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  1. So does this pass the data onto the e-mail sent to the store owner? I just want to make sure before I give it a shot. This looks like exactly what I need :) Thanks!!
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    Customer Account Number Mod

    What about using this account number to verify the account setup by sending this to them in the account created e-mail. Then provide a link back to the site where they must enter this "account number" along with the e-mail and password to begin making purchases. This will ensure that the customer is providing a valid e-mail address before they are allowed to buy on the site. Does anyone know how to do this? Or have any suggestions or ideas on how to accomplish the e-mail verification? Thank you for any help!!! :wink: :wink: :lol:
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    IP on customers Orders

    Here is what I added: 2) OK, now the fun part. What we want to do is to grab the user's ip address when an order is made and tie it to the order. The purpose is so that you could come back and say, for example, order XXX was made from ip address blah.blah.blah.blah. We must first add a new field to the table orders in your osCommerce db (this is easiest with phpMyAdmin). I created the field customer_ip_address TYPE=varchar Length=15. -Using phpMyAdmin you want to choose the table "orders" from the list of tables on the left of the screen that should show up once you log into your database. -Once you have clicked on "orders" all of the fields within that table will show up in a list on the right, along with some tabs at the top of this list. To insert the new field click on the "insert" tab. This will display an editable list of the feilds in your "orders" table. -Go to the bottom of this list, choose the radio button labled "Go back to previous page" and click "go" -This will take you back to your feild listing for the table "orders". Go to the bottom of this page and next to where it says "Add new feild: 1 At End of Table" click "go". -Here you will enter "customer_ip_address" underneath feild. Choose VARCHAR as the type and "15" as the length/values. Leave everything else as it is and click save. This has created the feild "customer_ip_address" in the table "orders".
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    IP on customers Orders

    Sorry about the confusion....I have updated the instructions to more clearly explain how to add the customer_ip_address field to the database. here is the new contribution: http://www.oscommerce.com/community/contributions,1198
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    Dealer Zip code based distance locator

    Hobbzilla- I was curious if you were working on this modification? This is something I need to do :D . Does anyone have anything like this implamented on their OSC site? I would love to check it out!! Thanks!!
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    Dealer Zip code based distance locator

    Hi all, Does anyone have any news on this modification? I desperately need something like this for my website!! Thanks for any info!! :wink:
  7. mcgyver7923

    IP logging in admin when orders are placed

    Sorry for any confusion...here are more detailed instructions of how to add the feild "customer_ip_address" to the table "orders" for those not familiar with phpMyAdmin. -Using phpMyAdmin you want to choose the table "orders" from the list of tables on the left of the screen that should show up once you log into your database. -Once you have clicked on "orders" all of the fields within that table will show up in a list on the right, along with some tabs at the top of this list. To insert the new field click on the "insert" tab. This will display an editable list of the feilds in your "orders" table. -Go to the bottom of this list, choose the radio button labled "Go back to previous page" and click "go" -This will take you back to your feild listing for the table "orders". Go to the bottom of this page and next to where it says "Add new feild: 1 At End of Table" click "go". -Here you will enter "customer_ip_address" underneath feild. Choose VARCHAR as the type and "15" as the length/values. Leave everything else as it is and click save. This has created the feild "customer_ip_address" in the table "orders".
  8. This contribution was put together based on the code from 3 different people. It is fairly straightforward and easy to install. What this does is display the customer's IP address in the footer of every page they visit. Also you will be creating a new field in the orders table where the IP will be stored. Once installed you will be able to go to any order in your admin and view directly on that order the IP address that order was placed from. We all know this doesn't make it much easier to hunt down fraud, but seeing the IP may act as some kind of deterent to your average Joe who is thinking about ripping you off. Also it may come in handy to see where orders are being placed from. For me this is useful becasue I am selling intangible goods. the correct billing address will be required, but there will be no shipping address required. This will allow me to track the IP using the link provided below. I can then have a general idea of where the order is originating from. Contribution: http://www.oscommerce.com/community/contributions,1198 I will try and answer any functionality questions you may have to the best of my ability. IP tracker: http://visualroute.visualware.com/
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    Customising Categories Tab v1.3

