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Thread: Anyone worked with X Cart?
May 13, 2005, 15:11 #1
Anyone worked with X Cart?
A client is using X Cart on their website and requires me to make a number of changes around the site such as changing text, changing some of the scripts, etc. Although its written in PHP, all of the script files, the .tpl files in particular,
seem to be using some weird sort of language. I keep making errors in them all the time and can't figure out how to get it to work.
Does anybody have any resources on how to learn that stuff etc?
May 14, 2005, 06:38 #2
Yes, I've used X-Cart several times. It uses a templating engine called SMARTY - visit http://smarty.php.net for details.
If you are changing text on the site it is all held in a table in the database - i think the table is called something like xcart_languages.
X-Cart is a big system but once you get your head around SMARTY then it should be straight forward - good luck!
May 14, 2005, 06:41 #3
thanks for telling me that the info is stored in a table. I was probably going to go nuts searching all the scripts today
Jun 11, 2005, 21:53 #4
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You can also go to www.x-cart.com and simply download all their documents.
The code is huge but when you understand were to find what it is simple. I suggest to download all the code to your PC and have a local copy. This way you can do find very easy.