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  1. toyicebear

    OsCommerce Download Feature

    If you shop is installed in the root / then there is where you will find the downlods folder. If your shop is installed in catalog/ then you will find it within the catalog folder.. If your is installed in shop/ then you will find the it within the shop folder... and so on....
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    OsCommerce Download Feature

    Depends on which oscommerce version you are using, if 2.3+ you can set which order statuses downloads should be available/not available for. If you have an older oscommerce version then you can install an add-on like the Super Download Store, which will let you "restrict" downloads access and more.
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    After language install-problem

    You have used a old or incomplete language pack. Add in the missing files from the default english language pack and then translate them.
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    Multi shipping locations

    You click on the "History" tab and then you look through the available downloads till you find the full version.
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    Multi shipping locations

    Multi Vendor Shipping You would need to "update" it abit for 2.3.1 though.
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    propose for a permanent post on top of this subfroum

    In most cases PayPal Standard is the best choice.
  7. To check queries/errors: http://addons.oscommerce.com/info/7705 Optimization: http://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/119077-a-store-speed-optimization-in-progress/
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    changing colors in webshop

    Click on Basics for V2.3+ Design in my signature
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    prepaid module needed

    there is also some POA add-ons.
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    KissMT Dynamic SEO Meta Tags help

    Actually there seem to be something wrong with the language switching functions at your site. Go to your google listing and click on the link named "Cached"
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    KissMT Dynamic SEO Meta Tags help

    If that is the case, then its simply a mater of waiting until the next time google indexes your site.
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    KissMT Dynamic SEO Meta Tags help

    Make sure you have this file: includes/languages/YOUR_LANGUAGE/kissmt.php If not you should be able to find a copy of it under: includes/languages/english/kissmt.php
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    Samsung Galaxy Tab

    No its a standard function of oscommerce. It shows as soon as you add extra images in admin under add/edit products
  14. The mentioned add-on is easy to adapt to v2.3, simply follow the manual code change instructions. (Do not try to use pre-modded 2.2 files from any add-on in a 2.3 shop) Because they are too resource intensive and will not load properly/very slowly.
  15. @@sparkylabs This is an easy to install and use mod for price breaks: Simple Price break Besides that you sound like someone who should rather look at Oscmax or Zencart. Oscommerce is as of today close to the only open source cart with a massive selection of FREE add-ons as-well as a cart which can easily be run on shared hosting. BUT it does require its users to take the time to learn some basic php and html programming to add extra functionality. By the way oscommerce is still one of the more widely used cart softwares, but you might not always see its an oscommerce shop at first glance since for most successful shops they have made their own modified version which looks nothing like the default version. There are plenty of other Open Source shopping cart software out there, many more advanced and with much more modern code than the Oscommerce 2 series. (But if you are concerned about having to pay for programming/modifications your can not do yourself then you will probably "cry" after trying one of those.) - Some will only run ok on dedicated servers, ie. you will have to spend 150 USD and up a month for the hosting alone. - Close to all add-ons/extensions cost money - Due to more complex code, most are not DIY friendly at all so you will be at the mercy of commercial programmers for any extra mod/functionality you want. This is why many sticks with Oscommerce, Its very DIY friendly and you if have the aptitude and patience to learn abit coding you can modify it to your particular business needs. The new Oscommerce 3 version might be a "game-changer" when its released though, since it will be very modern, have a template system and have a modular build where a wide range of add-ons can be installed with a click in admin. But then again my guess is that most add-ons released for v3 will be commercial ones like it seems to be with most newer carts system today. I think Oscommerce v2 is fine as a bare boned starter package and should be keep lean and mean to be able to run on most shared hosting and keep its current flexibility to be modified in any wanted direction. But that said the following functions could still be added to the base package to make it a little bit more "newbie" friendly - Admin control for selection of jquery ui theme. - Admin add/edit info pages - Modular front page - Automatic thumbnails - HTML WYSIWYG editor I do think that adding user rating to the add-ons section would be a big plus though. The rating should be for each individual uploaded version of the add-on.
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    What is best Paypal module Os 2.3.1?

    You do not actually have to input anything for those when using PayPal Standard. If you wish to use encrypted payments, then you will need to complete them. You can find info on that here...
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    What is best Paypal module Os 2.3.1?

    Instead of PayPal express use PayPal Standard.
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    Stock control contrib

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    PayPal Payments Advanced & osC 2.3.3 Not Working

    Click me>>
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    Digital Downloads

    You do not need to install anything to offer downloads its built in. Use the latest stable version, oscommerce v2.3.3 1. In admin set-up your preferences under: Configuration >> Download and Localization >> Order statuses 2. Via FTP add any files you want to sell as downloads to the /downloads/ folder located in the same folder as your shop files at your hosting. 3. Add the downloads to the appropriate product in admin under Catalog >> Product Attributes
  21. Or simply use Oscommerce V2.3.3 it has a social module for Pinterest built in.
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    what does this error code mean

    Means that the file "PEAR.php" is missing or not in the specified location. You should check with your hosting if Pear is installed and if not if they will do so for you.
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    OS Commerce - Can This Be Done?

    You do not use a paypal button - You add the wanted product into oscommerce, you add the ebook as a download attached to it. - You enable PayPal standard as the payment module or alternatively PayPal Express. When a customer buys the product at your oscommerce shop and then they are sent to Paypal to pay, upon completed payment they are sent back to your oscommerce website where the download is made available for them.
  24. This is a support forums for users of oscommerce shopping cart software, and by using oscommerce as your shopping cart you could easily automate the purchase and download process.