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  1. Ask your host to update your PHP version to 7.4
  2. burt

    Looking For Pos Software For My Retail Store.

    There are a lot of POS systems listed at your own site, so that would be the first place you would look, right. Spam links incoming, no doubt.
  3. Note that if your host offers cPanel, this usually also includes an App called Softaculous. Using Softaculous you can install Phoenix inside 30 seconds;
  4. A number of posts have been deleted that are about politics or disrespect towards other members of this forum. Thank you @Dan Cole for trying to keep the peace.
  5. If possible please try to keep the discussion on the business aspects of what shopowner needs to do (or wants to do) to make their shop work the best way they can for their needs. I've hidden away a couple of posts which added little/nothing to the conversation (more about politics/eu/uk than about ecommerce/solutions).
  6. Addendum: I can see lots of shopowners (across all ecommerce software) getting parcels returned because of this. Costing the shopowner in time and money, and in time taken to get back to the customer and tell them why their package has returned to sender. Then, of course, because the customer did not get the package, you shopowner need to refund the customer. If that's with Paypal, you lose the fee. You lose time, you lose effort. You also have an unhappy customer who is likely to "word of mouth" how crap the situation is, potentially losing you future buyers.
  7. My understanding is that product value (note not order value as shipping etc is not included) needs to exceed £135gbp (in shopowner currency equivalent) to take shopowner away from the onus of VAT registration etc. Under £135gbp product value...shopowners worldwide have to sign up for UK VAT and submit records etc. This is for WORLDWIDE shopowners selling into the UK as far as I can make out. Which means that some shopowners who are not registered for VAT in their own country, need to be registered for VAT in another country. Note that this same system is due to be introduced EU wide in June (so I have read, though I don't remember where I read this). The simplest option for some (most?) businesses is to simply stop selling into the UK for values less than £135 equivalence (product value).
  8. burt

    Shipping table is now a real table :)

    Ensure that you have uploaded the language file to the correct location ?
  9. There are many ways to do this. Easiest option would be a Hook, but as you are on an ancient version of osCommerce that might not be available to you. In which case use a header_tag module, this module would fire on checkout_shipping.php; look at destination country look at order value If 1 is UK and 2 is <200, redirect back to shopping_cart and show a message "You have $180 in your cart, spend $20 more for shipping to UK" (or whatever). Keep things simple. Simple is always good.
  10. v1.0.7.13 is tagged and announced. https://www.oscommerce.com/Us&amp;News=174

  11. Apologies to @René H4 for splitting out chit-chat in another thread into this one. Because a couple of the posts in that old thread were of an earlier date than the first post in this (Rene's) thread, the merge means that the topic now looks like it was made by me. Hope that makes sense. It (hopefully) should not affect the conversation.
  12. It's important to keep in mind that any changes that anyone needs does not always have to be done at the core code level. It might be possible to come up with some type of addon that would easily allow what you need to become reality. Matt @ecartz and I @burt are gatekeepers of the Core Code. We don't place limits on what is done outside of the core code level, in fact we actively encourage shopowners to chat with our certified developers about "whatever module" or "idea" they have, and it might be that the developer can make something already that plugs into Phoenix nicely, or it might be that the developer approaches one of us to "bend" the core code to make "whatever module" possible. Put another way, the meaning of "open source" allows anyone with requisite knowledge to come up with solutions...
  13. But who can take the time to write such a detailed thing?
  14. It might be worth someone starting a "Brexit Implications" thread. Definitely not for politics chit chat, but for how you, as individual shopowners, are going to approach and deal with the new changes that Brexit brings.
  15. burt

    Notice email

    Please take the time to explore your admin area. This is available to you, you just need to find it. Hint: Log into Admin, then Configure > My Store