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Re: Ideas

Postby gob33 » Fri Apr 08, 2011 3:08 am

Nice if Alegro could be integrated in Joomla:
- with a bridge like JooCart for OpenCart.
- through JFusion
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Re: Ideas

Postby Brent » Fri Apr 08, 2011 4:12 pm

I had a look at the JooCart.
You'll have to explain what the advantage is?
All I could see is it has a template switcher.
We already have that. We can also move modules around the cart in admin and do it by page.
What more does it do?
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Re: Ideas

Postby gob33 » Sun Apr 10, 2011 9:53 am

These products permit to integrate a soft into a CMS (here Joomla, worldwide used).
JFusion is an interface (API) extension for Joomla with predefined classes and methods to interact.
JooCart is a custom commercial bridge between Joomla and OpenCart.
Basicaly, when someone register in the CMS, he is also stored in the shop tables as a new customer.
Links in the CMS go to the home shop, but integration can be deeper (shop page inside content, templates of the CMS, ...).

I say that because it could be profitable to Alegro to go on this segment.
(CMS + shop) is often asked by users. They present their news/forum/... in front plus a shop part.

Tables abstraction make that easier to install in the same db.
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Re: Ideas

Postby Brent » Sun Apr 10, 2011 12:48 pm

I'll take a look at it. I do have Joomla installed on one of my servers, just never did anything with it.
Something to play with in my spare time.
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Re: Ideas

Postby gob33 » Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:17 pm

Having some Alegrocart banners for advertising will be good. Standardized sizes here
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Re: Ideas

Postby leo » Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:26 am

Use this if you like.
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Re: Ideas

Postby gob33 » Mon Jun 06, 2011 4:44 pm

Okaaay. (A little old fashionned)
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Re: Ideas

Postby gob33 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 3:19 am

In case of, a link to 2400 free icons (16x16 and 32x32) www.fatcow.com/free-icons
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Re: Ideas

Postby leo » Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:47 am

Thanks, very useful.
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Re: Ideas

Postby gob33 » Tue Nov 22, 2011 10:21 am

Testing 1.2.7, i thought of 2 points:

1] When displaying lists (like countries, zones, ...) it would be more practical to have page links in the right bottom corner like in forums (first, previous, 1, 2, 3, .... 15, 16, next, last) instead of the box on the top left.
Standart user have good practice of forums so page controls fall immediately under the mouse. Code could be borrowed from a forum.

2] Rewriting the engine by adopting a PHP5 framework and no more using PHP references.
Opencart has done that since v1.5.
An approach could be to use the CodeIgniter framework and separate engine and Alegro own shop code.
The benefit is it is close to OpenCart's code and so modules could be easily transfered/adapted.
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