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this article last updated: June 10, 2010
Due to inevitable changes that will be made to the shopping cart software over time, the cart's variable and database structure may change from time to time without advanced notice. We will attempt to keep the information in this article up-to-date, but Modular Merchant makes no guarantee as to the accuracy of the information provided in this article. Use this information at your own risk.

This article outlines the database structure for the MMv4 customer database table.

  • id
    Primary Key of the table.
    int(10) | unsigned | auto increment | primary key | indexed
  • email
    Email address associated with the customer account. Every customer record in the database must have a unique email address. Every customer account must have an email address associated with it.
    varcahr(255) | indexed
  • password
    The password associated with the customer's account.
    varchar(255) | encrypted
  • bill_first_name
    The first name associated with the customer's billing address.
    varchar(255) | indexed
  • bill_last_name
    The last name associated with the customer's billing address.
    varchar(255) | indexed
  • bill_address_1
    The first line of the billing address associated with the customer's account. Note: The name of this field has been changed from "bill_address1" in MMv3.
    varchar(255) | indexed
  • bill_address_2
    The second line of the billing address associated with the customer's account. Note: The name of this field has been changed from "bill_address2" in MMv3.
    varchar(255) | indexed
  • bill_city
    The city associated with the customer's billing address.
    varcahr(255) | indexed
  • bill_state
    The two-character ISO code of the state associated with the customer's billing address, followed by the two-character ISO code of the country. For example, Oregon would be recorded as: OR_US.
    varchar(255) | indexed
  • bill_zip
    The zip/postal code associated with the customer's billing address.
    varchar(255) | indexed
  • bill_country
    The two-character ISO code of the country associated with the customer's billing address.
    varchar(255) | indexed
  • phone_ac
    The area code associated with the customer's phone number.
    varchar(255) | indexed
  • phone
    The customer's phone number.
    varchar(255) | indexed
  • active
    If this field contains a value greater than zero, then the customer account is active. Only active customers may log in to their customer account area or place orders.
    int(10) | unsigned | Values: 0/timestamp | Default: 1 | indexed
  • use_prev_cc
    If the value of this field equals the customer's System ID (SID) number, then the customer is eligible to view a list of their previously used credit cards on the storefront's checkout page. The presence of this credit card list will depend on how the HTML templates for the store's checkout pages are designed.
    int(10) | unsigned
  • has_tab
    If this field contains a value greater than zero, then the customer has been granted a credit account, and may use it to place orders.
    int(10) | unsigned
    | indexed
  • tab_terms
    The number of days after which an order placed by a customer using their credit account must be paid.
    int(10) | unsigned
    | indexed
  • tab_limit
    The total dollar value that the customer may apply to their credit account.
    | indexed
  • tax_exempt
    If this field contains a value greater than zero, then taxes will not be applied to the customer's order during the checkout process. This affects all orders; those placed in the storefront, Place an Order tool and the automated billing system.
    int(10) | unsigned | indexed
  • memo
    External memo about the customer account. This memo may be displayed publicly in the storefront by using the specified QuickCode Tag(s).
  • is_aff
    Whether this customer is also an affiliate. All affiliates are also customers.
    int(10) | unsigned | indexed
  • aff_approved
    Whether this affiliate has been approved by a store administrator to be an affiliate.
    int(10) | unsigned | indexed
  • aff_parent_tid
    If the affiliate is a part of a multi-tired affiliate program, this will be which is the next step up the affiliate ladder.
    int(10) | unsigned | indexed
  • aff_company
    The company name in which this affiliate is associated with.
    varchar(255) | indexed
  • aff_url
    The full URL for this affiliate's website.
    varchar(255) | indexed
  • aff_fax
    The fax number for this affiliate.
    varchar(255) | indexed
  • aff_payable_to
    Where the payments will be sent to for this affiliate, an Individual, or a Company
    char(1) | default: I | indexed
  • aff_tax_class
    The tax class for this affiliate, an Individual, Company, or Non-Profit.
    char(1) | default: I | indexed
  • aff_tax_id
    The tax id for the
    varchar(255) | indexed
  • email_opt_in
    If this field contains a value greater than zero, then the customer will receive emails generated by the software's bulk-email tools.
    int(10) | unsigned | Values: 0/timestamp | Default: 1 | indexed
  • email_bounces
    The amount of times emails have bounced while trying to be sent to this customer.
    int(10) | unsigned | indexed
  • create_date
    The date in which this customer was created.
    int(10) | unsigned | Values: 0/timestamp | indexed


— Last Edited - 06/10/2010 4:27pm PDT
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