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  1. 9 points
    burt

    Bootstrap 4 in 2.3.4.1

    Code https://github.com/gburton/Responsive-osCommerce Demo https://template.me.uk/frozen2bs4/index.php Reminders Frozen is still frozen (at bootstrap v3) Admin is still not bootstrapped
  2. 9 points
    Harald Ponce de Leon

    Forum Changes

    Hi All.. The forum was down for maintenance today for backend work and to streamline the forum structure. Many of the support forums have been merged (eg, OSCOM v2.x support, installation, upgrades, tips and tricks, ..), and some have been vaulted (eg, OSCOM v3.x, development, ..). The encyclopedia sized forum rules have also been streamlined and now point to the policies on our main website. For a test run, the Clubs section is being shown more prominently on the front page of the forum, showing the last 3 active clubs. This may change again in the future where all discussions are held in Clubs to further streamline the forum structure, and to experiment with entirely new forum front page experiences. Announcements will soon be made regarding the following: v2.x Community Editions Apps Marketplace New Me Website OSCOM v3.x New channels for v3.x discussions will be added to the forum when the announcement is ready to be made. On a personal note, I apologize for my lack of presence in the forum - I have been focused entirely on coding. Many thanks to the moderator team keeping the community civilized. My resources now allow me to do both, so watch out 👀😃 and catch me in the Public Chat area again from this week on.
  3. 7 points
    burt

    Bootstrap 4 in 2.3.4.1

    Bootstrap 3 will be around for years - no point overthinking that, so forget it. The main "problem" will be upgrade php. Some people say php7.2 is working fine, others report it is not working fine. At the end of the 28d, dependant on support thereof, I hope to have gotten enough time in hand to get the following done and complete; make sure shop and admin are ready for 7.2 (at the very least, possibly 7.3 if I can swing it) -> no warnings and no errors product class -> rework relevant modules to use it But as with all things, one step at a time, and right now that step is trying to get some time in hand to actually do "stuff".
  4. 7 points
    burt

    Product Page Layout

    Totally do-able, it is exactly as @raiwa says. Gallery 10 6 Name 20 6 Model 30 3 Price 40 3 Attributes 50 6 Buy 60 3 Reviews 70 3 Description 80 6 You are constrained by the DEPTH of the Gallery, so place a minimum height on this using CSS which would be placed in user.css @media only screen and (min-width : 768px) { div.cm-pi-gallery { min-height: 1000px; } } Change the min-height on this to better reflect your needs. You will then also need to amend tpl_ files for product_info, at the very least; remove clearfix from reviews button tpl restyle price as it would look weird as a h* Prior to the extra tpl_ change for price, you would end up with something like: Of course, how this would look in XS...is debatable, and that is why you can micromanage the layout using those tpl_ files if you so wish. My system for these modules uses only the SM layer.... however, that micro-management is where things get really complicated really quickly and hence why I did not put that level of management into Core.
  5. 6 points
    burt

    Confusion over osC Versions.

    It maybe worth everyone who has a link to link to the post that is in my sig. I can then keep that post updated as more releases come along.
  6. 6 points
    I think it would be great to make a package (called frozen 2 or as you like) that has the new admin of @shetch and the Frozen version with its bug fixes so that new users can download them in one place. What the community lacks are periodic updates to show that the software is alive. I do not know if this is the best place to post it, but the work of @shetchis fantastic, it's the cooler in oscommerce for a long time and it would be great to integrate it into the Frozen package. What do you think? Best regards. Valqui
  7. 6 points
    burt

    Email queuing system

    Great, it's looking good... Burty signed up today but didn't complete a checkout - Email will go out in 5 days asking if there was a problem *** - Email will go out 31 July with birthday wishes (21 days prior to his birthday) Dan signed up today and gave his birthday, and completed a checkout - Email will go out 27 April wishing him a happy birthday (approx 3 weeks prior to birthday) - Email will go out 10th May (60 days) asking for a review - Email will go out 10th March 2020 asking why he hasn't ordered for a year *** Rene completed a checkout today - Email will go out 10th May (60 days) asking for a review - Email will go out 10th March 2020 asking why he hasn't ordered for a year *** Steve completed a checkout today - Email will go out 10th May (60 days) asking for a review - Email will go out 10th March 2020 asking why he hasn't ordered for a year *** *** - these emails get cancelled depending on customer interaction. As an example, let us say that Burty logs in 2 days from now (13 March)...and completes a checkout...what happens: no_checkout is cancelled as he has now checked out request_review goes out in 60 days (so May 12th or so) from the date of sale winback will go out about 13th March 2020 asking why he hasn't bought anything for a year (remembering that this would be cancelled if he did log in inside that year) Pretty cool little system ? I'm pleased with how it's turned out. You may have noticed I made a "no_checkout" slug - it took less than two minutes, no core code changes - all plugged into the system automatically. BOOM! That is the future of osCommerce.
  8. 6 points
    Smoky Barnable

