Customers Who Bought This Also Bought … Control

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This control provides ‘Customers who bought this product also bought …’ feature for Ablecommerce 7x store. On a product page this control shows the products that were bought along with this product by the same customer.

The control provides some properties to enable/disable certain features or to change the layout of control. You can place this control any where on the product page and it will list the products that were bought by others along with this product.

This control is using the styles from the standard AbleCommerce theme. This means it will work with all current standard themes of AbleCommerce 7.x. without any style modification.

Download Also Bought Control

How to deploy and configure the Also Bought Control?

After downloading extract the AlsoBought.zip and do the steps explained below.

  1. Copy the AlsoBought.ascx and AlsoBought.ascx.cs files and paste them in the ConLib folder.
  2. Now you can use it like any other control in the ConLib folder. For example edit the Shopping Bar 1 scriptlet in the sidebar and put the following line of code at the end of scriptlet.

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    [[ConLib:AlsoBought]]

  3. You can use different properties in order to administer the control. Please read the next section for exposed properties of control.

Also Bought Control’s properties

Caption: You can use this property to set the Caption text for the control

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 [[ConLib:AlsoBought Caption="Some Caption"]]

MaxItems: This property is used to set how much items you want to show in the control. The default value is 4 . Let’s suppose if you want to show 3 items then

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 [[ConLib:AlsoBought MaxItems="3"]]

Orientation: This property controls the way you want to show your items in horizontal or vertical direction. You can specify two values HORIZONTAL and VERTICAL for it. The default is VERTICAL.

Columns: This property specifies the number of columns the default value is 1.

ShowAddToCart: This is a boolean type property used to enable disable the AddToCart link with item. In order to enable the AddToCart Link you have to provide True and to disable provide False. The default value is True.

[Screen Shot]

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Posted by mazhar   @   7 April 2008 1 comments
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