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Thread began 2/04/2010 2:58 pm by john.cummins125554 | Last modified 2/08/2010 12:48 pm by John Langer | 1505 views | 11 replies |

john.cummins125554

eCart 3

I've just downloaded and installed eCart 3.7.1 and now I've lost some of the functionality (i.e. checkout wizard) and when I try to add an eCart item (view cart) Dreamweaver crashes

I've de-installed, re-installed, disabled, enabled eCart, cleared the wincache all to no effect.

I've even de-installed and reinstalled Dreamweaver CS3

has anyone any ideas what I might try next to get eCart working?

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

The checkout wizard was no a part of eCart 3, it was not introduced until eCart 4.

eCart 3 is also not compatible with Dreamweaver CS3, version 3.7.1was released on 11/9/2006, DWCS3 was not released until April 2007.


you will not be able to use eCart 3 in Dreamweeaver CS3. Please uninstall eCart 3.

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john.cummins125554

so what do I do? I've been using the eCommerce suit for years

how can I get a previous version of eCart3, one that's compatible with CS3?

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Office Guy-172461

You can either go back to the version of Dreamwaever that you were using when you purchased eCart 3, or upgrade to the current version of eCart that works with current versions of Dreamweaver.

It is a good idea to upgrade extensions at the same time you upgrade Dreamweaver, to avoid mismatches.

Login to your account and click on Upgrade to get a current version of eCart.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

To use eCart 3, you will need to use Dreamweaver 8 or MX 2004.


If you are using Dreamweaver CS3 or above, you will need to use the latest version of eCart which is version 5.

NOTE:
eCart 3 sites are not compatible with eCart 5. If you upgrade an eCart 3 site to eCart 5, you will need to recreate any cart displays, and you may need to recreate your charges or discounts as well as the checkout process. This is due to changes in the eCart code that where made to in version 4 to make taxes and shipping rules more robust.

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john.cummins125554

and eCart5 supports ASP?

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John LangerBeta Tester

I had a similar issue about a year ago when a client asked me to do some updates to her sCommerce store. I had used eCart 3 to build it with DW8 about 4 years ago now.

I now run DW CS4 and have eCart 5 installed.

So I kept all my current installations but also installed DW8. Both versions run independently from each other. There are also two different extension manages that are used so no problem with having two versions of extensions installed either. Worked like a dream.

I seem to remember having to get a patch so that DW worked on Vista at the time but that worked OK as well. I can't remember where I got the patch from, I can only just remember that I needed one. There may be a thread on these forums about that. I really can't remember.

Hope that helps.

And eCart 5 is only PHP. It will not work with ASP.

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john.cummins125554

so the latest version of ecart (4 or 5) doesn't support ASP, the download extension isn't valid for CS3 (although previous downloads were!)

the reason I need to download the extension because my PC died half-way through an update and the 'back-ups' only copied 'text' files, none of my .exe, .asp or extensions were backed up! I now have the task of rebuilding my PC, Dreamweaver and WA invironments.

as 3.7.1 doesn't work with CS3, how can I get a previous version of eCart 3, one that will work with CS3?

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Office Guy-172461

Originally Said By: Jason Byrnes
  eCart 3 is also not compatible with Dreamweaver CS3, version 3.7.1was released on 11/9/2006, DWCS3 was not released until April 2007.  



Extensions are updated to keep current with current versions of software. Obsolete versions fade away just like anything else.

Adobe and Microsoft have dropped support for classic ASP.

Unfortunately it is very costly to keep current with changes in the software industry. I have thousands of dollars worth of tools that were state-of-the-art 10 years ago, but now are worthless. That's just the way it is.

  how can I get a previous version of eCart 3, one that will work with CS3?  

It doesn't exist. There was no CS3 when older versions of eCart were written so it would have been impossible to write for it. Not much else can be said.

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john.cummins125554

Sorry guys, my mistake!

I've got eCart4 but for some reason I don't remember loading it onto my ‘old’ system which then crashed! (I've now removed eCart3 extension from my PC)

I’ve loaded eCart4 and I’m back in business.


OfficeGuy, thanks for the info about ASP, I’m in the process of swapping over to PHP, however I have approx 20 eCommerce sites that will need to be converted, I’m trying to maintain the ASP sites for as short a period as I can converting then ‘as I go’. I don’t want to try converting more than one site at a time, there’s enough headaches doing them one at a time!

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