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meysam66

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issue with virtuemart rating and reviews
« on: July 22, 2020, 23:38:07 pm »
i am using virtuemart 3.8, the problem is i can't see new user rating and reviews for product at admin area to publish them.

i can see the date and details of the first and the old review of the product, at "rating and reviews" section but i can't see the second or newer review for that product unless i click on the date of the old review to see if there is any new reviews have been posted or not, is it the normal behaviour of virtumart reviews system?
because its a little odd and dissapointing. is there any solution for that, being able to see newer reviews for products based on date on the first page reviews section.
i think having a decent customers review section for products is important for a ecommerce system.


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Re: issue with virtuemart rating and reviews
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2020, 10:45:06 am »
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meysam66

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Re: issue with virtuemart rating and reviews
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2020, 23:50:08 pm »
hi, thanks for your reply, and your suggestion with that 3rd party review extension.

that really good choice, but sadly i can't afford that, thanks to the trump with the economic crisis running in my country, 50 euros cost almost half of my monthly income now.

i can get a fully featured, localized, and supported shopping system with that here. :D

but i hope to see a standard reviews system with our free virtuemart out of the box in the future, because i believe its not too much to expect.

thank you again.






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Re: issue with virtuemart rating and reviews
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2020, 01:19:11 am »
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but i hope to see a standard reviews system with our free virtuemart out of the box in the future, because i believe its not too much to expect.

As you said - you must hope :D
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Re: issue with virtuemart rating and reviews
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2020, 16:36:06 pm »
by your answer, i think i have to assume that it will never gonna happen.  :(

is there any "free" 3rd party extension with virtuemart integration for using it instead of virtuemart built-in product reviews system?

i have searched for a solution, but i only found an old post for virtuemart integration with jcomments extension here:
https://forum.virtuemart.net/index.php?topic=132084.0

the commenting form appears on the product pages but it doesn't work actually and i get 3 Deprecated constructor errors too.
also jcomments considered as a discountinued project, i don't know if still its safe to use it or not.

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Re: issue with virtuemart rating and reviews
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2020, 17:21:49 pm »
This are the up and downsides of free software. Free software means no money to the creator. as long as the creator can get income some other way, custom work, installation help etc he can afford to maintain a free software. You do not say what Your business is, but are You willing to give away all of Your service for free ?

The constructor errors are usually easy to fix, just google that bit. It is a non maintained software, but it is free. If You have the time fix the broken code.

GJC on the other hand usually makes good extensions, I use extensions from him that I bought years ago and they still work without changes. But if Joomla decides to make large alterations in their framework for 4.x then there will be changes that have to be dealt with. In this case this applies to all designers, not just GJC. The extension will still work after 12 months depending on what VM and Joomla does with their frameworks.

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