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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

Lesson 9 – Part 4 – Upgrade Customization Files

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Rick: However, we have done a bunch of customization to this. That’s really the next thing we have to do then is update the templates with the new templates while at the same time, preserving those templates that we changed. If we come back over and look at the themes, Thesis 1.8.2, Shopp and we

Lesson 9 – Part 2 – Perform the Automatic Upgrade

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Now we’ll come over to our plugins. I’ll go to installed plugins and this should have Shopp so it says there’s a new version of Shopp. We’re going to use the automatic upgrade and if it doesn’t work then we’ll use the FTP version. If it does work, we’re good. Finishing the Shopp upgrade, now

Lesson 9 – Upgrade to Shopp 1.2.1

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In this final lesson of our Build an Online Store Using Shopp we show how to upgrade to Shopp 1.2.1. We begin with backing up the site which is our standard recommendation for all upgrades. Then we upgrade Shopp and the addons we used for this site, Authorize.net, USPS and Amazon S3. We move on

Lesson 8 – Part 5 – Test the System Website

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Now that we are ready to test the system, we’re going to come over to another browser and I’m going to make a purchase in this. So thesisshopp.com. I’m going to purchase some shoes and a women’s small black dress shoe and add it to my cart. Currently I have tax set up for residents

Lesson 8 – Part 4 – Configure Shopp for Testing

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We have created a sandbox account, we’ve created a seller account and we’ve created a buyer account. And now, it’s time for us to configure Shopp. And so we can probably just close this window. If we refresh this, now we’re going to have 2 accounts in here. Here’s our test account and here’s our

Lesson 8 – Set up PayPal testing environment in Shopp

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In this eighth lesson of our Build an Online Store Using Shopp we show how to set up PayPal for payment transactions. We begin by showing how to create a PayPal sandbox account and then how to set up Seller and Manual Buyer accounts. We move on to configuring Shopp to work with PayPal and

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 6 – Managing Customer Information

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Helen:  What happens if the shipping is wrong? I mean, wrong enough to make you need to change it. Is there any way that we can change their order later? Rick:  Absolutely. That actually brings us to the next part of the conversation which is managing the customer information because you’ve got this order section

Lesson 7 – Part 5 – Managing Order Fulfillment

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Obviously, the transaction went fine, right? There’s really not any difficulty in configuring the transaction to work properly as long as you’ve got your authorize.net login id and your transaction key here. If you’ve got both of those things correctly entered in then the authorize.net transaction should go very smoothly. However, Shopp gives us some

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