    Tom, Sounds great!!! I didn't even think of using a background color for the table the tabs are in. I'll have to change around my header.php becasue I've got menu and category tabs in the same table...one left justified and the other to the right...so I'll have to make that tables seperate and 100% and assign them a class in the stylesheet to get this to work. To turn this off and on in admin as I add and remove tabs will be very handy!!! Also to control the color in the stylesheet will be nice becasue I have changed the colors to my own. Thanks TOM!!! keep up the good work!!
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    Customising Categories Tab v1.3

    Just curious... Has anyone come up with a way so that when you stack rows of the tabs they fill in the trasparent places in the tabs below so they don't look like they are floating??? I have a colorful header background image but would like to be able to have a few rows of tabs. Thanks for any info!!! :wink:
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    Dealer Zip code based distance locator

    I'm no programmer, but would it be that much harder to implement this into OSC? I could just create an additional page specific for the "zip code checker", wrap it with OSC like I have other pages on my site. I'm not sure how you put the "dealer/store/what your trying to locate" info in but it wouldn't neccessarily have to be encorporated into the admin in OSC. Then I could link to the zip checker page from my default or wherever I want. I guess maybe you are talking about tying it into the SQL database.... Just thinking here....thanks!!! :wink:
  12. mcgyver7923

    Dealer Zip code based distance locator

    I would love to have this modification!! I am selling wireless and have limited markets. It would be great to have this so a customer can check and see if we are available in there area, and to find a store nearest them. Is this something you are still working on? Thanks!! Boy would this be grande!!! :D :D :D
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    Static Page Generator

    Sure thing!!! I'm just passing it along :D Hope it helps!!!
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    Static Page Generator

    Try this to see how google will spider your site: http://www.gritechnologies.com/tools/spider.go
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    Customising Categories Tab v1.3

    Zip, I installed your menu tabs as instructed and did change the one line to tab_menu for the admin area in application_top. However when I place the code in the header.php my entire header keeps dissapearing....I'm not sure what the problem is. I tried putting it in different places in header.php but still...as soon as I add that code anywhere...I get nothing. One more question...the stuff to add to the stylesheet...do I put that into the thema stylesheet that I am using?? I put it in both. The thema stylesheet and the one in the catalog directory. Thanks!!! Can't wait to get it working!! -Richard :wink:
  16. I realized that I had to put "Country" back into the sign up page to get it to go through. Thanks!! -Richard
  17. The State drop down works great for me...I have removed country. The only problem is when you click continue after putting in all the information it highlights that field as required. Also it doesn't matter what you then type in for state, it won't register, and continues to say required. Anyone have an idea for this?? Thanks!!! -Richard www.gobeyondwireless.com/catalog/create_account.php
  18. Does anyone know of a contribution that will allow me to sell pre-paid air-time PIN numbers using OSC? I want my customers to be able to purchase more wireless pre-paid air-time on-line. Thus I need some kind of add on that will pull a pin number out of a database and display it on a "virtual card" (image of a pre-paid card). i will have several different denominations of these "virtual cards". If anyone knows of a contribution that would be great. If there isn't one yet I am willing to pay someone to develope something for me. Thank you!! -Richard
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    Custom Hack, Developer Wanted Urgent

    Yes the image with a pin idea would work but the point is to not have each card be a different product. I am talking about selling thousands of cards per month. That would require tons of maintenance. The gift voucher add on seems like a good idea but I myself am not a programmer, but I am willing to pay someone to program something for me. I need something that will pull the pin out of a database depending on the denomination and type of card and pull that pin out of inventory. Then to have it display the pin on an image of the card that I have designed. There will be a dif. image for each product. Can anyone do this?? -Richard Thank you
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