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  1. What's the difference of these two? In my setup, is Status is checked and Available for purchase unchecked, users can buy the item. If status is unchecked, then it does not matter what Available is, the item is not available for purchase.
  2. That was a typo. It should have been UNavailable (I have edited the post). The web hosters I've been using are One.com (current), Loopia (previous), and Crystone (former). None of them supports or allows ionCube.
  3. I started using Cubecart some years ago, but I never became good friend with the tax system so it applies to my shop exactly how I want it. Trial and error during long periods showed me that the system is really simple; all costs entered are without VAT. But what I want is that all costs entered should be including VAT, and that in the summary the VAT should be shown as a value /of/ the total, not adding to the tutorial. Someone suggested to use a tax extension from Noodleman that would let me do what I want, but alas: that extension (as well as a lot of others) uses an apache extension called ionCube, which has been and is UNavailable on all the three web hostings I've tried, and it's not installable per user. So, I was at a loss. The workaround for my problem was to let Cubecart ignore anything that had to do with taxes, make enter all costs as including VAT. Then, in the order summary, I manually calculated the tax (total value * 0.2) and entered in the tax field. That way everything was correct and exactly how I wanted it. Total sum including tax, and the tax value being the tax value /only/, without adding or substracting itself to anything. The backside of this approach is that it's been tedious work as my shop has grown bigger. So after 1 year of manually adding the taxes I took a dive into the source code to see if I could make some patch (for my own use only). I ended up changing this file: admin/sources/orders.index.inc.php: (add near line 425) $overview_summary['total_tax'] = Tax::getInstance()->priceFormat($overview_summary['total'] * 0.2); This made Cubecart automatically fill the taxes box in the summary page for the order, without touching anything else. However, this had a side effect: in the print out, the tax field was not in the same format as the other monetary values. Instead of "123.00kr" it would be "123". No decimals and no currency. A quick and ugly "solution" to this was changing the template: admin/sources/orders.index.inc.php: (near line 219) <!-- div class="total">{$tax.name} <strong>{$tax.value}</strong></div --> <div class="total">{$tax.name} <strong>{$order.total * 0.2}kr</strong></div > <!-- bos 2019-12-31, auto tax --> This works, sort of, if the currency is SEK (kr, kronor). Rounding errors can occur, leading to "123.4567kr" and so forth, and it will be totally bogus when a customer uses another currency. I did however not find a way to make an inline PHP-call to number_format(), or to Cubecart's internal currency/number-function (which I do not remember the name of at this time), but all in all these small changes saves me tons of work by not having to enter the tax sum manually. (NB: Should this post be in the wrong forum I will humbly apologize. I picked it since it was the one that best fit the description) EDIT: Typo
  4. Seems like it (I switched host provider). Upgrading to CC 6.2.8 seems to have solved this problem. Thanks.
  5. I'm unsure if I should bug report this on github or here, so I try here first. On https://github.com/cubecart/v6, under "Upgrading from v6 to v6", there is a link to https://support.cubecart.com/Knowledgebase/Article/View/228/43/how-do-i-upgrade-from-cubecart-v6-to-latest-v6. Clicking this link gives "The page you were looking for doesn't exist" as a result. Googling that document also gives a link that's 404.
  6. I'm not sure if this is a bug or if it is I who's ignorant, but after I switched to SSL last month I did not test promotional codes until today, and somehow they don't seem to work. If this is a bug I will add it to github. As for the promotional codes: I fill all values as before (before SSL), and when saving the code itself is gone. All the values are there, but the code is null (see attached screenshots). Opening phpMyAdmin and editing the line in question, the code got back. I tested it on an order and got this message: The following errors were detected: Den kupongen existerar tyvärr inte. (That coupon does not exist) So, ok; maybe there's more mechanics behind the scenes than just updating the code word in the db, so I searched for an active - but still unused - promotional code and tested with that one, and got exactly the same error message! Editing an existing code, changing the code name, does not save the new code name. EDIT: the second screenshot says "Promotional code deleted" in the top header. It is irrelevant to this problem (I deleted another code just prior making the screenshot). Sorry for the confusion.
  7. I investigated a bit more. It is indeed at my web hosting the error is, but the mail works fine (I sent a testmail to myself). The problem seems to be one particular mail address (the one I blurred out). It is the same for all the failed attempts, so somehow the hoster is unable to resolve it or something like that.
  8. I haven't touched anything mail-wise, yet this is showing up (after I got the attention from a user who didn't receive an order confirmation). What does it mean exactly, and what can I do to fix it?
  9. As above. Is this possible in CC 6.2.5? Background: more than once the same user(s) have registered multiple accounts (same shipping address, only email address is changed). This was not a problem in the beginning, but it's starting to be.
  10. When going to the store front, there's a sidebar containing "Recommended product(s)", which I surmise is just a random product shower based on something. I just had this idea that it would be nice to be able to link / show specific products together, but I haven't found out if it's possible to do (with or without an extension). Example. Let's say I sell two products: a complete faucet, and separate valves (spare parts). These two products are sold separately, but for the case when someone buys a faucet, I would like to link the valves to it, so when browsing the product page for faucets, a potential buyer will see this "recommended product: Gold-plated Valves" in a box nearby. An option matrix does not apply here since these are two separate products, but I think adding the possibility for links/recommends would be nice. Is it possible to do this in CC 6?
  11. Does this work in CC 6.2? When I try to install it, it works, but when I try to edit it I only get this message: Since my store is located at a Web hosting service I cannot install this "ionCube".
  12. I can now confirm that you are correct, and that the actual culprit is the category name. I have a category named "Kablar", which is "Cables" in English (the translation exists). Using English for the administrator, I added a test product and selected the Cables-category. The SEO-path became "cables/test", which is not what I want. I want the Swedish names for all paths. In this case, "kablar/test". I can understand why the English category name was chosen, but I'm not very fond of it. The simple solution would be to get rid of dual languanges, but that - I surmise - will affect which kind of customers shows up in my store. Another possibility is perhaps to remove all admin-related translations from the Swedish language-file. That way, I can keep English for the admin panels, while customers still get the Swedish version in the store.
  13. I run a Cubecart-store in Swedish; all products and categories are in Swedish. On occation, some products and categories also have an English translation. Recently I found a strange thing, when I switched the superuser-account to English and used the admin panel to add a new product (that has a translation); the SEO-path for that product appears in English. If I switch back to Swedish and re-add a new product, the SEO-path appears in Swedish. If I switch back to English again and browse to the product, the SEO-path is still in Swedish (which is what I want). However, I would prefer that all SEO-paths are in Swedish, no matter which language I use in the admin panel. I peeked around under the Search Engines tab, but found no obvious setting for this. Is it possible to enforce SEO-paths to always use Swedish?
  14. I just tried sending a message using the "Contact us" button, and the mail appeared the same. I.e. the text I entered was replaced with "-----". Sounds like a bug to me. Are the messages stored somewhere under the admin interface?
  15. I received a mail from my store, with contents almost looking like a customer trying to get my attention, but without the actual attention. Did s/he sent a message? Where can I find it?
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