View Full Version : Storefronts

June 7th, 2006, 03:47 PM

After browsing the web for a few weeks... PP Classifieds has shown the most promise. :)

I would just like to ask a question regarding storefront setups.

Is that possible... or will it be made possible in a future release.

For the fact that this app offers ebay style sales whether it be fixed price or bidding... I was thinking that it would be cool if visitors could setup shop and sell things regularly, just like ebay.

Apparently, I came across a script that did something like that... but I can't recall which one. It was some ridiculous price, so I didn't bother bookmarking it.

Anyway, just asking...

Thanks in advance!

Chuck S
June 11th, 2006, 09:12 AM
What do you mean by storefront setups? Classifieds will surely evolve although it is not ebay software and will probally never be exactly like that since that is a propriotery software. The payment system has changed to incorporate additional features over time.

June 14th, 2006, 04:08 PM
The concept of a store front allows other users to sell their items as a subset of the whole site. The link "Ads by this Seller" gives a sense of a store front, but the Store Front would incorporate more features to allow the site owner to charge differently for store front owners than regular posters. Along with the store front would be features that allow the store front owner to have their logo, create their own categories within their store front, etc. It's a bit like the "site" = "the mall" and the "store front" = "a shop in the mall". IMHO

June 16th, 2006, 08:43 AM
Everything that GateKeeper mentioned is what I was thinking. I am looking to create a web presence where more frequent posters can have the option to create their own selling presence as a subset of the classifieds site that I am offering services through. The analogy of having the "site" = "the mall" and the "store front" = "a shop in the mall" is what I was expressing.

For the fact that we can customize PP Classifieds to revolve around a specific niche market; eg. Bicycles... I was thinking that it would be cool for those who actually have more to sell than one bike, but rather customized bikes on order... they could register and upgrade to the use of a store front from which visitors can visit them in a specific location to purchase and order customized bikes, etc.

Just a thought... I hope I haven't sounded too far fetched.