While developing a Volusion online store for a customer, I was looking over some reports in SmarterStats and ran across an interesting URL I’d never seen before — so I popped it into the address bar of my browser and found a nice, yet undocumented Volusion feature.
If you’d like to see what your template looks like without any Volusion generated content on the page, you can use:
(replace “www.example.com” with the actual domain of your store)
Note: It’s much easier to debug the code when you’re not logged in as Admin, (then you don’t get all Volusion code from the QuickEdit toolbar either). My usual approach is to log in as Admin using FireFox, then open a copy of MS-IE and browse the storefront “as a user”, (the two browsers don’t share the session data even when running on the same machine — this lets you have the best of both worlds — develop using FireFox and see what the site looks like in IE).