Related products

 
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This addon will help you configure related products. Related could be useful when you have many products with similar characteristics so customer can easily find the most suitable ones. It also configures a product and its accessories.

This also could be achieved using blocks. But the main difference of the addon is that it creates bidirectional/cross links. So if you link product A to product B, product B will be linked to A automatically.
Compatible with ALL CS-Cart versions (v2.x.x, v3.0.x, v4.0.x, 4.1.x, 4.2.x)

See the full version of this add-on: Related Products PRO


FEATURES
  • easy to use cross-selling tool for CS-Cart;
  • two modes that allow linking analogue products: "Bi-directional" & "Cross-linked";
  • no need to connect related products to each other manually;
  • ability to use "Grid", "List without options" & "Compact list" product list layouts.

HOW TO INSTALL
1. Copy the entire content of the archive to the directory with installed cs-cart store
2. In the admin area go to the add-ons list and click install "Related products" add-on
3. Configure the add-on, select a product list template to display analogues
4. On the product detailed page go to tab: "Related products", pick the related products and click "Save"
5. Now you will see the "Related" tab on the product detailed page in the storefront.


FAQ
"I can do this using blocks, why do I need this addon?"
- This addon sets bidirectional links between products. So if you set the product B to be related for product A, then product A will be set as related for product B automatically.
"What does "Select the product links type" option mean?"
- This option allows you to select between these two link types. First one is cross-linked so if you add product B, C, D to A as related then each of these products will have three others as related. The other one is bi-directional, so you will have only product A as related for B, C, D
"Why is the related tab not displayed in the customer area?"
- Try to clear cache. For more details please go to: http://forum.cs-cart.com/topic/9735-clear-templat...

Compatibility

Versions:
  • v4.5.x
  • v4.4.x
  • v4.3.x
  • v4.2.x
  • v4.1.x
  • v4.0.x
  • v3.0.x
  • v2.2.x
  • v2.1.x
Languages:
  • English
  • Russian
Editions:
  • Ultimate
  • Professional
  • Multi-Vendor
I love this add-on! Can't live without it.
Now Your add-on works as Different Colours on my E-shop
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Thank for your fantastic work!
Dear Pavel I plan to release the extended version of Product Analogues add-on soon. There will be ability to import/export analogues of a product.
The only thing that I miss so much is the integration with products import.
Dear josh and Alexander,
This is a bug in CS-Cart add-on Buy together v2.2.4, the problem is in product picker. You can Fix it manually or contact CS-Cart support, they aware of this bug.

To fix it manually please replace the following line of code in the addons/buy_together/js/func.js file:
if (data[id].option.path) {

with this one:
if (data[id].option && data[id].option.path) {

Hope this make sense,
Best Regards.
Not working in version 2.2.4
when trying to add an analogue of products:
Fatal error: Cannot use string offset as an array in /home/login/domain.ru/docs/var/compiled/admin/%%E4^E42^E4252AD1%%mainbox.tpl.php on line 41
Excellent addon! Unfortunately it is not fully compatible with "Buy together" addon. Both addons cannot be installed and run in a single CS-Cart session. An error message will appear.
Simply fantastic! Not only provides selling options to visitors (specially on out-of-stock products) but also helps with SEO by cross-linking pages.

What a superb job!
Excellent tool for cross-selling and the bidirectional linking saves so much time.
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