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Product Sort Order?

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Hi

 

Does anyone have a way to sort products displayed in a page, based on products weight?

 

We'll be using free shipping so could use the weight field to dictate sort order, but what code to change?

 

any ideas?

 

thanks

 

Neil 

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If you want to show/list the products in the product_listing by products_weight then look for this following code inside the index.php around line 162

 

$listing_sql .= " order by pd.products_name";

 

and change it to

 

$listing_sql .= " order by p.products_weight";

 

or if you want to list the heaviest products first then change it to this

 

$listing_sql .= " order by p.products_weight DESC";

 

if you want that the customer is able to sort the products by weight then activate the Display Products Weight function in the admin area.

Admin Area -> Configuration -> Product Listing

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Hi I have already posted this question on /topic/398903-new-to-oscommerce-need-help/ but it is probably appropriate here as well .....

 

 

"Hi, I am new to osC and a total novice with php.

 

I have been wading thru the convoluted osc code (to me that is - probably not for a seasoned programmer) trying to figure out how to add an entry box (in product add/edit in admin) along with the apro database field and supporting code, to add a sort order to products as per the sort order for categories.

 

I realise that you can click on price and description fsoa, to change sort and reverse sort order.

 

 I looked at (what I could decipher) the code for the category sort to try to copy it, but got totally stymied.

 

I figure it is probably a very simple mod for someone that knows what they are doing, can anyone help or at least point me in the right direction.

 

Thanks :)"

 

I read the above post and it sort of heads in the right direction, but it need a field in tha database to establish the sort on and a method in admin to enter that data for each product i.e numbering say 1000 thru 999999 fsok.

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