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In an effort to streamline data entry and product creation, I would like to either hide or move to the bottom of the page, those fields that I do not plan to move.

Are there any recommended best practices in this regard? I assume the only way to do this is to edit the code in one of the .tpl files. Is that correct?

Thank you.

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Is there an easy way to disable/hide the white "View" band with an i icon that shows up any time you hover over an image on a category page or home page? It's distracting and completely unneccessary, since clicking on the thumbnail image opens the listing page anyway.

Thank you.

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New Features Discussion / GDPR Opt-in popup?
« on: May 13, 2018, 07:38:18 PM »
Are there any plans to create a GDPR cookie/personal data opt-in popup functionality for AbanteCart? It's 12 days until GDPR goes into effect, and I'm surprised that there's no discussion anywhere on this forum, given the number of EU-based participants here.

Thanks.

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I couldn't figure out how to do this in the admin: How do I get cumulative cost and price (worth) totals across the entire product catalog? It seems that some sort of inventory reporting mechanism would be useful, including category subtotals. For example, if you wanted to see how much the items in Category X cost you or what the asking price was for all items in Category Y.

Thank you.

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New Features Discussion / Adding new products one after another
« on: March 04, 2018, 11:59:49 AM »
I wasn't sure which category to post this in, as it could be support, a new feature request, or a customization issue.

This is more of an interface streamlining question.

When I have added a new product and have made my way through the tabs for that product and I'm ready to move on and add another product, I am forced to go back out to the product catalog list page because that is the only place the "+" button to add a new product lives.

Being forced to jump back out to the product listings page is an unnecessary extra step. What would be very helpful would be to have that blue "+" button to add a new product be visible within the individual product interface, regardless of which tab I was currently on, so when I'm ready to move on to the next product, I can do it from there.

Or if there were a way to have the "+" button also exist outside the product interface. For example, the icon row at the very top of the screen, is there any reason that one of the icons there couldn't be to add a new product? It would save time when working on the inventory.

Is there an easy way to accomplish this?

Thank you.

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Not sure if this is possible or how complex it would be to implement. If this feature already exists, my apologies but I did not find the appropriate settings in Admin.

Rather than displaying categories in menus, the site map, etc., based upon a manual setting in Admin, it would be great to be able to show/hide categories and subcategories dynamically based upon whether there are in-stock products assigned to them.

This would make managing storefront display much easier, as when a category gets sold out, it simply disappears from the store front until such time an active in-stock product is assigned or re-assigned to that category.

Thank you.

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How-to questions / How to add product quantities to category pages
« on: January 05, 2018, 12:51:21 PM »
Doing a search on this forum finds that this question was asked as early as 2013, but I cannot find that it was ever addressed.

On category pages where subcategories are shown, how do I display the number of products within each category next to or below the subcategory link?

I'm not talking about variations or options, just the number of discrete products within that subcategory and its subcategories, i.e., recursive total?

For those storefronts with a large number of categories and subcategories, this is useful for the customer when shopping.

Thank you.

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AbanteCart resizes all product images to make them perfectly square and pads either the sides (for a vertical image) or top and bottom (for a horizontal image) with white. My product images all have black backgrounds, so this does not look good.

How do I change it so that the image resizing uses black instead of white for the padding?

Thank you.

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Support / Newbie question: global layout changes
« on: December 29, 2017, 11:41:37 AM »
Good morning,

I've installed Abantecart v1.2.12 and thus far I like what I'm seeing... however I'm finding something rather nonintuitive: How do I make a change to ALL page layouts, e.g., global changes to the header or footer areas?

Changing "Default Page Layout" does nothing, which was the first thing I tried, thinking that changes madethere would filter outward to all other pages.

Am I going to have to manually make all my customizations to all of the page layouts one by one? I hope not.

Thanks.

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