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Customize "display_cart.html" and "Missing Input" pages

Knowledge Base Lobby : uShop Support Conference : General Questions
Oct-24-17 07:08 AM EST
Original Message
Customize "display_cart.html" and "Missing Input" pages
Author Micky Thompson on 05-10-2001 at 14:58 (EST)
I am wishing to customize the display_cart.html and the "Missing Input" (page that displays when you fail to enter the required text of the Order Form) pages.

You can veiw the site at:

http://www.actcertified.com/shoppingcart.html

I wish to change these pages to have the fonts set to "Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"; text colors to #333333, and replace the #B3D9FF (light blue) color in the cart to #FFCC00 background of the table as you can see I did on the Order Form.

I scene where you informed another user that it could be customized in the uShopOrderButton.class but when I opened it using my Notepad and Dreamweaver HTML editor, I received a lot of unreadable text.

1. How do I edit the font, text color, table background color of the "display_cart.html" and "Missing Input" pages?


2. What program should I use to edit the ".class" files other than Notepad and an HTML editor?

Thank you for your assistance and I am highly impressed with uShop!

Micky Thompson
micky@mickythompson.com
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  RE: Customize "display_cart.html" and "Missing Input" pages Bill Weiner, 2001-05-10 21:46:15 (1)
            Thanks! One more thing... Micky Thompson, 2001-05-11 20:33:48 (2)
                 RE: Thanks! One more thing... Bill Weiner, 2001-05-12 13:12:58 (3)
                      Thank you... Micky Thompson, 2001-05-12 16:19:37 (4)

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         1. RE: Customize "display_cart.html" and "Missing Input" pages
        Author Bill Weiner on 05-10-2001 at 21:46 (EST)
You don't actually edit the class files, but instead specify those options via your HTML.

To customize the fonts/colors of the HTML shopping cart (display_cart.html) page, you just need to specify the following parameters on the HTML of your uShopOrderButton applet:

< PARAM NAME="cart_font" VALUE="Verdana,Arial,Helvetica" >
< PARAM NAME="cart_font_color" VALUE="#000000" >
< PARAM NAME="cart_background_color" VALUE="#FFFFFF" >
< PARAM NAME="cart_title_color" VALUE="#B3D9FF" >
< PARAM NAME="cart_title_font_color" VALUE="#000000" >

See the uShopOrderButton reference pages in the uShop 3.0 Applet Reference:

http://www.uburst.com/uShop/reference/applets.html

... for more information about using/configuring those parameters via your HTML.

As for customizing the "Missing Input" page... that is actually controlled by the "missing_input" subroutine located in the ushop-lib.pl file. If you are familiar with Perl, you should be able to locate that subroutine and modify it as desired.
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                 2. Thanks! One more thing...
                Author Micky Thompson on 05-11-2001 at 20:33 (EST)
Thank you for the rapid response and great information.

One more thing I can't figure out is how do I change the background color of the top table on the Review Cart page where "Please take a moment to review..." is written.

http://www.actcertified.com/shoppingcart.html then press "Proceed to Checkout"

How do I set the color of that top table on the Review Cart as I did on the Order Form?

Thanks again for the great service.

Micky Thompson
micky@mickythompson.com
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                         3. RE: Thanks! One more thing...
                        Author Bill Weiner on 05-12-2001 at 13:12 (EST)
You're very welcome.

As for changing the color of the instruction box on that "display_cart" page.... you can do that by modifing the "template_cart.html" page which is located in your "classes" directory.

Near the top of that "template_cart.html" page you will see an "Instructions" area where the background color is set to:

< TR BGCOLOR=#FFFFFF >

So just change that value accordingly.
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                                 4. Thank you...
                                Author Micky Thompson on 05-12-2001 at 16:19 (EST)
Your solutions worked great!

Thank you for the great program and outstanding customer service!

Micky Thompson
micky@mickythompson.com
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