Combination Discounts Admin for Zen Cart

Want to learn more about Combination Discounts Admin for Zen Cart?  Watch this video:

 

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Free Gift Chooser for Zen Cart

Want to learn more about Free Gift Chooser for Zen Cart?  Watch this video:

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Zen Cart Better Together Admin

Want to see Better Together Admin for Zen Cart in action?  Watch this video!

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osCommerce Better Together Admin Video

Here’s a screencast that shows how easy it is to create Better Together Discounts in osCommerce using osCommerce Better Together Admin:

 

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New Features in Zen Cart Big Chooser and Big Spender

Zen Cart Big Spender and Zen Cart Big Chooser have been updated with a new command called “one_discount_only.” This allows you to stop after the first discount, which is useful for shops with several tiers of discounting (it’s less work that specifying deal ids and using no_double_dip). It’s new in Big Chooser 1.2.18 and Big Spender 1.2.15.

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Perfmon – a tool for tracking down Zen Cart performance problems

Perfmon allows you to track down tough Zen Cart performance problems by logging notifier points (and the time difference from the last notifier point).

 

 

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Zen Cart Better Together now supports One to Many linkages

One to Many is a new feature in Better Together 2.5. It is best explained by example. Suppose you have the following discount structure:

      $this->add_prod_to_prod(27, 3, "%", 50);
      $this->add_prod_to_prod(27, 25, "%", 50);

Where 27 is the HP LaserJet Printer, 3 is the Mouse, and 25 is the keyboard.

Now suppose you have 1 product 27, and 2 product 3 and 2 product 5 in your cart.

The way Better Together has always worked is as follows: it would run the first rule, see that item 27 was in the cart, see that item 3 was in the cart, and discount item 3. Now item 27 would no longer be permitted for use in discounts, and that would be the end of the discount.

This is shown, using Discount Preview, by the following screenshot. Note that the discount is $20.00, 50% of the the price of the mouse (item 3).

Better Together One to Many = 0 (Classic Mode)

Better Together with One to Many = 0

Some people wanted the option of discounting both item the mouse and keyboard, even though there was only one printer in the cart. In Better Together 2.5, this can be done by setting the configuration option One to Many to 1 (in Admin->Modules->Order Total->Better Together). Note that the discount is now $54.99, which is half the price of the mouse (item 3) and the keyboard (item 27) combined.

Better Together One to Many = 1

Better Together with One to Many = 1

And finally, some people wanted unlimited mice and keyboards to be discounted, which can be done by setting One to Many to 2 (in Admin->Modules->Order Total->Better Together). Note that the discount is now $109.98, which is half off the price of two each of the mouse and the keyboard.

Better Together One to Many = 2

Better Together with One to Many = 2

Note: If you were running Better Together 2.4 or older and you download version 2.5 or higher, you must go to Admin->Modules->Order Total and Remove and Re-Install Better Together to get access to this feature.

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