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Another think i would like to see is to be able to manage the side menus or bars or what not better. Once again i point out joomla,or wordpress. Its easier to do rather than having to code it into the menu. Both coding and interface ways should be possible.
2. Things like Popular and featured are NOT automatic, as you need to code it your self. There should be a way to do it like on virtuemart.
Just came to mind that things like Popular and perhaps top10 etc. shouldn’t be totally automatic. At least our shop had to remove the automation partly and make them updatable by hand so not all products are displayed through there. Had few incidents with few advertisers who didn’t like some of our items being on frontpage. So there should be option of not having certain items on these autopopulated lists.