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Drupal 7 Shop - Customer ability to upload jpg's against order.

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Hi,

I'm currently learning drupal to be the host of a little project I'd like to experiment with.

Selling Canvases...

It seems a great platform however I'm wondering if anybody might know an extension etc which will enable a customer to upload their image to their order.

i.e. you want to purchase a canvas of your daughter on the beach.  You click the size you want, upload the image and finally make payment.

I'm looking at buying a Theme because there are some really great themes out there at fantastic prices...

Any help appreciated!

Rich
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by:squidlings
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I've just found the modules directory and came across this module

Ubercart Attribute Files : http://drupal.org/project/uc_attribute_files

If I bought a pre built theme can I add this module to it?  Does it depend on the Theme or is it easy or just a NO NO!

Cheers Rich
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Customers would have to be able to sign up as users to upload files, because otherwise you leave your site open to problems. You can create a webform using the webform module and create the firlds you want to use, including an image.
But are customers going to pay through your website as well?
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And, btw, there are plenty of beautiful free themes!
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Forgot to add, you can add modules to any theme. they are independent of each other. Also, when you pick a there, make sure you look at the layouts and where you can add blocks of text. Some have WAY more options, which makes it easier to populate with text and images.
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Hi, Thanks for your comments -

Ideally I'd like customers not to have to become a member, ideally just select the product they want, upload the picture, then pay using ubercart.

What kind of problems would I face if they don't have to sign up to the site?

Ohh cool, "Beautiful FREE Themes" sounds good to me!  To you have any favorites?

Rich
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The problem with allowing anonymous  users to upload files is that dangerous code can be embedded in it, even an image.
Acquia Marina - seen here - http://www.cloudconnect.net/
Marinelli - seen here: http://www.riveroflifecenter.com/
Zeropoint, seen here: http://www.storybooktreeco.com/ and http://www.patchpotential.com/
Tarski - seen here: http://www.concordcountrykitchen.com/ and http://badlythoughtout.com/
Wabi -easy to change color scheme - http://casecollaborative.org/
Dartik - http://www.lifebeyonddeath.net/ and site in development: http://harbisondevelopment.info
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Informative and interesting! Many Thanks
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