[ic] Item out of stock
pvinci at vinciguerra.com
Wed Nov 5 18:38:37 EST 2003
On Wed, 5 Nov 2003 12:42:41 -0800, Paul Jordan wrote
> 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 can do a "item no longer valid" then maybe a "see similar items"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.
I dont think "Foundation" supports inactive very well. I know kevin added
this type of functionality into an actionmap he worked on for me. If I set
the template_page to something, then it uses that instead of flypage.
This may be a simple change.
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