Shopping carts today find a place in nearly any e-commerce website and the sheer convenience they offer make them a preferred tool for webmasters to catalog their products. Now amongst the several commercially available shopping carts that are used today, osCommerce finds a preeminent place. The application which is an open source product easily integrates with any website developed in PHP and is extremely easy to setup. However it too needs some enhancements to improve its functionality and one such add-on tool is Product Attribute Pictures for osCommerce 2.0. The application essentially facilitates users in the process of uploading and effectively managing their images that are typically displayed on their product pages and boasts of the capacity of expanding thumbnails without a pop-up window or page reload taking place.
Product Attribute Pictures presents a neat tabled interface for setting product attributes. The core function of the software is its ability to display the thumbnail icons of the images which when are clicked upon show the actual image without reloading the page or moving to any other folder. The user can display images with the assistance of this software without referring to the actual product creating an arcade effect and the visitors can click on the product to add it to their shopping cart and make a purchase. The thumbnail imagery can be controlled and managed easily through thumbnails and also provides display of names and related text with the image. The users can also copy the images in bulk through this application and the installation is also quite simple of the entire process.
Product Attribute Pictures for osCommerce 2.0 comes across as a valuable add-on for osCommerce and scores high on account of the flexibility it offers. The application earns a score of 4 rating points for its well thought out feature range and easy integration.