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Increase Your X-Cart Orderid Value

Posted by and last updated Apr 23, 2014 11:16 AM

Increase your X-Cart orderid value so customers won't know how many orders you've actually received.


By default, X-Cart will begin counting orders at 1 and increase with each attempted order. You can manually set this to any value you wish with the mysql statement below.

Log into your X-Cart admin section and access the "Patch/Upgrade" section from the "Tools" menu.

Scroll down the page to the "Apply SQL patch" section and apply the following patch:

ALTER TABLE xcart_orders AUTO_INCREMENT = 25000;

The section in which to apply will look as follows:

Apply X-Cart SQL Patch

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