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Updating New Field in Orders Table

Thread began 1/20/2011 1:25 pm by carlene | Last modified 1/28/2011 4:04 pm by carlene | 1471 views | 10 replies

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

for these values to populate into the orders table, you need to follow a couple of additional steps aside from just adding the form fields to the checkout page.

For every form filed on the checkout page, you will see two things on the confirm page:

1) Near the bottom of the confirm page, there is a collection of hidden form elements set to capture the values posted from the checkout page

2) Near the top, there is code to store the posted values into session variables.


For each form element you add to the checkout page, you will need to add a corresponding hidden element that has the same name and is coded to capture the value from the checkout page.
So if you have a text box named "business", you need to add the hidden form element to the confirm page like:

php:
<input type="hidden" name="business" id="business" value="<?php echo ((isset($_POST["business"]))?$_POST["business"]:""?>" />




then go to the server behaviors panell, clic kthe plus button and select eCart -> General -> Set Session value.

Set the trigger to any form post.

Set the name to be the same as the form element, in this example "business"

then click the lightning bolt next to value and select the business form element.


Once you have the set session value behavior and the hidden form element in place, you need to edit the Store Order Summary behavior to bind the new columns of the orders table to the form element that was added to the confirm page.


to edit the admin, yo should just be able to go to the bindings panel and select the new columns from the orders table and drag them to the display page.

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