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derek webster

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Duplicating related-products functinality
« on: July 08, 2019, 14:14:02 pm »
Hi There - I think this is wishfull thinking but I was hoping to re-use the "related products" functionality to create a new field entitled "you may also need"
I need both related products and a new SEPARATE  set of products I can link to.
When looking the custom fields config options I noticed that you can indeed create a new custom field and choose "related products" as the  field type. But alas this does not have any effect on the custom fields tab within the product - IE no new section appears with the heading "you may also need".

Can anyone advise if this  may be possible using another method?
 

Studio 42

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Re: Duplicating related-products functinality
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2019, 01:25:18 am »
The easiest is to use this https://shop.st42.fr/en/products/extra-product.htm
You can have infinite list of related products
See demo https://pro.st42.fr/en/demo/extra-product/extra-product-demo-related.html

derek webster

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Re: Duplicating related-products functinality
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2019, 17:12:11 pm »
Yes but is that tottaly separate list from the Native VM related products? - I need 2 independently controlled lists

Ventsi Genchev

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Re: Duplicating related-products functinality
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2019, 20:19:31 pm »
I use this plugin for 4 independent lists. Works perfectly.
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pinochico

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Re: Duplicating related-products functinality
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2019, 19:59:52 pm »
If you do not want to create your own lists for each product manually, a module with predefined templates may suffice for:

https://www.minijoomla.org/extensions/virtuemart-extensions/related-products-extended-for-virtuemart

Show these products in the module view (standard Virtuemart view):
Featured / Action Products
Latest Products
Random Products
Best Selling Products
Recently visited products

You can also use the new view for:
Discounted Products
Related Products
Selected Products by ID List
From the same manufacturer
Alternative (from the same manufacturer and category)
Others also bought
Others also bought (related / accessories) - only in the basket
With the same custom field

I use 7 years on every eshops, which I created.

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Re: Duplicating related-products functinality
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2019, 21:25:44 pm »
@pinochico this module have similar possibility https://shop.st42.fr/en/products/products-any-ways.htm and cost only 19€, but the question was, how to add multiple related products, not add latest, random ... products

pinochico

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Re: Duplicating related-products functinality
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2019, 09:29:02 am »
@patrick:

Hello Patrick.

I like your extensions, they are logical and functional. So I bought some of them.
I apologize in advance, in the future it will probably become more common that your extensions will be similar to ours, we have about 100 pieces of extensions for Virtuemart, which we have programmed and used over 7 years and we will gradually publish, including EasyVirtueMart. It does not matter, I will not be angry :)
But this is another discussion, we can easily discuss by email.

Yes, the question was: plugin for duplicate related products.
The answer is that a possible solution to the problem is not necessarily in duplicate related products.

I would also need duplicate related product functionality and plan to program it, but if you already have it, I look forward to seeing it and test if it will suit :)

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