adding tool bars

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I am trying to add a tool bar to my site for my future customers use how would I go about this.
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Hi Mel

What functions would you like your visitors to perform using the tool bar you are attempting to add? Let me know and I will let you know what possiblities there are for doing this.

Monique
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In my toolbar I want to use TopCatalogue>>,Chech Out
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Are you trying to create a shopping cart? If so here is another user who has posted a suggestion on how to do this.

Please take a look at this link and his site and see if this looks like what you are trying to do:
http://getsatisfaction.com/SynthaSite...

If the answer is yes, and you need more help achieving this, let me know.

If not, could you send me a URL for a site that has something similar to what you want, so that I can get a better idea?
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no not quite what I was looking for I looked at Lingeriecanada.com and like there tool bar.
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Hi Mel

Thanks for the link. Lingeriecanada.com has a shopping cart, of which that toolbar is a part.

We do not have a widget for this yet (we are still working on it). In the meantime what we we have to do is find you a shopping cart that will work for you, copy the HTML and paste it into the HTML editor in SynthaSite.

Now that I know what you are looking for I will be happy to help you search. I am going to need a little time with this however.

Please be bear with me while I work on this. I will try to get back to you soon.

Meantime, if anyone else has any bright ideas, please jump in and see if you can help Mel out!
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Hi again

OK so I have been scratching my head about the best toolbar/ shopping cart solution for your site. Short of being able to write HTML yourself, which would allow you to fully customize your shopping cart toolbars, my best suggestion is that you use a widget. We have integrated with various widget libraries in SynthaSIte and one of them, Widget Box offers a paypal shopping cart widget. Here is the link:
http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/paypa.... This widget offers some customization options and the advantage is that it is really easy to configure the widget and then copy and paste the code.

If you still want to add your own custom toolbar, the easiest way to do this would once again be to create your own hyperlinks. You would do this in the same way that you created your "click here to enter" hyperlink. Just make sure you have built the page you want your visitors to navigate to and then use the link editor to link to that page.

I really hope this helps. I think you have tackled a fairly ambitious project for a first website. You are to be commended for doing this and I will do my best to support you as you work on this site building adventure.
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I have been following this conversation and do not want to be off topic. Somehow when I copied and pasted my Ebay user ID and all the stuff that goes with it on my contact page, it created a live link. It made it so that whoever clicks on it will go to my Ebay page where they can buy from my auctions. It seemed odd at the time as I was not really attempting to do this. I had dropped a widget for ebay search on the bottom of the page for searches. But, since all the person has to do is click on skymetalsmith and it takes them to Ebay and my me page with my auctions, then the widget seemed like overkill. Paypal is problematic for some people as they have a tendency to freeze up whole bank accounts. None of us know what the future brings for ebay or paypal. I can tell you it is not looking good. Time will tell. I can imagine a need for a widget that can do check out without paypain. Someone will invent it and there will be droves of us looking for it!
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Thanks for the input. Not off-topic at all. We are very interested in how you have experienced different payment and ecommerce options as this feedback will help to inform our future development.

Thanks for sharing!