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Modifications to Bulk Upload function (osCommerce)
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Our company product database is in a large spreadsheet, so to update our product database in osCommerce, we "bulk upload" a version of that spreadsheet. It contains the essential information such as name, description, category1, category2, category3, many prices according to pricing level, and a few other fields. Each product is placed according to these three categories, where category 1 is the menu on the left hand side, category 2 is the sub menu, and category 3 is the header under each category section.

This works as it is intended, however a problem arises when we add or remove products from this database. When we do this, sometimes a product that remains from one bulk upload to another, is added in a different position than the previous time. This means that the "product_id" value in the database changes, so for example a page linking to product 123 (  [obscured]  /product_info.php?products_id=123) may actually point towards two different products before and after a bulk uplo...

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