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Fatal error: Call to a member function GetContent() on a non-object in confirm.php

Thread began 10/20/2011 11:04 am by michael271305 | Last modified 11/07/2011 1:19 pm by michael271305 | 7073 views | 19 replies


Hi Jason

I appreciate where you are coming from but the FAQs for the product do not make this clear. While I understand WA are trying to provide a product capable of handling different solutions and can see the benefit of this, it is the lack of clear documentation that complicates matters.

Notwithstanding, I have pushed on with trying to understand how the confirmation email can be issued using other developer's experiences as can be found in the forums.

I added Universal Email to the checkout success page, which I beleive both Paypal as the payment gateway and Sage Pay Forms (have not had the chance to test this yet) will return the customer to after the credit card information has been obtained and the payment processed. Both using remote gateway services.

I then edited the Universal email settings to the following:

From: set to a generic email address orders@ which is not a real address but I imagine works similar to forms@ for the contact form solution pack.

To: <?php echo $_SESSION['eCartCheckoutForm_email']; ?>

BCC: I set this to the business email (currently my email address for testing)

I edited the actual email body to introduce headings and pulled in the following elements from the bindings panel to include the customer's details:

Name: {Session.eCartCheckoutForm_firstname} {Session.eCartCheckoutForm_lastname}


Contact No:{Session.eCartCheckoutForm_phone}

Contact Email:{Session.eCartCheckoutForm_email}

Lastly, I inserted a cart object (email friendly version) to display the cart contents as I imagine the session variable gets reset on the next use of the product page or through some coding in the success page. It will need some tweaking to better suit use in this context.

Doing this I have managed to have Universal Email issue a confirmation containing the information, however, this only goes to the email address picked up under the To field. The BCC field appears not to be read resulting in no email to the business which is critical for this simple system to work.

Advice on why the BCC field is being excluded during email creation would be appreciated.


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