[ic] Active / Inactive Items

Stefan Hornburg racke at linuxia.de
Tue Apr 20 11:56:00 EDT 2004

On Tue, 20 Apr 2004 16:31:26 +0100
Jamie Neil <jamie at versado.net> wrote:

> Stefan Hornburg wrote:
> [snip]
> > No, the customer can't see these items in the search results. 
> > I suppose that he can call the flypage.
> We use the inactive field to identify discontinued product and were 
> having problems with people finding inactive product flypages via search 
> engines.
> Our solution was to add a check for the inactive flag at the top of the 
> flypage and then plaster "DISCONTINUED" all over the page. We also 
> remove the add to basket button to stop people buying it.

What would be a sensible solution for that problem ? I can imagine
bouncing to a page "This item is discontinued bla bla".


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