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Posted - May 31 2008 :  21:40:17  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am new to this app and am hoping someone can shed some light..
I have a product that can be sold as singles or as a box. is there anyway to show the product, description and belowe show the price anfor both and allow a shopping cart?

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Posted - June 01 2008 :  03:16:40  Show Profile  Visit devshb's Homepage  Reply with Quote
There are loads of different ways to do it, so you'll probably get a different answer depending on who you ask.
It also depends on whether or not you want to use stock control from the admin side or whether you just ignore stock-levels on the vpasp admin product records.
You can use parent/subproducts, or, you could create the 2 products (a single, and a box/bundle) as 2 products in their own right and then cross-sell them.
Personally I'd use the cross-selling.
eg create the 2 products, the single, and the box/bundle
then on the cross-selling field of each of those I'd select the corresponding other one.
That means that you'd get 2 different product pages on the customer side (one for the single, and one for the bundle) but on each of those you'd also see the other type as a link.
You could make a tweak to the cross-selling display to add an "add-to-cart" link.
or, you could use parent/sub products instead

In case you do decide to go down the cross-selling route, you might find our addon useful, it's not mandatory because vpasp already has cross-selling, but it makes it more flexible etc:

Cross-Selling Secondary/Enhanced Product Listings:

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Posted - June 07 2008 :  12:25:20  Show Profile  Visit ironhawker's Homepage  Reply with Quote
File management is half the battle.
Realizing you have to structure your inventory, images and extended descriptions and figuring out a way to do it gets you headed in the right direction.
Then working with the templates to make the presentation do what you want.

1. 2 Categories with Cross Selling
1a. Singles
1b. Dozens / Cases

2. Sub Products

3. Features
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