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Selling Online with Drupal e-Commerce: Walk through the creation of an online store with Drupal’s e-Commerce module by Michael Peacock

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Making Things Easier

Although Doug’s store is relatively simple for his customers to use, it is missing three key features that would make their time on the website easier, these are:

  • An overview of the shopping cart

  • Search features

  • Ability to auto-create user accounts

At the moment, without a search feature the only way for users to find products is by manually browsing through the website and stumbling across a product they like.

Adding a Shopping Cart

We can add a shopping cart to our theme so that customers can continue browsing the website but still know how much is in their shopping cart, and easily get to it later.

To add this block, we need to go to the Blocks section, which is under Site Building within the Administer area. Within the ...

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