    Addon Feedback

    @JcMagpie These are your addons and support threads and the community will benefit from them. Please reconsider offering public support. I know it can be distracting having to read posts from "professionals" that feel threatened by you, but I think it's best to not take the bait and simply ignore/report inappropriate posts.
  9. 6 points
    bonbec

    Addon Feedback

    The interest of a forum is to be able to read both the question AND the answer. We are rarely the only one to have a problem. Find the answer on the forum, it helps a lot, lived experience. If the answer is made only by PM, it does not help the community at all.
  10. 6 points
    bonbec

    Addon Feedback

    Certainly, a member of the forum may have been the straw that makes the vase overflow, but it should not be seen as a personal attack. I think some here forget what OsCommerce is all about: allowing shop owners to have an online store. Competition is often due between shop owners who have the same activity. The customer will not necessarily choose the lowest prices, but he will choose a site where navigation is fast. A site can be fast thanks to a good host, but also because its code is clean and optimized. A code with lots of code errors (html, php and / or mysql) will slow down the site, creating random errors that will be displayed to the client. And that's not good at all. To be able to report a badly realized addon is not to declare the war to its author, but to render a service to all the shop owners who will install it. A shop is not a toy, it is a source of income. I think I remember that in his HPDL roadmap came the idea that addons should be checked before publication. This joins burt's idea in a way.
  11. 5 points
    General support/feedback for Bootstrap 4 admin See https://apps.oscommerce.com/LCrov&bootstrap-v4-oscommerce-admin-ce
  12. 5 points
    burt

    Confusion over osC Versions.

    CE is the umbrella term for my "Responsive" fork on Github. What I am working on is called Edge. Gold (release) is a fixed point along that Edge timeline. Frozen (release) is a fixed point along that Edge timline. I suspect there may be more fixed points in the future, but that depends on the Community at large helping...instead of throwing stones. Edge is (and always has been) a work in progress. It's easier to say the work is "bad" than to actually help shopowners get a good responsive and useable version of osCommerce, hence some of the posts we've all seen in the last 12 months. And then I see those same moaning minnies using the CE for their clients or for their own shop Copyright Any file that IS in CE and IS NOT in official is a new file. New files are copyright their respective author. If anyone believes they wrote one of these new files and the copyright is incorrect on that file, raise an issue on Github and it will be sorted. Respecting copyright is very important and if I have failed in that, I want to know. Naming/Tagging (and other areas that could be changed) Agreed that things could be better, but you know what...get involved and it might get changed. The last person who did get involved...wanted the version checker changed on release of Frozen, so it was changed to accommodate what he wanted. Moaning and groaning (about anything I do or don't do) whilst you have done nothing to help...is not an ideal situation. When all that is said and done, I thank you all for your feedback, it's been taken on board. Now, a couple of people who have posted in this thread have actually done positive things for the community since Frozen was released - I'm sure you have received thank you's from the thousands of users of the CE releases. If not, that's not ideal - accept my thank you now - thank you. As for the ones who are "loud" in their opinions yet have done nothing to help, I challenge you to actually step up to the plate and start swinging. If you don't swing you won't get a home run... As you guys have been so candid in your opinions, I hope that I'm allowed to give my opinion in the same candid manner. So I ask each of you who have posted here and anyone else reading this a rhetorical (ie does not need answering here, just have a think on it) question..."have you done your part in making osCommerce a viable option for todays shopowner needs" ?
  13. 5 points
    The next update will be pushed out this month and takes care of that 👍
  14. 5 points
    burt

    php 7.2 - updating CE

    I'm slowly but surely, as and when I can give time, updating the software. Thanks to all who are helping the software to move forward 👍
  15. 5 points
    burt

    Addon Feedback

    Would it be of interest to the shopowner community if public feedback was given on addon support threads? Feedback could be from other shopowners and from coders. I'm thinking things like: This addon uses incorrect HTML This addon is not multilingual This addon should use addBlock not addContent This addon is excellent in all regards etcetc
  16. 5 points
    burt

