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"Save for later" option?

    Dec 07 2011 21:27:24

    #1

    Marco

    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 65

    I'm working on a webshop and would like to add the option 'Save for later' (or 'Put on Wish List') so customers can add those items to the shopping cart at a later time.

    Is this possible, with some custom coding? I am using the PriceOptions Script.



    Dec 08 2011 00:20:49

    #2

    Medusa

    Join date : 2011-05-22      Posts : 105

    good question!...if you find an answer please post it

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    Dec 10 2011 11:41:17

    #3

    Marco

    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 65

    Anyone? I understand that it isn't a feature out of the box, but maybe some custom coding could do the trick? Happy to pay for it...



    Dec 14 2011 13:04:47

    #4

    anon

    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 488

    Marco,

    One approach would be to integrate with one of the many free wishlist sites that are already out there. That is probably the easiest because all you need to do is add a links to their site that pass your product info.

    If you want to keep it on your site, yes it is possible. You'll need a mechanism for users to login (maybe just extend on the login mechanism I wrote for you previously for order look-up), then scripts to store and retrieve the saved products.

    If doing it on your own site, it would be nice to have a single form to selectively add the items on the wishlist to the cart all at one time. Though it might get a little complex with your pricing script.

    I could code it for you, but it would be a while before I could get to it.



    Dec 15 2011 21:45:51

    #5

    Marco

    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 65

    Many hanks for your reply!! Really appreciated.

    I would prefer to have a wishlist on my own site without customers having login, maybe this can be done with a cookie? Would this work, or is it simply impossible to do this without customers having to login?



    Dec 16 2011 16:05:55

    #6

    anon

    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 488

    I thought of using Cookies, but quickly dismissed it. I guess you could work something out, but given that you'll be dealing with some variable number products it seems like doing it with cookies would be messy (i.e., complex). Of course there is also the issue of them being tied to a specific computer.



    Dec 17 2011 12:29:05

    #7

    Marco

    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 65

    Thanks for the explanation!



    Dec 18 2011 18:59:37

    #8

    anon

    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 488

    Marco,

    Actually, in thinking about this a bit more, you could just create a single cookie with a unique value, then use that unique value as the key to store the wishlist products in a database on your server.



    Dec 19 2011 20:50:26

    #9

    Marco

    Join date : 2008-09-18      Posts : 65

    That sounds good! I'll send you a PM.