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Our default osCommerce provides us a breadcrumb. Now what do you mean by breadcrumb? Let’s know a bit about breadcrumb. It is a navigation technique mostly used in user interfaces. It is also refereed as breadcrumb trail. Path like structure it shows and also the exact location of your current page you working on.

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Here you see the default code for breadcrumb:

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For styling the breadcrumb area some steps you have to follow:

The related div having class “grid_24 ui-widget infoBoxContainer” and inner div containing class “ui-widget-header infoBoxHeading”. Using these classes you can modify your navigation with a new look and you can do certain changes with the help of css properties to look your breadcrumb good.

Next we will see some examples on the above topic.

How to style breadcrumb ?

There are two ways to style our breadcrumb.

  • To Change the ui-widget theme:

    In this case ui-widget theme refers to the jquery theme already available we can use them for our requirements.

    This will provide you nice look to your widget available in your store.

    The other thing we can do is we can change the whole theme to apply new look to our osCommerce store.
    By the use of ui-theme in jQuery you can add new theme to your widgets.

    Go for the below link: http://jqueryui.com/themeroller

    After applying ui theme “lightness” widgets in our store looks like this:

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  • Individual Styling:

    We have to make changes on this file catalog/stylesheet.css.

    Add to your code at the end of the file.

    In our default store,already css classes are specified for each block through jQuery.

    Now here, we are going to use as a “prefix” for all other css classes is #header+div .

    The selector meant by, all the child div coming under parent div id “header” are to be selected and apply the respective properties.

    After we know this, we can easily start adding some rules of css.

    For reference see to the screenshot :Styling breadcrumb css.

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    The store now looks like this:

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    In this way you can add as many css properties as you want. And enjoy different styling effects on your store.

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How To Add More Buttons To Your Website Header In osCommerce?

We can easily customize our osCommerce header, add as many buttons required in header. This is quite simple but still some people find difficult to execute. For them, let’s make simple so that they can easily understand. How to add more buttons of your choice like existing “checkout”, “cart content” and “my account” buttons.

Here we are providing stepwise procedure to add buttons in header:

The default osCommerce looks like this:

Step 1: In osCommerce catalog folder to edit go to catalog/includes/header.php use a copy of a file and do modifications in it.
(Note: Keep original file with you for backup.)

Step 2: Here, this part shows how to create button.

    • This code refers to the cart contents button which is already added in default osCommerce looks like this.

Default Header How To Add More Buttons To Your Website Header In osCommerce

  • Write the above code for creating button.

 
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The role of tep_draw_button() function is it draws a button with a link and make it look like a simple button which can be clicked and used.

Step 3: To create a new button.

A button created should consists of button text, a link to a page like suppose if it belongs to cart button it should link to shopping cart where we can see our cart contents or any sort of a link and also a symbol that a button refers to.

Suppose we require Contact us button in header beside checkout button in our default osCommerce.

Create a new button with the help of tep_draw_button() function.

The code will look like this below.

tep_draw_button(HEADER_TITLE_CONTACT_US, ‘mail-closed’, tep_href_link(FILENAME_CONTACT_US))

Button is now created.

    • The button link: .

Next after creating checkout button using tep_draw_button() function. Add a link to a button created.Now to how to add a link Use tep_href_link() function to add link to a button.

tep_href_link(FILENAME_CONTACT_US)

Above button is linked to contact us page.

**You can refer list of all files and their constants in file

catalog/includes/filenames.php

    • The button link: .

This is following button code that we use as a reference:

Always use the text constants to define any text like.

HEADER_TITLE_CONTACT_US for contact us

Go to catalog/includes/languages/english.php open it.

define(‘HEADER_TITLE_CONTACT_US’, ‘Contact us’);

We can use different languages for our store and use defined constants anywhere in our store.

  • The button icon:
  • We can use icons for buttons.You have to follow the below reference for some jquery icons.Click on this link.

http://jqueryui.com/themeroller

There are couple of icons that we may need for our use for the contact us button, we want the envelope type icon and for that we have ìui-icon-mail-closedî in jquery.

In short we will reqiure:

  • button_text
  • button_link
  • button_symbol

For more reference you can see some examples.

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Step 4: How to place button to the header?

You can place that button to anywhere you like. Now, we want it in the header.
Lets add it to there.

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Our store will now look like this:

Customized Header How To Add More Buttons To Your Website Header In osCommerce

Or else if you want the contact us button after my account use the below code.

For code :Customized code for header(b)

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Some more examples you can refer as:

You can add login logoff button and many more buttons of your wish and requirement.

To access products in our store we can use button named browse products:

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Well, we are ready with our creative header. You can go for a change in searching more ideas and customize it to look better.

