[ic] Combine two fields into an SKU ?

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Wed Feb 9 03:09:36 UTC 2011

On 09/02/11 11:36, DB wrote:
>>> I'm looking for a way to combine a "brand" and an "item_number" (both
>>> are fields of the products table) into an sku, so that a link such as:
>>> http://www.website.com/order?brand=BrandA&item_number=1234&mv_order_quantity=2
>>> Would add 2 of sku BrandA-1234 into a cart. It's possible that the same
>>> item_number could be used by multiple brands, so the sku BrandB-1234
>>> might also exist.
>> Use an ActionMap that takes the brand and sku and rewrites them into a
>> single mv_order_item CGI variable, then hands control off to the order page.
>> Peter
> That looks promising - I didn't find much in the way of documentation
> for ActionMap. Is there anything other than looking at examples from the
> mailing list?

The RTFM site has some good docs on it, but unfortunately it appears to
be down (again).


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