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Lesson 9 – Part 6 – Customize the Shopp Category Template

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Rick: The next thing we want to do is fix this, right? If there are products on sale or if there are featured products, we want to show them but if there aren’t products on sale then we don’t want to show anything. Lanny: If there’s featured products, we want to show them. If there’s

How to Add Thesis SEO and Multimedia Box Features to Shopp Part 4 – Add Custom Descriptions to Product Categories

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In this session we show how to add custom descriptions to product categories using a category template. If it’s critical to have category SEO meta titles, the way to accomplish it is to include a description placed in the category template. Rick: Now this is a problem I have not figured out how to solve

How to Add Thesis SEO and Multimedia Box Features to Shopp Part 3 – Add Custom Titles to Product Categories

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In this session we show how to add custom titles to product categories and discuss the difference between the standard WordPress category function and the one that Shopp creates. Shopp has its own custom format for displaying so if we want to add a custom title, we use the regular WordPress category screen. Rick: Now

How to Add Thesis SEO and Multimedia Box Features to Shopp Part 2 – Add Thesis Post Meta to Shopp

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In this session we show how to add Thesis post meta to Shopp products by adding a function to the custom_functions.php file. It’s going to add not just the SEO information but the multimedia box, Javascript, Thesis post image and thumbnails. We also introduce the release of our plugin called Shopp Connect for Thesis that

How to Add Thesis SEO and Multimedia Box Features to Shopp

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In this series we discuss two ways of adding Thesis SEO and Multimedia Box features to Shopp. We show how to create the necessary code so you can add Thesis post meta to Shopp and custom titles and descriptions for product categories. We also discuss the option of using our plugin "Shopp Connect for Thesis" for these as well.

Shopp – Configuring Different Shipping Options for Different Products

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In this session we discuss the process of configuring different shipping options for different products. This member would like to assign shipping options to specific products and specify the zip code from which the various products are shipped since they are not all shipped from one location. We talk about the issues involved and discuss

Customize the Shipping and Tax Labels in Shopp

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In this session we show how to customize the shipping and tax labels in Shopp by editing some codes in cart.php. We replace some programmatic functionality that Shopp has with static answers and change them so they display the way we want them to on the page. Rick:  This is the site Main Clinic Supply

How to Add Product Categories to the Menu and the Sidebar in Shopp

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In this session, we show how to add product categories to the menu and sidebar in Shopp. For the menu we go to Appearance and then add pages and product categories to a menu. For the sidebar, we show how to use a category widget to achieve the desired result. It is possible to have

Lesson 7 – Final Customization and Testing

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In this seventh lesson of our Build an Online Store Using Shopp we work on some final customization and testing our purchase transactions. To complete our Shopp customization we work on the Shopping Cart view, the Checkout view and the product display widget. Then we show how to test purchase transactions with Authorize.net (go to

Lesson 7 – Part 3 – Customize the Product Display Widget

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We’re going to look at one more styling thing and that is the sidebar view in Shopp. I don’t remember what week it was but we put this product widget in the sidebar. Last week, when I used my Widget Styles plugin to style the widgets, we discovered that Shopp uses an h3 tag and

Lesson 7 – Part 2 – Customize the Checkout View

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We’ve customized our Shopping Cart view and the next thing we’re going to do is customize the checkout view in Shopp. The checkout view is very similar except it’s got a bunch of input fields that need attention. You can pretty much see we’ve got a login button that’s going crazy. We’ve got email, password,

Lesson 7 – Part 1 – Customize the Shopping Cart View

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Good evening everybody and welcome to this 7th and final week of our How to Build an Online Store using Shopp and Thesis. We are going to wrap up our conversation about customizing the various views in Shopp and then we are going to talk about testing our Shopp transactions. Once we get the transactions

Lesson 6 – Part 4 – Conditionally Add Customer Input to Products

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We’re going to try something live that I haven’t tried first at home. I’m going to try to do what Lanny suggested and provide an option for his Shopp customers to choose having a book inscribed but not have that option show for a CD. Let’s get some product ids first for the products  we