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Queued Emails – ahoy customers…

A few years ago I made a system that allowed the Shopowner to create Email templates (which I call slugs) – these slugs are then used to create a completely hands off system of emailing your customers, these emails are not sent immediately, but are sent on a schedule (eg “happy birthday” email would go… Read More »

Compare Products (Phoenix)

I set out to update some much older code which allows the shopper to select two (or more) products to compare them side by side.  New buttons in each product_info page Once the “Add To Compare” button is pressed, the user is shown a message, as so, and the Add To Compare becomes “Remove From… Read More »

Protecting against Spammers (contact_us.php)

A long time ago I wrote about protecting contact_us.php with a simple Maths question. See This has been possible in Phoenix for years, with no core code changes. Just upload a hook file and your contact_us is protected. hCaptcha I have just completed another way to protect your form, and this is available free… Read More »

Contact Us upgrade for Phoenix

Over in the Phoenix Forum we’ve put together a nice little bonus for VIP members. Contact Us is now PI enabled meaning you have millions of possibilities for layout of the page…want to add something simple like a maths captcha…takes 10 seconds and has no core code changes. Want to do something more complicated like… Read More »

Coding is really difficult

After having more than three years out, with the last 18 months being almost totally offline, coming back to coding is really difficult. It’s very surprising how quickly one forgets the simplest tasks – things that over the course of the last 20 odd years I’ve done 1000s of times….which have just gone *pooooffff*…. Typical… Read More »

Phoenix Cart – Price Breaks

With no core code changes it is now possible to set up price breaks per product. A typical example would be; Buy 1 for $9.99Buy 3+ for $8.99Buy 10+ for $5.00 and so on. I suppose it might be a good use for wholesalers or for those shopowners who sell multiples of products. Admin Side… Read More »

Look at what you could have won…

I’m really glad I tried my best to keep osCommerce alive and somewhat relevant. Some people are not glad. It’s demoralising to see these images posted on the osCommerce forum – plain and simple, it’s bullying behaviour. UPDATE:The guy who posted this, now has this to say (after being tackled about his poorly coded addons):… Read More »

Ideas for Modules (28d 2019)

Open invitation for any ideas for small/medium modules that would be suitable for inclusion in the 28d Project for 2019. Now is your chance to get that module you always wanted at a bargain price, so let me know what you have in mind… Thanks.

Bootstrap 4 in osCommerce

Been slowly working on updating osCommerce from BSv3 to Bsv4 – mostly on my own as and when I can give some time… It’s now released, enjoy it.  Apparently there are some users in the osCommerce Forum who know Bootstrap 4, so you should be able to get some help. Code: Demo: If you decide… Read More »

28 Days Of Code, 2017 Version…

TL;DR – no 28DoC project in 2017 For the last couple of February’s I’ve completed a “28 Days Of Code” project where I bring out an all-new module each day and sell it at very low cost. Those modules have ranged from small things such as “password strength meter” to much larger things such as… Read More »