, to osCommerce. In addition, I also will port as many of the features as I can (given the complexity of code and time frame). One of the features on the Magento site is a “quick add to cart”… Read More »