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Other Miva Merchant Pages such as SFNT, SRCH, PLST, BASK, LOGN

SRCH: How to display thumbnails in search results:

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SFNT: How to automatically display products in a "Featured Products" or "Specials" category on the SFNT page without using a module:

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SFNT: How to automatically display products in a "Featured Products" or "Specials" category on the SFNT page using Weiland's Toolkit:

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SFNT: How to create Featured Products for SFNT page and elsewhere:

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ERROR: How to ensure your that customers never see the very ugly Miva fatal error screen in PROD pages:

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ERROR: How to customize Error and Information Messages - another way:

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SFNT: How to make SFNT the home page:

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How to add a blog to a MM5 store:

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How to create a Store Locator:

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PLST: How to allow the customer to select a Quantity on PLST pages - i.e. add quantity box to PLST pages:

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How to get rid of the Storefront page and start at e.g. a category page:

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How to create a Quantity box, like in PROD pages, in CTGY or PLST pages. eg in PLST:

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SRCH How to achieve better search results from SRCH:

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SRCH: How to improve the MM5 search function e.g to include common mispellings that you don't want to include in the text on your product pages:

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SRCH How to get Search function to search custom pages:

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SRCH: How to Modify Search Header depending on search term

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SRCH Putting a Search Box in the Category Tree or Elsewhere in MM5 pages:

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SRCH: Putting a Search Box in static pages:

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Tip - the Search function does not search custom fields.

Better to put everything in the description - - where it will be searched.

BASK: How to redirect to Basket after Adding Product to Basket:

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To avoid vertical lines (padding) between cells in rows, in PLST and CTGY pages:

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How to offer a free product automatically, when a customer does something eg sign up for an account:

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Vertical space in product list page - how to fix:

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How to replace zero prices with a message:

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How to create a FAQs using MM5:

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Bug in Upsell template:

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How to send customer to the basket page when the button "add to basket " is clicked:

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How to have a text file on my Web site that is being read by modules installed at a number of my client's sites, data logged whenever it's accessed:

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How to read the list of files from a directory - so you can MvIMPORT each one in MivaScript:

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PLST How to exclude a product from the product list:

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How to obtain the code for the links to SFNT, PLST, SRCH, BASK and Checkout pages:

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Store Links:

<a href="&mvt:global:sessionurl;Screen=SRCH&Store_Code=&mvt:global:Store_Code;">Search</a>
<a href="&mvt:global:sessionurl;Screen=SFNT&Store_Code=&mvta:global:Store_Code;">Store Front</a>
<mvt:if expr="g.Basket:cust_id EQ 0">

<a href="&mvt:global:secure_sessionurl;Screen=LOGN&Order=0&Store_Code=&mvt:global:Store_Code;">Your Account</a>
<mvt:else>
<a href="&mvt:global:secure_sessionurl;Screen=ACNT&Order=0&Store_Code=&mvt:global:Store_Code;">Your Account</a>
</mvt:if>

<a href="&mvt:global:sessionurl;Screen=SRCH&Store_Code=&mvt:global:Store_Code;">Search</a>
<a href="&mvt:global:sessionurl;Screen=PLST&Store_Code=&mvt:global:Store_Code;">Product List</a>
<a href="&mvt:global:sessionurl;Screen=BASK&Store_Code=&mvt:global:Store_Code;">Basket Contents</a>
<a href="&mvt:global:secure_sessionurl;Screen=OINF&Store_Code=&mvt:global:Store_Code;">Checkout</a>

SRCH Getting rid of the Buy Now and Add One to Baskets images (i.e. replace their images with plain buttons):

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SRCH: How to get extra or custom Product Fields to be included in Search:

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Ensure you add this to the Customer Login Link:

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