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Building Online Stores with osCommerce: Professional Edition by David Mercer

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Chapter 4. Basic Configuration

Take my word, there's a fair old amount to do in terms of configuring your individual osCommerce installation to suit a new business. Fortunately, the people at osCommerce have made a lot of default choices which are pretty sensible, so provided you have a good look at everything that is up for configuration, and ensure that you understand what all the settings do and mean, quite a bit of it can go unchanged. Apart from actually making a decision about the multitude of settings that go into defining osCommerce's look, feel, and behavior, you also have to physically implement your choices. For this, we are given the excellent administration tool (found under the admin folder in your installation), which you can think ...

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