Improve the Order Status Display Grid

Introduction It's always important as a site admin to know what the customer will be seeing when they visit your site. In this short tutorial, we're going to make it easier for the site admin to work with Order Statuses. Once you have several order status codes created, it becomes increasingly important to keep track of what each status will display on the customer side of the store. But to do that now, you have to edit each status one-by-one to see what the "Display Name" value is. This quick-and-easy modification adds the Customer-side "Display Nam...

Jun 07, 2008 READ MORE
Add custom settings available store wide

Introduction As you get deeper into programming in AC7, you might find the need have a parameter specified on the Admin side that needs to be acted upon on the store side. All of the AC7 store-wide settings are stored in the ac_StoreSettings table. What's interesting is the CommerceBuilder API gives you some *very* easy methods to store and retrieve your own custom settings. An Example Goal The best way to learn is by-example, so let's make up a need and accomplish that need using this technique. For today's example, we have a request to create a catch-all AC7 page for...

Apr 15, 2008 READ MORE