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Undefined variable: & GetContent() error

Thread began 12/29/2010 9:53 am by jshafor | Last modified 12/30/2010 12:45 am by jshafor | 1029 views | 2 replies |


Undefined variable: & GetContent() error

Hey Gang,

I must just be over-looking something here . . . but I can't seem to locate my problem.

I installed my new cart (ECart 5.03) - everything appeared to go as anticipated (both times) . . . however, when I attempt to load the pages on the local server and hosting server (Bluehost), I get these errors:

Local: (items_Results.php is the page I added the Add to Cart button to)

Notice: Undefined variable: Spark in C:\wamp\www\Besparklicious\Products\items_Results.php on line 3

Fatal error: Call to a member function GetContent() on a non-object in C:\wamp\www\Besparklicious\Products\items_Results.php on line 3


Fatal error: Call to a member function GetContent() on a non-object in /home1/basinho1/public_html/besparklicious/Products/items_Results.php on line 3

The common denominator seems to be the GetContent() code in the results page:

The only thread I could find in the forums was in reference to the cart name being the same as the connection or a record set. Just to be sure, I went through the Ecart process again with completely new cart - I got the same result.

What am I missing? Thanks a lot!


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Ray BorduinWebAssist

Is the shopping cart include on the page above it?

I'd like to see the code from the first three lines. It seems to me it might be missing code for the eCart object, which should be above that line.

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Thanks Ray - you nailed it . . . the include was not added to the page by the ECart wizard. FYI - this is the second cart I have this issue with - this will no doubt fix the other cart as well. Now that I know what to look for; I'll never ask this question again . . . HOWEVER . . . I'm not sure if it's an issue with the wizard of something I'm doing wrong.

Whichever it is, here's a summary (just so you can see all the code from the top of the page):

The original code was:

1 <?php require_once('../Connections/connSpark.php'); ?>
2 <?php
3 $shopBag->GetContent();
4 ?>

When I changed it the code below - it worked like a charm! Thanks again!

1 <?php require_once('../Connections/connSpark.php'); ?>
2 <?php
3 //WA eCart Include
4 require_once("../WA_eCart/shopBag_PHP.php");
5 ?>
6 <?php
7 $shopBag->GetContent();
8 ?>

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