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eCart - Dynamic cart button cannot be selected

Thread began 8/08/2012 2:22 pm by tdinetta440961 | Last modified 8/20/2012 11:13 am by tdinetta440961 | 779 views | 5 replies

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

The getting started guide has the following note

[quote]If you intend to create Add to cart buttons that reference your products in a database, you will need to have a Recordset already created on the page you are adding the button to. If this is a product results or product details page created by DataAssist, this will already have been created for you.[/code]

just before the instructions for adding the add to cart button.

If you do not have a product database set up, then you can use static add to cart buttons by checking the option for Add Static Item To Cart. Strep 5 of the instructions of adding the add to cart button says the following:

  5. Under Properties, choose whether you want this button to be static, or dynamic.

Add static item to cart: With a static Add to cart button, you will need to specify the details for the product within the Bindings tab of this interface.

Look up item ID from recordset: If you are storing your products in a database (recommended), you will want to select this option so that you can retrieve product prices, descriptions, weight, etc., from the database dynamically.  

if you dont have a product database already set up, you can select to use static add to cart buttons.

if you would like to use Dynamic add to cart buttons, you will need a product database.

On our learning center page, we offer the Data Base Starter kit which is a series of flash videos to help get you started using a MySQL database:

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