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Release announcements from That Software Guy

Trouble logging in after your offsite Zen Cart 1.5.3 upgrade ?

This post on the Zen Cart forum describes the issue, which can happen if the machine where you do the upgrade and database conversion uses a different PHP version than the one used by the site’s host. What I did was: … Continue reading

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Using set_cart_discount in Zen Cart Big Chooser

The Zen Cart Big Chooser discounting module normally works in “Buy X, Get Y” mode – but you can configure it differently.  If you want to discount the entire package (X+Y) or even the entire basket if X and Y are purchased, … Continue reading

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Package Discounts for Zen Cart

If you want to provide a discount for a kit or collection of items (also known as a package discount), you can now do this using Zen Cart Free Gift Chooser. This capability was already part of Big Chooser, but it … Continue reading

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osCommerce mod changes

Both osCommerce Free Gift Chooser Mega Module and osCommerce Better Together Admin have received facelifts for osCommerce 2.3.4. Thanks to osCommerce wizard Gary Burton for letting me know about this!

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Zen Cart Coupons No Sale or Special

A common request for Zen Cart modifications is “please change coupons to only apply to items not on sale or special.” If you want that change, please see my Zen Cart Coupons No Sale or Special mod.

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Free Gift Chooser for Zen Cart now does discounts!

Zen Cart Free Gift Chooser Mega Module version 1.1 now supports discounting by dollars or percentage in addition to free (100% discount). You can even create a final price discount for a group of products. Free Gift Chooser supports the most … Continue reading

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Table Discounts Updates for Zen Cart

Zen Cart Table Discounts now has two new constraint filters (ways of ensuring that only certain items are discounted): set_constraint_attrfilter, which allows you to ensure a constraint has a particular attribute set to a certain value set_constraint_name_includes, which allows you to … Continue reading

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Better Together Update

Better Together needed an update to allow Checkout Candy to interoperate with the new One-To-Many feature. This update is only required for Checkout Candy users.

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Per User and Group Specials for Zen Cart

Want to offer special prices to just certain users or groups in your Zen Cart? Take a look at my Per User Group Specials mod. It creates specials  that are only available to the people you choose.

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Mixed Content Error in Firefox when using CKEditor in Zen Cart

If you have upgraded to FF 23 and suddenly your CKEditor is not working (in admin->catalog->categories/products), take heart: it’s a one line fix to get it back again. Edit <your renamed admin>/includes/ckeditor.php and change the inclusion of jsapi to not … Continue reading

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