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PHP 5 e-commerce Development by Michael Peacock

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Chapter 4. Product Variations and User Uploads

Having a store with products and categories is great, but we need to be able to offer greater flexibility with our products. We looked at how to extend the information stored about our products, and extending products that way; but certain types of product, like apparel, need to allow the user to customize the product, often by selecting a variation of the product, or uploading images or text as part of the order. In this chapter, you will learn:

  • How to create customizable products
  • How to assign uploaded files to individual product orders
  • How we will maintain these uploads
  • How to assign custom user-submitted data with individual product orders

One important point to note is that this chapter links in greatly ...

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