How to make the checkout process in osCommerce 2.3 versions shorter and faster?
The standard version of osCommerce 2.3 have the following checkout procedure:
Step 1. Login or create account choice page
Step 2. Create Account Page
Step 3. Account created confirmation page
Step 4. Shipping choice page
Step 5. Payment choice page
Step 6. Order overview and confirmation order page
Step 7. Thanks for order page.
There are several modifications which will let you streamline and/or shorten this process for osCommerce 2.3+ based shops.
Shortens the checkout by 2 steps by combining the login and create account page aswell as skipping the create account success page.
Streamlines the checkout by combining the login and create account pages into one page.
This mod is not necessarily meant to make the checkout procedure shorter, its geared toward making it more streamlined and friendly by giving the customer a choice to purchase without creating an account.
Streamlines the checkout by combining the login, create account, and password forgotten pages into ONE page and by adding a guest checkout feature.
Simplifies and give more admin control over the checkout process and add a guest checkout option.
Smooth-ens the checkout process by using Ajax loading and Jquery page animated transitions.
One Page Checkout solution that is also compatible with the optional World Postal / Zip / Post Code Validation.
Ajax driven one page checkout that is also compatible with the optional jQuery/Ajax Shopping Cart.