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Product List by Department

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  1. Lev Rosenblit
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    14 May 2008
    21 Aug 2011
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    Hi,
    is there an option in ProductList widget to display products by a department?

    i didnt find such a setting and had to wrap the widget and implement it. am i missing something?

    Lev Rosenblit
  2. Venkata Koppaka
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    24 Aug 2011
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    Hello Lev Rosenblit,

    Right now there is no option on the product list widget to display products by department. It is something we are considering adding to the next release of Sitefinity eCommerce.

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    Venkata Koppaka
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  3. don
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    29 Aug 2011
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    There is a Departments widget that will work with the Product Catalog.  but this puts a department selector on the page for the user to click on, this is not what we wanted.

    but we noticed that by clicking on the links generated by the Department widget, it controls the product catalog by URL. So we were able to deduce the format of the URLs that cause the product list to only show certain products by department.  So we embedded those URLs into our navigation.  We use jquery to detect the name of the department in our navigation markup (ul and li) and modify the href on the relevant anchor tags.

    This will work for us because our list of departments is very small (3) and very static (new, used, parts).  So now we are able to show a link to a 'Used Equipment' page that goes to a page having a product list that shows only products in that category.

    if you need more detail, I can probably post some javascript later...



     
  4. Venkata Koppaka
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    30 Aug 2011
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    Hi Don,

    Thank you for sharing your implementation detail with us. We really appreciate it. If possible please do share a sample solution for the benefit of the community.


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    Venkata Koppaka
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