Why doesn't OsCommerce work for me ?

If you see this message when you newly install OsCommerce

"Server Requirement Error: register_globals is disabled in your PHP configuration. This can be enabled in your php.ini configuration file or in the .htaccess file in your catalog directory."

then you need to create a php.ini file in the catalog directory with register_globals = On within it. This way you will turn globals on just for your site.

We turn register_globals off as it poses a security risk.

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