Category Archives: Style

Top 100 osCommerce Sites Update

Another 3 great looking osCommerce Shops found and added today: Latin Territory Power Smart Velvet Ego And the Top 5 as at this moment in time are; TexereSilk Online Store 6.9/10 Click A Deal 6.1/10 Templates Shop 6.0/10 IT Stuff 5.5/10 Assault Shirts 4.9/10 Go vote for your favourite shops at the osCommerce Hot 100.… Read More »

Another 4 sites added to the HOT 100

Another 4 sites have been added to the HOT 100 list, bring the grand total up to 54 best osCommerce sites.  We still have another 46 to go before the magic 100 is reached! Todays additions are (in no particular order); Kustom Tees TexereSilk 3hmp3 Lewiskit And the Top 5 best osCommerce Stores presently look… Read More »

Hot 100 News and Views

The osCommerce Hot 100 idea has taken off pretty well.  It started with just 42 sites on the list, and I know there are many more great sites – I can’t find them all so if you know of any outstanding osC sites, please submit them using the orange “Add Url” button. Yesterday, I made… Read More »

Introducing the osCommerce HOT 100

I’ve been working on coding up a new twist on the “Lives Stores” area of the official osCommerce site.  I went through lots of shops over the past few days, trying to find those that have something exceptional about them. So far, I am at 42 Stores which (in my opinion) show some skill with… Read More »

FishEye Menu in osCommerce

I’ve been trying to break away from the standard “header, footer, 3 column grey layout” that osCommerce ships with out of the box. I find that particular look awful – and I would never buy a product from such a store. After all, if the Store Owner is too lazy to change the layout a… Read More »

osCommerce and Template Monster

Almost every day, there is someone in the official osCommerce Forum who is moaning about how they bought a pre-made osCommerce template from Template Monster. Template Monster have loads of osCommerce designs available, but 99% of them are based on outdated osCommerce code.  The outsourced programmers used by Template Monster to integrate the designs have… Read More »

HOW TO: make just 1 infobox a different style

There are lots of ways to make osCommerce look different. Here is 1 way to make 1 infoBox look different to the rest – it’s easy – and is done using a CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) “trick”… Step 1: decide which infoBox to change In this example, I’m going to change the look of the… Read More »

Really Sexy osCommerce Shop

Check out this osCommerce Shop.  I think this might be the nicest design I have ever seen done with osCommerce.  It does have a couple little cosmetic things that could be done to make it nic, but overall, for design, I think it’s excellent. What do you think?  Does your site come anywhere close… Read More »

HOW TO: create osCommerce buttons in seconds

Creating buttons for osCommerce is a chore.  There is a “css button” contribution that I recall seeing years ago – but I thought it would be nicer to point out a really cool site that creates buttons for you – have a look at The osCommerce Button Generator. Although the button sets are fairly limited… Read More »