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    Sticky: Re: EasyPopulate 4.0 Support Thread

    Yes, I am based in Cape Town, South Africa - but spend about half the year in the UK doing presentations on online trading. Schoolboy and I work on joint projects. I have been assisting with the...
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    Sticky: Re: EasyPopulate 4.0 Support Thread

    Whatever the original source of your data, it must be arranged to meet the structure of the zencart database.

    If you open one of the SAMPLE FILES from easypopulate v4, you will see the names of...
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    v150 Re: Mass Upload/Insert of Product Images

    Remember... if you are using EasyPopulate to write the data to the database, the contents of v_products_image column is just a STRING OF TEXT... it is not the actual image.

    As DrByte says, zencart...
  4. v151 Re: One click configuration templates

    This sort of response will result in you being ignored when you require help in the future. The helpers on this forum provide help for FREE - and in many cases are not familiar with 3rd-party...
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    v151 Re: .bmp Images not working after upgrade

    Total Image Converter from CoolUtils will batch-change images. So if you have 100,000 BMP images - and you want them all saved to JPG - then run them through Total Image Converter. It will also...
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    Re: Category Alt Tag - Better Categories

    I know this is an old thread, but here's my solution for a "valid" ALT TAG in this situation:

    TWO ACTIONS NEEDED:

    1. CREATE THIS PHP FILE IN A PLAIN TEXT EDITOR...
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    Re: Easy Populate support

    Yes... You should use EP 4 if your site is based on ZC 1.5.x

    This is a much-improved and advanced version, and has a number of valuable new features and functions. There is a support thread with a...
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    v139h Re: Internal Link Question

    We took on a site about 6 weeks ago that was using URL re-write, and we removed it completely. We then did a lot of work on the site content, optimising everything for the SE's, and we also embedded...
  9. v151 Re: Product in Category: "Luxury Cat Boxes"

    You can create your HTML in an external editor then cut/copy and paste the code into CK editor. You need to "toggle" to SOURCE mode before you paste the html.

    Here is a simple two-column X...
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    Re: Installing Ultimate SEO URL

    I can assure you that your issues are not related to core zencart - which will generate URL's and page content that is 100% consistent with how the search engines like the "technical" side of page...
  11. v139h Re: Automatic message in checkout/shopping basket when certain items are selected

    Well it wouldn't appear in checkout or shopping cart, because the code is in tpl_product_info_display.php



    The position of the message (in PRODUCT INFO PAGES) is determined by where it is...
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    v150 Re: Ultimate SEO 2.200+ (new features)

    What is the reason you want to install this mod?

    Please be aware that it has NO INFLUENCE ON, or ADVANTAGE TO any "SEO" you may be hoping for.

    If you want to re-write URL's then be aware of...
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    v151 Re: Upgrading broke my site

    Fair point.

    I'll upgrade using the advised protocols and conventions. As I am frequently telling others to do it properly, I should be doing so too.

    BTW, when do you get a chance to sleep? It...
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    v150 Re: EZ Page Pictures

    You want to use RELATIVE paths, not ABSOLUTE paths, so follow what Kobra suggests - as ABSOLUTE paths can have a negative effect on SSL. Bear in mind that in using RELATIVE paths, you will not see...
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    v151 Re: Upgrading broke my site

    Hmmm :mellow:
    I see now the mysql_upgrade_zencart_150_to_151.sql file.

    I'll remember to look for these patches in addition to referencing the changelog.

    Now I am pretty competent with...
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    v139h Re: Image Handler 3 Support Thread

    I'm pretty sure that you can DE-SELECT Image Handler in the Merchant Center Configuration area. If you do, it should use your standard images (and their paths) in the XML feed.
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    v151 Re: Upgrading broke my site

    The FIRST STEP in performing an upgrade is to open the DOCS folder in the later version and view the WHAT'S CHANGED file. I usually go to the index.html page to start right at the beginning:
    ...
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    Sticky: Re: EasyPopulate 4.0 Support Thread

    Yes, the one MAJOR drawback in using CSV as the file format for Easy Populate, is the enormous potential for errors when content contains commas or quote marks.

    EP version 1.2.5.4 used a...
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    Re: Change background on entire website

    Just in case you don't know how to view my stylesheet, here's the body declaration.


    body {margin: 0;font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size: 75%;color:...
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    Re: Change background on entire website

    As regards your question:

    The background image (if used) is controlled entirely by CSS declarations.

    SEE THIS SITE's use of a static, centred BG image. Then look at stylesheet.css and see the...
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    Re: Change background on entire website

    Ah... SMS-speak !

    It's better to use proper English here... Many of us foreigners don't understand American SMS-speak.
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    v151 Re: Upgrading broke my site

    Upgrading did not break your site.

    You did. :P

    I upgrade lots of sites and the upgrading has never broken them.

    1.5.0 to 1.5.1 involves only FILE upgrades. There is no dbase upgrade.

    If...
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    Re: Change background on entire website

    What is a loml?

    I dont think lomls are anything to do with zencart.

    Perhaps there is a user forum for loml problems.
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    Re: Ceon Manual Card Payment Module v4

    I saw that you ask this question in another thread.

    Did you take note of some of the answers?

    I have an acquaintance whose site was hacked about a year ago (she was using some other eCommerce...
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    v151 Re: Removing underline in EZ Pages

    Technically, ALL content that you add to the site - whether EZ-pages, Define Pages, Product Description - will be in raw HTML.

