Yesterday, I was asked to quote on making some changes to the Manufacturer system in osCommerce. At the moment it is quite limited as all you can do is add the Manufacturer Name, Logo and URL. These then show in an infoBox, based on the manufacturer of the product that you are looking at;
I was asked to quote on adding a PDF per manufacturer and a system for adding “sales info” and a “manufacturer description” per language for each manufacturer. All this to then be shown in the individual manufacturer page (per language) in the osCommerce shop.
A normal manufacturer page looks like this.
I needed to change this quite a bit, as so;
Basically displaying the two blocks of text, the homepage link, the PDF and the Manufacturer Name (instead of “Let’s See What We Have Here”).
Pretty straightforward, I cooked up my own solution for all of it, and the code as it stands is rough but workable – it’s what is known as “proof of concept” code. Once this client make a buying decision then I will clean it up and make it available for all.
Here’s the new Admin manufacturer page;