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11.5.10: Oracle iStore Shopping Cart FAQ (Doc ID 135325.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 01, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle iStore - Version to [Release 11.5.10]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this document is to provide answers to frequently asked questions for the Shopping Car in Oracle iStore Release 11i.

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 Oracle iStore Shopping Cart Frequently Asked Questions 11.5.10
 A. Add Items to Cart
      1. If the item has no on-hand quantity, will setting the item to "Not Back Orderable" prevent the user form adding the item to the Shopping Cart?
      1. How to set up data collection for Order Management ATP Availability?
      2. Is there any way or known customization to check the availability to promise (ATP) before adding the item to the shopping cart?
      3. How to hide the 'Check Availability' Link from the Shopping Cart?
C. Cart Administration
      1. How do I set an expiration to a Shopping Cart?
      2. When will Saved/ Shared Cart expire?
      3. How do I delete inactive shopping carts in iStore?
      4. Can I hide information shown in the Shopping Cart?
      5. Can I upload the contents of the shopping cart to a spreadsheet?
      6. How do you get line numbers to appear in shopping cart, which are equivalent to Order Management Line numbers?
D. Lists
      1. Do shopping lists expire?
 E. Price
      1. Can you have different currencies in a cart at line level?
      2. Does iStore support using a custom qualifier?
F. Shared Cart
      1. What information is needed to create a 'Shared Cart'?
      2. When I share a cart, is the same cart, or is it a copy of the cart?
 G. General
      1. Can users login and add products to the same cart from different stores tied to the same organization? 
 Oracle iStore Checkout Frequently Asked Questions 11.5.10 
 A. General
      1. Can I disable 'Request Assistance' option when checking out?
      2. Can a Guest user checkout without registering first?
      3. When does the 'Sales Assistance' button display when checking out?
      4. Can you change or add different reasons for requesting assistance during checkout?
      5. What are the values for quote status of a cart in iStore?
      6. Is it possible to specify the Sales Channel during checkout in iStore?
      7. Does Batch validation show which configuration in the cart failed when checking out?
 B. Payment
      1. Can you enable the PO and the CC payment options during checkout of istore so that a cart could be paid by a CC but also have the PO number passed with the order?
      2. Can I disable certain credit card types?
      3. Is it possible to create and use custom payment types in iStore?
 C. Ship
      1. Can you directly integrate UPS shipping with iStore?
      2. How/Where do you update the Shipping Methods List?
      3. Where did the "shipping information" link go after "request assistance" link was pressed in the "Order Review and Confirmation" page?
      4. When checking out of istore, why can't I pick a contacts bill to or ship to?
      5. Why is the Line Level Ship to Contact and Line Level Bill to Contact information blank?
 D. Tax
      1. Can Tax information be pulled from Customer setup in AR?
      2. Is there a way to default exempt information in the Tax block during checkout from AR?
      3. Does iStore validate the Tax Exempt ID entered during Checkout?

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