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Effortless E-Commerce with PHP and MySQL by Larry Ullman

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Alterations and Additions

This chapter concludes the same way as many others: with suggested alterations and additions that could be applied specifically to the administration pages. Of course, the largest recommendation would be the creation of scripts to update products and to add or update the categories. Over time, I’ll develop and post some of these to the book’s corresponding Web site.

Home Page Additions

The home page as written does literally nothing. What you might put there depends upon the site and, frankly, what the administrator would want to see on that page. Information that might logically be displayed includes the ten most recent orders or any product whose inventory is running low.

To do the former, just recreate the view_orders.php ...

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