View Full Version : osCommerce Online Merchant v2.3.3

11-03-2012, 06:40 AM
osCommerce Online Merchant v2.3.3 is a general maintenance release improving over 30 features.
This release also introduces new Robot NoIndex and Canonical Header Tag Modules, and Google+ +1, Google+ Share, and Pinterest Social Bookmark Modules.

Administration Tool -> Tools -> Send E-Mail

Convert HTML e-mail to plain-text if HTML E-Mails is disabled.


Fix URL encoding by replacing '&' with '&'.

Administration Tool -> Tools -> Define Languages

Keep the selected language in the language selection pull down menu.

Checkout Process

Improve checking of shopping cart product attributes.

Shopping Cart

Replace hardcoded text with new TEXT_OR and TEXT_REMOVE language definitions.

Product Info

Redirect to store index if no product ID exists in the request URL.

Administration Tool Dashboard Modules

Properly close HTML links.

New Products Module

Fix check on new products existing.

Administration Tool -> Catalog -> Reviews

Fix typo in table width.


Remove extra space in image title.

Administration Tool -> Tools -> Action Recorder

Fix paging of action recorder listing.

Administration Tool -> Catalog -> Categories/Products

Fix casing of onkeyup HTML attribute.

Administration Tool -> Catalog -> Categories/Products

Remove legacy product preview code.

Checkout Confirmation

Improve checking of order comments.
Shopping Cart



Improve filtering of manufacturers.

Product Information

Fix the total number of product reviews to count only the reviews in the selected language.

Sessions - tep_session_register()

Also reference and keep track of null variables in the session. This general bug fix also addresses a compatibility issue with PHP 5.4.0.

Sessions - tep_session_recreate()

Replace internal logic to use session_regenerate_id() for PHP 5.1+ servers. If $SID is defined, also update its value with the new session ID.

Product Information

Prevent the session ID being added to product images.

Payment Class

Remove legacy PHP 3 code.

GZIP Compression

Automatically disable if PHP 5.4.0 to PHP 5.4.5 is used due to PHP bug #55544.

Checkout Shipping

Improve checking of the shopping cart ID.

Time Zone Compatibility

Improve PHP 5.2 Time Zone compatibility by setting the time zone to CFG_TIME_ZONE or to the default time zone if it is not defined.


Typecast remaining variables used in SQL queries.

Administration Tool -> Modules

Fix edit button link containing the module code.

Administration Tool -> Tools -> Banner Manager

Properly delete banner image when the banner is being deleted.

Social Bookmark Modules

Replace hardcoded 'images/' path with DIR_WS_IMAGES.

New Robot NoIndex Header Tag Module

Adds a noindex meta tag to specified pages.

New Google+ +1 Button and Google+ Share Social Bookmark Modules

Adds Google+ +1 and Google+ Share buttons to the product information page.
New Canonical Header Tag Module

Adds canonical meta links to the product information and category listing pages.

New Pinterest Social Bookmark Module

Adds Pinterest share button to the product information page.

Libraries Update

960gs updated to latest version.
jQuery 1.4.2 to 1.8.0.
jQuery UI 1.8.6 to 1.8.22.
bxGallery compatibility changes for jQuery 1.8.0.

Upgrade from v2.3.2 to v2.3.3
A detailed upgrade guide is available online at:
Full and Update Packages of osCommerce Online Merchant v2.3.3 can be downloaded at:
We'd like to thank the community for their feedback on our releases. In addition, we thank the following people who participated in the development of this release.
Code Contributors

acidvertigo (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=2862) (acidvertigo (https://github.com/acidvertigo))
bxGallery fix for jQuery 1.6.0.
burt (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=69) (gburton (https://github.com/gburton))
Canonical Header Tag for manufacturer listings
Pinterest Social Bookmark Module
FWR Media (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=68771) (FwrMedia (https://github.com/FwrMedia))
GZIP Compression PHP 5.4 Compatibility

Bug Reporters

bruyndoncx (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=33440)
burt (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=69)
cannuck1964 (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=396)
Denre (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=289459)
eXcaliburN (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=286131)
faaliyet (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=174255)
foxp2 (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=276376)
francois01 (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=267259)
FWR Media (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=68771)
Gergely (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=241134)
HanV (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=288838)
Juto (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=259142)
Ken44 (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=163842)
Matjaz (http://forums.oscommerce.com/index.php?showuser=297133)
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