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A revised and comprehensive guide to customising the popular e-commerce software solution OpenCart. Based on the latest OpenCart version 184.108.40.206. Hundreds of information-packed pages with many new features.An updated and comprehensive guide toMoreA revised and comprehensive guide to customising the popular e-commerce software solution OpenCart. Based on the latest OpenCart version 220.127.116.11. Hundreds of information-packed pages with many new features.An updated and comprehensive guide to customising the popular e-commerce software solution OpenCart. Hundreds of information-packed pages.Topics include: how Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) define the presentation of web pages- how to modify the default terminology- how to customise the back-office administration menu- how to modify the data validation rules- how to change the background of your web pages- how to customise the page footer and the elements it contains- how to customise the page header and the elements it contains- how to add a new element to the page header- how to add a random quotation to the top of every page- how to customise the on-line stores horizontal menu bar- how to create a new module- how to create a new accordion sidebar menu- how to customise existing modules- how to customise the banner- carousel and slideshow modules- how to add new product and manufacturer fields to the database- how to extend the default search facility to include additional search fields- how to extend the customer rewards scheme to provide an expiry date for customer rewards- how to modify the checkout procedure to provide a (to me) more appropriate way of handling discount coupons- gift vouchers and customer rewards- how to extend the default Royal Mail shipping module to reflect current RM services- how to cater for BFPO- Channel Island and Isle of Man addresses- how to customise the default buttons and bullets- how to modify the layout of a sample individual page- how to install third-party extensions to add functionality- how to use vQmod to modify OpenCarts core functionality- and how to manage vQmod extensions.Particularly useful for on line bookstore development as it includes specific detail on adding authors first names, how to add other book-related information such as publisher , edition, ISBN13, etcetera, and how to extend the search facility to include searching on publisher etcetera.Includes screenshots to clarify many processes and detailed code listings for all suggested changes.Includes a FREE supplement (based on the latest XAMPP software package) that describes how to install a locally hosted Apache web server and MySQL database that you can use to install, develop and test your web site.An invaluable aid for all wannabe OpenCart entrepreneurs.