New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Web Design and Hosting Creating sites, scripting, and hosting discussions.

bespoke


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
naz
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

hi
i want to develop a content management system for a furniture shop and i want to incorporate a bespke facility within the website but i am having great difficulties to find adequate resources. i am using PHP, HTML and mySQL as my languages.
does anyone have any idea as to what i can do and what is availabe free to me in order to implement this?
any help would be greatly appreciated :miner:
QUOTE Thanks
cerberos
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

How would you like the user to interact with the website and make a request?
QUOTE Thanks
naz
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

basically what i want is lets say i have a page advertising different types of wardrobes availabe from my showroom the customer has a choice of selecting an option that says "make your own" and once that is selected it brings you to a new page where the customer can choose the color of the wardrobe from a set of listed colours and then choose the type of wood, then the size and finally the handles for the doors. all these options will be available from some kind of drop down menu and then when the customer clicks on make my wardrobe button it will make it according to the specifcations and then maybe print that page off.
i hope i am making some sense to you but is something like this possible using the languages talked about.
if yes is it really complicated?
thank you
QUOTE Thanks
cerberos
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

Not really complicated, but you most likely will not find this in an existing eCommerce application - at least not to suit your needs.

I just developed a site for a custom PC maker that sounds pretty similar. Basically you just need to create the DB with your desired structure. Something along the lines of:

table.Categories (tables, dressers, beds, etc)
table.Handles (brass, silver, etc)
table.Colors (red, blue, etc)

And on and on. Basically for everything that you want an option to customize, you will set up a table to store all options.

The actual page the customer visits to customize a piece would simply pull the data (via mySQL queries) from each table and populate a drop down list with each record.

After submitting the requirements, this page would call a second page to make sure the customer didn't make any mistakes and filled out everything required, and email the order to you. (and preferably insert the order into an orders table.)

Pretty basic coding, and you should be able to get it done fairly cheaply.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Free hosting?? | HTML editor? »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Bespoke naz Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 0 02-02-2005 04:43 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:06 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?