BigCommerce V6

BigCommerce 7 Upgrade Frozen Temporarily

Posted by on May 16, 2011 at 10:16 am

Affecting ONLY BigCommerce 6 users. BigCommerce decided to temporarily pause software upgrades to existing BigCommerce 6 users. They found that some stores had their inventory levels wiped out after the upgrade to Version 7. This problem did not affect ALL customers but it did make some red flags come up and the people from BigCommerce […]

Category Dropdown Menu w/ Columns

Posted by on March 1, 2011 at 1:02 pm

Would you like a drop down Category Menu with Columns for your BigCommerce store? Then this is the tutorial for you. This tutorial will guide you through the steps to create a drop-down category menu with columns for your BigCommerce store. The links to your Categories will need to be hand-coded and keeping it updated […]

BigCommerce is PCI Compliant

Posted by on January 27, 2011 at 9:31 pm

It is OFFICIAL, BigCommerce IS PCI COMPLIANT! As stated by Mitchell Harper (BigCommerce’s Founder and CEO) on their Blog, Home Page, and GetSatisfaction forum; today BigCommerce received their PCI DSS Compliance badge and should only be matter of weeks before they make it into VISA’s list of PCI Certified providers. This is a HUGE deal […]

Customizing the BigCommerce Mobile Store

Posted by on January 13, 2011 at 3:43 pm

Is the BigCommerce link getting in the way of you signing up for service? Don’t let that happen! I am glad to inform you that it is possible to customize a few things on the BigCommerce template. Besides removing the BigCommerce link from the footer of your store you can Enable and Disable a few […]

Avoiding 15 Minute Log Out in BigCommerce

Posted by on December 8, 2010 at 10:32 pm

Since I work in BigCommerce most of the day I find it irritating that now there is a 15 minute inactivity log out. It may very well be for PCI compliance and security purposes but it sure is annoying. This post relates to working on the Source Code on a separate tab under “Browse Template […]

Personalized Shopping Experience

Posted by on November 22, 2010 at 10:26 pm

Personalization is important when it comes to making your visitors feel welcome and secure while shopping on your website. Do you like arriving at your favorite place and having the host greet you by name when you approach the door? It gives you a sense of security and makes you feel important and appreciated. Right? […]

Adding a Dynamic Cart Content Panel to Your BigCommerce Store Header

Posted by on November 21, 2010 at 11:39 pm

Tonight I was working on a new client’s shopping cart and one of his requests was to have a Dynamic portion of the Header updated every time a visitor added something to their cart. This panel will not show until the first item is added to the shopping cart, then it will remain visible at […]

BigCommerce Coupons

Posted by on October 31, 2010 at 12:04 am

If you have already decided that your want to sign up to use the BigCommerce shopping cart you might as well get something extra for doing it! These are the only BigCommerce Coupons* available on the web and using one of these coupons will get you FREE ONE-ON-ONE training and professional advise from a web […]

Removing BigCommerce Link from Mobile store

Posted by on October 22, 2010 at 5:59 pm

Breaking news! Yes, it is possible to remove the link from the footer of your Mobile BigCommerce Store. Only one week after breaking the news on Adding a Minimum Order in BigCommerce I am back to announce that the link on the footer of your Mobile BigCommerce store CAN be removed. The new Mobile Store […]

Setting up a Minimum Order on BigCommerce / Interspire

Posted by on October 16, 2010 at 4:30 pm

YES, it is possible to set a Minimum Order on the BigCommerce Shopping cart but most people don’t have access to this highly demanded feature. Although it has been requested many times from BigCommerce customers this is not a feature that is built into the software and requires editing some key files on the store’s […]

Removing Related YouTube Videos on BigCommerce

Posted by on September 24, 2010 at 8:51 pm

Here we are once again tackling an advanced customization for the BigCommerce / Interspire Shopping Cart. Removing Related YouTube Videos on BigCommerce. If you are one of the many BigCommerce users that use the embedded YouTube videos on your product description, then you may be wondering if you can remove the related videos. Well, good […]

jQuery Menu for BigCommerce Stores

Posted by on September 20, 2010 at 8:26 pm

Finally! A working solution that tackles the long overdue feature that BigCommerce stores lack from the original templates. The jQuery Category Menu has been requested several times and many have attempted to get this done without luck. Today, this problem is being solved once and for all. The following steps will guide you through the […]

Mobile eCommerce

Posted by on August 21, 2010 at 11:54 pm

With more and more people browsing and surfing the internet from their mobile devices eCommerce needs to get on board with this trend and provide a mobile shopping solution for their target audience. An excellent option is setting-up a BigCommerce mobile store. Differences Between Mobile and Desktop Shopping: Desktop and laptop computers are way ahead […]

BigCommerce Version 6 Review

Posted by on August 21, 2010 at 10:47 pm

It has been a couple weeks now since the release of BigCommerce Version 6. People from all over the world had been waiting eagerly for this update and I was one of them. I have been lucky to be able to work on the previous 5.6 version and the version 6 at the same time […]