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shopping cart problem php

Posted on 2004-09-14
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I have built a shopping cart. The code items are down below. My problem is that from the shopping cart view page, I try to "update the quantity" and it doesnt "save" the new quantity I entered. Adding "new" items to the cart works fine but when I set the cart item to 0 (to remove) or to another number, it does not "save" the new item. Why??

Here is the code...



//add new item to cart and/or create cart
if($new)
{
      //create cart, if not created yet
      if(!session_is_registered("cart")){
            //cart
            $cart= array();
            session_register("cart");
            //#of items
            $items = 0;
            session_register("items");
            //total price
            $total_price="0.00";
            session_register("total_price");
      }
      
      //add item to cart
      if($cart[$new]){
            if($add){ $cart[$new]=$cart[$new]+$add;}
            else{$cart[$new]++;}
      
      }else{
            $cart[$new]=$cart[$new]+$add;
      }
}



//make changes to quantity of item already in cart
if($save){
      
      if (is_array($cart)) {

            foreach($cart as $prod_id => $qty){
                  if($$prod_id=="0"){
                        unset($cart[$prod_id]);
                  }else{
                        $cart[$prod_id] = $$prod_id;
                  }
            }
      }
      
}

 

//this function displays the cart on the screen to the user
//there are input boxes to change quantity and
//there is a "SAVE" button at the bottom to "save" changes to cart quantity.

function display_cart($cart)
{
  // display items in shopping cart


      echo '<h3>Shopping Cart Summary:</h3>';
  global $items;
  global $total_price;
      ?>
      <table><tr><td  style="width:100%;">
            <p><b>Items Currently in Your Shopping Cart</b><br>
            To change the desired quantity,<br> change the quantity field and click Update.<br><b>To remove an item from your
            cart</b>,<br> change the quantity to 0 and click Update.
            </p>
      </td>
      <td nowrap="nowrap"></td></tr></table>
 
  <form method="post" id="Form1">
      <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="1" width="98%" bgcolor="#ADADAE">
        <tr>
          <th width="1%" bgcolor="#003399"></th>
          <th width="57%" bgcolor="#003399"><p><font color="#ffffff"><b>Product ID / Title</b></font></p></th>
          <th width="14%" bgcolor="#003399" align="right"><p><font color="#ffffff"><b>Price</b></font></p></th>
          <th width="13%" bgcolor="#003399" align="right"><p><font color="#ffffff"><b>Quantity</b></font></p></th>
          <th width="15%" bgcolor="#003399" align="right"><p><font color="#ffffff"><b>Subtotal</b></font></p></th>
        </tr>
      <?
 
 

      //display each item as a table row
      foreach ($cart as $prod_id => $qty)
      {
            //this variable removes sample from cart item if applicable
            $idnosample=$prod_id;
            ?>
            <tr>
            <td width="1%" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"></td>
            <td width="57%" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
            <p>product id: <?
            echo  $idnosample ;
            
             ?><br><a href="item.php?pid=<? echo $idnosample; ?>" class="leftnav"><b><? echo get_product_name( $idnosample ) ?></b></a>
            </p></td>
            <td width="14%" bgcolor="#FFFFFF" align="right"><p>$<?
            echo number_format(get_product_price( $idnosample ),2) ;
            ?></p></td>
            <td width="13%" bgcolor="#FFFFFF" align="right"><input align="right" name="<? echo $prod_id ?>" value="<? echo $qty ?>" size="3" style="text-align: right;"></td>
            <td width="15%" bgcolor="#FFFFFF" align="right"><p>$<?
            echo number_format(get_product_price( $idnosample )*$qty,2) ;
            ?></p></td>
            </tr>      
            <?
      } //for each
 
  // display total row ?>
  <tr>
    <td colspan="5" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
    </td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="72%" colspan="3" bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
      </td>
    <td width="13%" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><p><b>Total:</b></p></td>
    <td width="15%" bgcolor="#FFFFFF" align="right"><p><b>$<? echo number_format($total_price, 2) ?></b></p></td>
  </tr>
       </table>
      <table width="98%">
      <tr>
      <td align="right">
      <input type="hidden" name="save" value="true" />
            
      <input type="image" src="images/cart_Save.gif"   style="border:0px;"  name="Save" value="Save">
      <a href="https://website.com/checkout.php"><img src="images/cart_checkout.gif"  style="border:0px;"></a>
      </td>
      </tr>
      </table>
      </form>
      <?
 
}
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Diablo84 earned 1988 total points
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Try replacing:

if($save){
     
     if (is_array($cart)) {

          foreach($cart as $prod_id => $qty){
               if($$prod_id=="0"){
                    unset($cart[$prod_id]);
               }else{
                    $cart[$prod_id] = $$prod_id;
               }
          }
     }
     
}

With:

if($save){    
     if (is_array($cart)) {
            for($i=0;$i<count($cart);$i++) {
             if ($cart[$i] == 0) unset($cart[$i]);
            }
     }  
}
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by:cimmer
ID: 12090316
well, i figured out the problem i forgot to start the session before updating the cart... oh well im generous. Diablo gets the points... =)
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by:Diablo84
ID: 12090945
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Always the simple things that cause the biggest problems isnt it, i remember something similar happening to me once with sessions and i couldn't see the problem, came back to it in the morning and noticed it straight away.
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