A new of Mini Template System got released today: Version 1.4.02. This version is optimized for the latest osCommerce version 2.3.3.

What is new in this version:

Upgrade to osCommerce version 2.3.3

The “osCommerce package” has been fully upgraded to the latest osCommerce version, for the “modular package” there were not more that 5 files to upgrade:

  • catalog/index.php
  • catalog/product_info.php
  • catalog/admin/includes/template_top.php
  • catalog/includes/application_top.php
  • catalog/includes/template_top.php

Jquery and jQuery UI upgrades

This is more than a simple upgrade of the script versions used by mini template system, this is a new feature that will let you upgrade Jquery and jQuery UI anytime and without any code edits

We considered this feature as a necessity since both, jQuery itself and jQuery UI, are developing permanently releasing new versions

You can now have several jQuery and jQuery UI versions side by side in special folders and select the versions you want to use for each template in your administration panel. This makes it extremely easy to upgrade the scripts and switch between versions any time.

In the same way you can have several versions of the same theme side by side, the upgrade here is extremely easy too

Depending on the selected jQuery UI version the system pulls automatically the correct themes of the matching version. If, for example you decide to use jQuery UI 1.8.22 the system will pull all themes of that version for you. Changing the jQuery UI version, the system will switch automatically to the matching theme version – in case it exist – if not, it will let you select and other theme of the matching version

The latest jQuey UI version, 1.8.23 has been already included

Further improvements are done for the link manager and the newlyintroduced “all page” banner modules, that show now a much better behavior in case you want to replace the <h1> tag on the product information page

The new version is available to download right away. Upgrade packages have been sent to all mini template system users, as usually free of charge. Existing users, please note, that you can perform the upgrade on any osCommerce version 2.3.1, 2.3.2 or 2.3.3