    Addon Feedback

    Back to CONSTRUCTIVE Addons Feedback. Let's try it. Feel free to start giving constructive feedback on Support threads. I am certain that addon makers will thank you for it. Addon makers: if the feedback is not constructive or is just personal rubbish, report the post using the usual mechanism.
  17. 5 points
    altoid

    Addon Feedback

    This is a great idea. Feed back should address funtionality, compatibility, etc. And not include personal attacks, snide remarks and so on. Feedback that goes personal should be removed. No drama please, I get that enough in today's politics.
  18. 5 points
    Hello everyone. After 2 years of work I managed to finish (at last) the site that I made to a relative of mine, in production. I like to receive your reviews, opinions, criticisms and suggestions before I enable it to the public. The site is: www.ferreteriaideal.com.uy I would also like to thank all those who helped me in this process directly and indirectly: Harald Ponce de Leon - for creating oscommerce. @burt - for creating the Community Bootstrap Edition EDGE. @raiwa - for creating the EDGE version in Spanish and its great addons. Also for excellent support that he gives them. I need to mention @Jack_mcs, @Tsimi , @kymation , @auzStar and many others for their great addons and support. But the one who deserves special thanks is Zahid @JcMagpie for his help, willingness to help and the passion he has for oscommerce. I learned a lot from him, from his publications on the site and the advice he gave. It is important to mention its great addons that contributes to this community (which every time unfortunately is shrinking due to lack of leadership). Anyway, I thank all those who interacted with me in the good and bad times, because from everybody I learned, although I only keep the positive. Kisses and I hope you have an excellent weekend Valqui
  19. 5 points
    burt

    Bootstrap 4 in 2.3.4.1

    In addition to the multiple changes made to accommodate BSv4, I have also changed a few other bits; Content Module - Footer - Links Now easier to add in links Box Module - Information Ditto Breadcrumb Separate logic and display How are we finding the new osCommerce?
  20. 5 points
    raiwa

    Feedback for raiwa

    If you buy an addon you are buying software without instalation service. Each addon package includes instructions for instalation. However you’ve got free support through 20 mails including one free customization and advices for problems unrelated with the purchased add-ons. You have never engaged me any job and didn’t pay for any request.
  21. 4 points
    burt

    php 7.2 - updating CE

    With a big thanks to @Heatherbell I have a day next week and a day the week after to commence work on; fixing php7.2 warnings and errors translating old x.x (some of which relates to php4!) php code to newer 7.x formatted code In the meantime, if anyone sees any more errors/warnings please reply to this thread stating what the error says and where you found it (eg an URL) or how you made the error appear (eg only happens when pressing edit on XYZ module) and so on. As much details as you can give would be very helpful.
  22. 4 points
    burt

    Email queuing system

    And here's the Slug page, aka email templates... So, just one more thing to do...send out emails at about the right time, and make sure the emails use the merge_vars as shown (anyone who runs Mandrill will understand merge_vars). But in this relatively simple system, assuming an email was going out to Donald Duck, the word {{FNAME}} would be replaced with "Donald". So, next step is to tie it all together and see if the concept works...
  23. 4 points
    burt

    Email queuing system

    These two (especially the reviews one) are game changing for shopowners, in my opinion. I'm trying to make another game-changer based on the ideas in this thread and have gotten it sort of working; In this example, a new customer "Donald Duck" just signed up...he gave his birthday as 10th November 1960; send at (birthday) will go out 21 days prior: 20th October send at (shipping follow up) will go out in 21 days from now send at (request review) will go out 30 days from now That's the basis of this system. I will also create an admin page where shopowner can easily see the email queue and delete/add emails. This is a complicated project, but I have it under control. Any more ideas for emails to go into the Email Queue?
  24. 4 points
    burt

    Frozen bug list

    https://github.com/gburton/Responsive-osCommerce/commit/59be0a7e877698564f4c2a3c6aea6faab700050d
  25. 4 points
    bonbec

    Addon Feedback

    I really do not understand why this is a problem to be helped to design a addon in the rules of art. For those who write the addon, it is a way to learn through the help of others. For those who will use the addon, it's the security of knowing that the addon will do what it was designed without bugs to correct. For having helped several shop owners, I realized that corrective updates of addons were only rarely done. Which can create security problems among other things.
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