    If your admin console uses a WYSIWYG editor (such as CK Editor), then...
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    v151 Re: Removing underline in EZ Pages

    The answer is in your initial question. It's an EZ-Page.

    If you know that it's an EZpage, then just go edit the content (admin...tools...EZ-pages : call up the page and edit it).
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    Re: (Mostly) Static Site

    Most clients are blissfully unaware of the challenging complexities in proper eCommerce code functions and spend most of their time agonising over "what shade of blue to put in the logo" .

    As has...
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    v151 Re: Removing underline in EZ Pages

    This is not a zencart issue. It's plain old HTML.

    Your HTML for that element says:


    <strong><u><span style="color: #000000"><a...
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    Re: E-mail logo's won't change

    Ah... I have FP 2002, but also a copy of FP 97 - and that disk has Image Composer... Lordy be ! That's 16 years ago!

    PM me your postal address. I'll mail the MS FP-97 disk to you. I'm sure MS...
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    Re: Simple SEO URL [support thread]

    ... just yanking your chain Diva.

    I just find it so sad that so many people believe URL re-writes are going to magically rank them better on the SE's. I attend a LOT of programming seminars in...
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    Re: E-mail logo's won't change

    You don't need to create a local INSTALL of your site. Some people install and use XAMPP for dev purposes, but for us average people, it's not necessary.

    The most important management tools are:
    ...
  32. v151 Re: Transparent Background, Images (rendering as white)

    This is the best suggestion...
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    Re: Simple SEO URL [support thread]

    ... Suggesting that all the others are problematic too - but less so ? :D
  34. v151 Re: Transparent Background, Images (rendering as white)

    I use PNG with transparent backgrounds in zencart without any problem... and there is no possibility that zencart is the problem. I use photoshop (gimp claims to be the OS equivalent).

    My guess is...
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    Re: Simple SEO URL [support thread]

    Your whole site will work better and be more reliable without this mod. It contributes nothing to SEO. You would do well to visit schema.org and then look at:...
  36. Re: Sure seems like a lot of $ for a lot of work...

    Months???

    I have built many zencart sites and my "record" for getting a fully functional, ready-to-take-orders, bespoke graphics website up and running is a little over 3 hours.

    Don't believe...
  37. Re: Change order email from my store to from customers email?

    Do you have a backup of the "old store" ?

    It might take a bit of digging, but this sounds like a customized function - and if you find it, there should not be a problem bringing it into your new...
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    Re: major theme change (template ?)

    As an answer to your very first post, this was a little "cutting", schoolboy.

    But the principle is valid. "What is your business objective?" is very valid, and it is a question you should be...
  39. Re: Change order email from my store to from customers email?

    The customer is not the store - - your STORE is the place that gets the order, so your STORE will alert you to that fact. You can send COPIES of order confirmations to yourself, which detail who...
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    Re: ez-page header bar

    Well, that's going to give you problems right away. Zencart will call in ALL stylesheets with a .css extension, so your site will now load with the stylesheet.css AND its backup, and one will just...
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    Re: HELP!! Pending Transactions stuck!

    No "funds" sit on zencart. Your store is not a "bank".

    What you see in Zencart is just a set of NOTIFICATIONS - (messages) telling you what's been going on.

    This looks like an issue you need to...
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    v150 Re: Ultimate SEO 2.200 (new features) [Support Thread]

    I do however wish to add that your efforts to support, update and streamline this mod are acknowledged and applauded. As there are still a significant number of "sheep" out there, if they are going...
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    v150 Re: Ultimate SEO 2.200 (new features) [Support Thread]

    In reality, these modules serve no useful purpose - not even for "human readable url's" because MOST website owners use <a href> hyperlinks which mask the true url. Even the search engines parse the...
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    Re: E-mail logo's won't change

    Regarding your email header logo. Easiest solution is to create it as a jpg image and FTP that to your server. Why dig around in the code to edit stuff unnecessarily?

    The ORIGINAL image is a jpg,...
  45. Re: Restoring missing zones in zones table

    You need to be aware of the RELATIONAL nature of the database before you tackle this.

    SEVERAL tables are involved, and if you get the ID's wrong, you could seriously compromise a range of things -...
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    v151 Re: Product price doubled

    Check your currency settings, and make sure that your chosen currency is the DEFAULT currency, and that its value is 1.000000000000 .
  47. v139h Re: The web page at....... has resulted in too many redirects. Clearing your cookies

    Go look at this tutorial:
    http://www.javascriptkit.com/howto/htaccess.shtml
  48. v151 Re: Can't find this anywhere- I am trying to change the color of my headers

    I think he is referring to the colour of the H1 titles when these pages are called up.

    They are not "EZ Pages", they are the standard define pages, and the EZPages internal link process is being...
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    v150 Re: Change description in address bar

    You should be giving your client the ADVANTAGES as well as the DISADVANTAGES of using URL RE-write... A professional web builder would do this, not just blindly do what they instructl.

    Inform and...
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    Re: Easy Populate support

    Notice that EP 4 has several differences from EP 1.2.5.4

    Firstly, it is CSV (not TAB DELIMITED) so you must follow CSV protocols (comma separated, text enclosed in double quotes... this endures...
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