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3 months 6 days ago #305683

Hi,

I am building a fencing store for a customer. He's asked me to integrate a calculator of sorts into the system.

I need to know what the best way would be to create this type of calculator, which would use data input on the front end to pull products from the store. This link is an example of what he's looking for:

www.hooverfence.com/calculators/chain-link-fence

Thanks.

Tamara

Edit: I have already looked at two calculation plugins that apparently work with HikaShop, but neither seems to be able to generate a list of parts. Is there no way to do a multi step calculation that uses HikaShop products? I'd imagine this is a fairly common requirement?

Last edit: 3 months 6 days ago by DogPeople. Reason: Updated information.

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3 months 6 days ago #305692

Hi,

The integration we usually recommand is Calcbuilder to do calculators with HikaShop:
www.moonsoft.es/joomla/product/4-calc-builder-extended
You'll have to check with them to confirm if it's possible to do exactly what you want though.

Besides that, we actually developed a custom integration with Fabrik for a local client of ours in order to do complex forms with lists of elements, etc.
But since that's really specific it's hard to make anything generic. You can see the result here: www.danialu.fr/component/fabrik/form/10
What I mean is that if you need a complex solution, a custom development is always possible to implement complex forms.

Last edit: 3 months 6 days ago by nicolas.

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