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  1. Hi all! I was wandering if some kind soul, or 2, would be willing to spare a few moments of his or her time with me to help modify my 'New Products Block'? Basically, this is my website.. www.vinyldestination.co.za Now the front page has been modified a bit (by, who seems to be an ex-member now, Rocky). Now, all I want to try do is activate the 'New Products Block' and have it ONLY appear on the front page, and preferably in the FOOTER section of the page, so its always at the bottom of the page. So I need help getting the block into the footer, and ONLY have that block featured in the footer. Second, I then just need some help customising a bit, style wise. I would only like it to show just 1 row of about 6-8 items, and only need to show JUST the picture of the item, thats it. Just so visitors can have a quick glance at what is new, and click on the pictures to take them to the product page. Here is a link of a mock-up picture of what Im hoping to achieve... Could anybody assist or help point me in the right direction in help doing this? Thank you VERY MUCH for any help. Cheers! Simon
  2. Care to write a easy guide then for us?
  3. I sent you a PM yesterday Rocky, not sure if you got it or not? Let me know, thanks
  4. made the adjustment, but it doesnt seem to be looking as if it is working..? Will definitely make a donation. Appreciate your help.
  5. Made the code changes as you suggested in your previous post, and the result is aces! Now I would just like the sub categories to be there all the time, regardless of which sub-category you are in the Main category. Possible? Also, if I click on the 'TOYS' category button, my product list is blank with only the sub-category headings showing. Is there a way to make the TOYS button direct straight to the 'OPEN' sub-category? cheers man.
  6. Thanks man. it slowly coming along! I unfortunately, and it was my mistake, didnt make myself 100% clear in my previous post. But it seems to be working slightly how I want it. In the pic below, you will see that when I CLICK on THREADS, it takes me to the products page under threads. Even though, technically, there are no products DIRECTLY under threads, Im happy that it lists all the products from its sub-categories. Im happy with that! Im also happy with it how, above the complete THREADS product list, it gives the sub-category links above it. Im not at home at the moment to make the necessary CSS adjustments to remove the images, and just leave the text, but I was just wandering if, in the attached pic, if I can make those sub-category links appear permanently throughout the THREADS category? So you click on THREADS. - Takes you to complete product list of all sub-categories under THREADS, and shows you all sub-category links above. - Click on sub-category links, will take you to the relative sub-category product page (ie MENS), but at the same time KEEPING the sub-category links above, so you can jump to ACCESSORIES from MENS easily, and vice versa. Make a little sense? Also want the same to happen under TOYS. - have all sub-category links appear pemanently at the top throughout the TOYS sub-categories. I have made the neccessary sub-categories if it will give you a better understanding. Also, how do I completely disable the HOVER OVER action of the top menu module? Dont like it, and dont want the sub-categories to 'drop down'. Would rather want people to CLICK on THREADS/TOYS/etc and then continue with sub-categories from there. Thanks again Rocky for all your help. After all this I will have to ask you for your PayPal account so I can fund you a beer or something... Really appreciate it. Thanks!
  7. Rocky, you are a saint. Thank you for all your help! I Just have one LAST request/question.... If you dont mind. Would it be possible to, in place of those previous little headings we just took away, to replace them with text sub-category links for specific main Categories? For instance, if I click on 'Toys', I want it to direct by default to the 'Open' toys product list, and then I would then like the sub-categories appear, in TEXT, below the menu. (Open, Blind, Plush, Custom) (no hover action) And if I click on 'Threads', I want to have it direct the page to the 'Mens clothing' product page by default, and to have 'Mens', 'Womens' and 'Accessories' sub-categories appear. Pics below to show you. (the pics are mock-ups, and show how I want the site to look like) I cant seem to do this with the Menu Module I have installed, so Im guessing it can be done somehow in the 'category.tpl' file? Am I correct in assumin so? Thanks again for your help. You are a true asset to this community and to PrestShops support.
  8. Figured it out. Went into global.css and changed the width in the following code #center_column { width: 753px; margin: 0 0 30px 0; overflow: hidden } Seems to have done the job! Please correct me if Im wrong.
  9. Thanks Rocky, that seemed to have helped a bit! Though I wonder if I can remove the little heading completely? Im trying to make the site look as clean as possible, and the text there is looking a little messy now. Thanks for your help so far!
  10. Strange. Seems to have rectified itself magically. So its working again now. Phew! Hope it doesnt happen again.
  11. Hey all, ive been fiddling and tweaking my website, and now all of a sudden Im getting this error.. Link to database cannot be established. It appears when I try view my site, and also when I try access the back end of it. My site is completely inaccessible now? Anybody got an idea what could be wrong? The last thing I did, was remove the 'Category Block'. Since I had installed the Menu Header module, and didnt think I needed the side category menu as well. Once I removed the Category Block from the left column of my site, my site worked for a few minutes, then I got the error. Is the error caused by me removing the Category Block? Or is caused by something else entirely? How can I re-install the Category Block (if that IS the problem), if I cant access the back end? Urgent help would be appreciated! Thanks!
  12. Hey all, So I wanted to make my default 3 column store layout, into a 2 column layout. So i moved my category links to the top of the site, below the header, and removed the Category box on the left. I now have only my center column, and my cart column on the right. My question is, how to I widen my Main Center column so that it now fills up the space that was previously taken up by the Category block? Does anybody know the width size that was now lost, and how to add that on to the main column now? Many thanks!
  13. hi, I also would like to know, as a guy mentioned before me, how can one get the text to not show if you want a purely graphic based navigation menu? So no text must be visible, just the gif images... Any advice? Thanks!
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