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The OSCP Multi Store service is one of our most sought services. It helps run multiple web stores from a single web site. Multi Store provides multiple front ends and multiple language support through a single administrator. We recommend Magento for Multi Store solution as its basic architecture supports Multi Store options.
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  • We follow Magento coding standard
  • We design & display scalable Magento solution
  • Our code will not break on Magento Upgradation
  • Our programmers are highly expertise and professionals in Magento Customization
  • We provide optimum customization for your business requirement
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Multi Store is one of the greatest revolutions in shopping cart websites.
The concept of Muti store borns with the increase in use and demand of multiple webstores linked to a single webstore.
Of late, many webstore owners are compiling their webstores at one place using the Multi Store functionality.
The Multi Store can be easily implmented with osCommerce, Magento,CRELoaded and Zen-Cart.
We are pleased to include the Multi Store functionality as one of our premier services.
We hold expertise in Multi Store solutions and provide Multi Store services using osCommerce, Magento and CRELoaded platforms.

You can visit our Multi Store demos by clicking on any of the following links:

osCommerce Multi Store

Magento Multi Store

CRELoaded Multi Store

The Multi Store modifications help to assign the products and categories to multiple webstores through a single admin panel. There will be the main store admin called super admin who has all priviliges and has moderation over all the sub-stores. The other webstores can see and access the admin according to the previliges assigned to them.

The super admin will assign categories to be displayed on desired store-fronts. The super admin also assign the products in that category to be displayed on desired store-fronts.

In osCommerce Multi Store and CRELoaded Multi Store you cannot share the shopping cart within sub-stores.
But for Magento we have developed a module called “share cart module for Magento Multi Store”. With the help of this module, the shopping cart will be shared within sub-stores.

Click here to visit our share cart module for Magento Multi Store.

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Product based FAQs 125x150 Features
The Products based FAQ’s is a need based module to satisfy the oscommerce based webstore owners who has a desire to show the Products specific FAQ’s.

Our products based FAQ’s module helps to provide the more and featured information about the products in the form of question and answers. Read more..

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Product Review with Rating 125x150 Features
Many customers has pre assumption that the product having good review is really good one.

The USP of our Review Product module is an additional facility to make it turn on or off through the admin. As osCommerce does not have a particular module for Review and Rating with an additional admin facility to turn on or off. Read more…

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We create Multi-Stores using osCommerce, CRELoaded or Zencart. For this we use Hobzilla’s oscommerce Multi Store contribution and tweak the cart code to get required multistore functionalities.We recommend adding following contributions and making them.
MultiStores compatible:
Features:

  • Fast Easy Checkout
  • Recover Cart Sales
  • Whose Online (Modified by Store wise)
  • Featured Products (Modified by Store wise)
  • All Products (Modified by Store wise)
  • Manufacture (Modified by Store wise)

Site osCommerce multi store Demo:

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Site creloaded multi store Demo:

osCommerce with Ajax
Ajax Shopping Cart
Features:

  • Categories box with ajax and javascript
  • Show products details in popup on mouseover
  • When click on buy now it add products to cart without refreshing the whole page
  • Featured Products (Modified by Store wise)
  • Show cart,login and update cart contents without refreshing page

Drag-n-Drop products to shopping cart
Features:

  • From categories box products can be drag and drop on shopping cart box.it will add products dynamically
  • Remove products to drag it to remove box

Installation of Payment Modules

  • Paypal WPP
  • osCommerce PayPal IPN
  • Google Checkout Module for osCommerce
  • ECHO Payment Module

Adding Oscommerce Contributions
Shopping Cart
osCommerce:

osCommerce is a robust and a complete shopping cart developed with PHP. We have a team devoted to handle all issues related to osCommerce . Some of the important issues are:

  • Categories box with ajax and javascript
  • Search Engine Optimization[SEO]
  • Add and Modify Contributions
  • Featured Products (Modified by Store wise)
  • Template integration
  • Site Transfer
  • Site analysis and suggestions
CRELoaded :CRELoaded is a shopping cart version derived from osCommerce.
Zencart :Zencart is a shopping cart version derived from osCommerce.

Content Management
Joomla :For CMS based PHP websites development We use Joomla. Some of the important issues in a Joomla site are.
PHP Project
PHP Project :We build complete PHP based projects from scratch using specifications provided. Here we use Mysql as the data base.

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Introduction
Multistore allows you to create multiple installations of osCommerce with all installations sharing the same database! You create stores in the admin side and assign the various aspects of osCommerce to the specific stores you want.
It accomplishes this task by creating a configuration table for each created store. This modification allows for all the different stores to have their own unique configurations (shipping modules, payment modules, minimum/maximum values, etc.).
Therefore, each store is independent of the other with regards to the store product catalog, categories, specials, manufacturers, and other configuration data.
Features :

  • One centralized superadmin control
  • One database manage for all stores
  • Create Multiple stores by superadmin
  • Manage permissions of store admins
  • Customer groups and Group pricing
  • Manage products distributors

Demo URL:
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Products Attribute Sort(Reduce Time)
This is a Product Attribute Sort Contribution which is useful for oscommerce/ Creloaded. This Contribution is set attribute sort order for attribute value of products.

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