Adding html links to symbols


(CW) #1

Hi guys,

I’m trying to set up a shopping cart with an “add to cart” button. I’m stuck at the stage where I’m not sure how to add the html code to symbols (using the Hype 3 Pro version).

Here’s my site: http://www.cardflourish.info/home.html

(Trying to get the code from the top “add to cart” button to the fancy green “add to cart” button).

This is the html code i’m using:
< form action=“http://ww8.aitsafe.com/cf/add.cfm” method=“post”>
< input name=“userid” type=“hidden” value=“A2349035”>
< input name=“product” type=“hidden” value=“Oceanmaster jacket”>
< input name=“price” type=“hidden” value=“159”>
< input type=“hidden” name=“nocart”>
< input name=“return” type=“hidden” value=“www.cardflourish.info/home01.hyperesources/iframe-buynow.html”>
< input type=“submit” value=“Add to Cart”
< /form>

Anyone have any suggestions? (added my hype file for your reference).

Many thanks,
CW

home.hype.zip (1.4 MB)


(Andrew) #2

You can use HTML forms, but I would suggest using hyperlinks instead.

https://www.mals-e.com/tpv.php?tp=1

So I would ask, how many products are you looking to sell, and are the products static, or dynamic ?


(CW) #3

Hi Andrew,

Thanks for the feedback. I’ve tried adding the hyperlink and it works, but the “clicking/active” area is only limited to the “add to cart” word itself. Is there a method where I can have the entire grey bar as a viable click button? (and thats why i want to see if i could make the whole symbol an html widget).

There will be over 20 products, they will all be static, there will not be any online payment involved.

Many thanks,
CW


(Andrew) #4

I have not tried this because I do not use the API, but could you not highlight the symbol, and on click, add the url, making sure the callback url is correct:

Or you can do the whole thing using Ajax with JQuery, which will probably be a better idea thinking about it.


(CW) #5

Can you link me to a site how I can apply Ajax with JQuery? (it does look a bit complicated).

I’ve tried your url method and it works great! But whenever I clicked on it, it will always open up the cart. I’ve tried adding either nocart=hidden or nocart=0 but nothing works.

Here’s the hyperlink url, maybe you know what i can do next.
http://ww8.aitsafe.com/cf/add.cfm?userid=A2349035&product=Marine+Chart&price=29.50&nocart=1

many thanks,
CW


(Andrew) #6

You can do it one of two ways, but I think this would be probably be the best for you:

I have not read much doc from the mals-e site, but I would think there is a callback feature that determines where the customer is sent, once added to the cart.


(CW) #7

I might switch to this because it looks easier to implement.

Can anyone confirm whether this (with the use of bootstrap 3) is compatible with Hype?

Many thanks,
CW


(CW) #8

hi guys,

So, I’ve purchased this as it weren’t too expensive. I’ve tried loading this to hype but I guess it’s not compatible…

Is it possible to edit those html files in a html file editor (hyperedit) and save all the elements and javascript, then rebuild it in hype?

Much appreciated!
CW


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