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Old 02-20-2020, 10:29 AM
 
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I need a business or a freelance that offer X-Cart5 template personalization and/or design, at reasonable prices.


Does anyone here offer this service?

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I am sure all of us who offers such services does charge a reasonable fee. The question is what is "reasonable" to you?
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I would agree with Steve, I think we all charge a reasonable fee for our services. It's just what is reasonable to you.

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Good point. And I suppose my question is...how long does it take to make design changes in xcart? Not in hours (obviously) but say, for example, the look/feel of the megamenus changed, or the way the product slideshow changed, or a change of the mobile site layout (some elements hidden) is it a lengthy process? Or one that might take a day & cost x amount?

I think Im realising that some things in xcart are very difficult to modify, & design is one. And thats not the developers, but just the way xcart is. The problem is that in many ways its a great back end....but its front end is pretty pedestrian. Im not sure what the absolute experts can get out of it, or whether the experience Ive had so far of some design things just not working properly &/or breaking other bits when changed is just part of the limitations.

Difficult to be candid here, I know.. but it would be really good to know what xcart can NOT do. Every system has its limits, the problems come when you dont know what they are.
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Good point. And I suppose my question is...how long does it take to make design changes in xcart? Not in hours (obviously) but say, for example, the look/feel of the megamenus changed, or the way the product slideshow changed, or a change of the mobile site layout (some elements hidden) is it a lengthy process? Or one that might take a day & cost x amount?

I think Im realising that some things in xcart are very difficult to modify, & design is one. And thats not the developers, but just the way xcart is. The problem is that in many ways its a great back end....but its front end is pretty pedestrian. Im not sure what the absolute experts can get out of it, or whether the experience Ive had so far of some design things just not working properly &/or breaking other bits when changed is just part of the limitations.

Difficult to be candid here, I know.. but it would be really good to know what xcart can NOT do. Every system has its limits, the problems come when you dont know what they are.




It really depends on what you want to change. As long as you don't touch the store logic and database, you should basically need to deal with view classes and twig files, which shouldn't take so much time and efforts. However, the price of templates seem to indicate otherwise...




One thing xcart can't do: go javascript-free. Aside from that, I guess it "can" handle "pretty much everything", once one knows the right way to do it...
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Making simple changes to template may be easy but when you start moving certain elements to different locations may not be as easy as it sounds.

Let's say you have an element that shows within certain css id or class. You want to move it to another location outside this css id or class (outside its original parent). You can of course.

Now imagine this block of twig code you move to another location is supposed to dynamically change when certain condition is applied to the original code. This will be applied through js script to the css id/class element when some link/button is clicked. When you move the block outside its original parent this block of code will no longer change.
So no you have to either move the block within same parent css id/class or decorate the js script to change it when the original one changes.


Unfortunately XC heavily relies on js.
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Hello, thanks for you replies.
I'm not looking for a slave and with reasonable I mean a price that can be justified (i.e. 8 hours for changing a logo position in css and a finished work that has bugs that I must review and report, it is not reasonable)

I'd like to contact you by pm to submit my needs, can I contact you this way or do you prefer other methods?
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I'd like to contact you by pm to submit my needs, can I contact you this way or do you prefer other methods?




https://www.cflsystems.com/support - you can submit request there
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