[ic] Item out of stock

Paul Jordan paul at gishnetwork.com
Wed Nov 5 12:42:41 EST 2003

interchange-users-bounces at icdevgroup.org wrote:
>> Does any one know how to hide a product even though it's in the
>> database. Right now I have the site set up so it won't list any
>> products
>> that have the
>> "inactive" field set to "1", but if someone bookmarks the page
>> from earlier
>> they can still get to the page even if the value is "1". Is there a
>> way to prevent the items from showing up at all once they are out of
>> stock, without
>> removing them from the site entirely?
>> --
>> Anthony Minero
> Although I wish I'd come up with something a little cleaner, I have my
> flypage display a page identical to the "missing" page instead of the
> normal page content if the item is inactive.
> - Grant

This is not a half bad idea. Instead of showing a missing page, you can do a
"item no longer valid" then maybe a "see similar items" list can be displayed,
in hopes of selling an alternative product.

It would be just a simple alteration to grants method.


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