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ZenCart. How to remove “Template Settings” link from footer

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January 13 2016
This tutorial shows how to remove 'Template Settings' link from footer in Zen-Cart template.
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ZenCart. How to update images

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January 11 2016
This tutorial will show you how to update images in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to set up/remove Olark chat

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November 20 2015
This tutorial will show you how to set up/remove Olark chat in ZenCart template.
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ZenCart. How to make “Date of birth” field optional in customer registration form

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October 13 2015
This tutorial provides an explanation of how to set "Date of birth" field as optional one when creating an account in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to work with Mega Menu

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September 30 2015
In this tutorial we will teach you how to manage Megamenu extension in our new ZenCart templates.
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ZenCart Troubleshooter. Missing TM modules after installation over existing store

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September 09 2015
The following tutorial is going to show how to fix missing TM modules after the template installation over the Zencart store issue.
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ZenCart. How to add a video to a product

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August 04 2015
This tutorial will show you how to add a video to a product in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to add/change favicon

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July 13 2015
This tutorial shows how to add/change favicon in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to enable/disable the Alpha Sorter Dropdown (Filter Results by) on the product listing Pages

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June 30 2015
This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the alpha sorter dropdown on your ZenCart product listing pages.
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ZenCart. How to manage EZ-pages and add them to menus

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June 24 2015
In this tutorial you will learn how to create pages using EZ pages option in ZenCart template(s).
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ZenCart. How to manage custom blocks

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May 14 2015
In this tutorial we will show you how to manage Custom blocks in ZenCart templates.
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ZenCart. How to change background image

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April 27 2015
In this tutorial we will show you how to change the background image in ZenCart templates.
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ZenCart. How to change banner links or make them non-clickable

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April 23 2015
This tutorial will show you how to change banner links or make them non-clickable in Zencart.
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ZenCart. How to change slider dimensions

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April 20 2015
This tutorial will show you how to change slider dimensions in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to manage featured and special products

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April 13 2015
This tutorial will show you how to manage featured and special products in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to assign a custom link to logo

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April 07 2015
Our Support team is ready to present you a new tutorial that will become an indispensable guide for assigning a custom link to logo in your ZenCart store.
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ZenCart. How to edit phone icon and phone number in header

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April 06 2015
This tutorial will show you how to edit phone icon and phone number in header in ZenCart templates.
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ZenCart. How to change number of products displayed on different pages

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March 30 2015
Our Support team is ready to present you a new tutorial that will show you how to change number of products displayed on different pages in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to manage categories

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March 17 2015
This tutorial will show you how to manage categories in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to create downloadable product

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February 23 2015
This tutorial shows how to create a downloadable product in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to manage stock

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February 18 2015
This video tutorial shows how to manage stock in your ZenCart template.
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ZenCart. How to install template over the existing store

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February 17 2015
This tutorial shows how to install Zencart template over the existing store.
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ZenCart. How to manage customers

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February 17 2015
This tutorial will show you how to manage customers in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to change dates format

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February 13 2015
This tutorial will show you how to change the default date US format (month/day/year) to European (day/month/year) in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to edit home page

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February 13 2015
This tutorial will show you how to edit Home page in ZenCart template.
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ZenCart. How to manage newsletters

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February 12 2015
This tutorial will show you how to manage newsletters in ZenCart templates.
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ZenCart. How to add and manage the featured products

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February 09 2015
This tutorial shows how to add and manage Featured Products in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to remove or change greeting “Welcome Guest! Would you like to log yourself in?”

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February 06 2015
This tutorial shows how to turn off or change the text of the customer greeting message in ZenCart.
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Zen Cart. How to manage social icons links

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February 06 2015
This tutorial will show you how to manage social icons links in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to install template

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January 29 2015
The following tutorial shows how to install ZenCart template and make it look like demo.
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ZenCart. How to manage FAQs

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January 26 2015
This tutorial shows how to manage FAQs in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to manage main menu

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January 26 2015
This tutorial shows how to manage main menu in ZenCart store.
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ZenCart. How to manage manufacturers

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January 23 2015
In this tutorial we will show you how to manage the manufacturers in your ZenCart store.
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ZenCart. How to insert Google map on the Contacts page

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November 19 2014
This tutorial will show you how to insert Google map on the Contacts page in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to move your website from one domain to another

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February 27 2013
In this tutorial we will learn how to transfer ZenCart from one domain to another.
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Troubleshooter. Cannot add header information – headers already sent

This tutorial shows how to resolve the issue causing the "Cannot add header information – headers already sent" error message.

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ZenCart. How to change a Google web font

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December 24 2012

This tutorial shows how to change a Google web font in ZenCart template.

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ZenCart. How to put the website in maintenance mode

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November 27 2012

This tutorial will show you how to put the ZenCart website in maintenance mode.

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Zen Cart 1.5.1 templates

ZenCart Updates
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October 08 2012
Zen Cart v1.5.1 -- Released! Performance Improvements, Bug Fixes, etc.
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Zen Cart. How to manage social icons module

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July 18 2012
In this tutorial you will learn the way to manage social icons display on products page: images, links, display.
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ZenCart. How to manage products compare module

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July 13 2012
This tutorial will show you how to install, manage and hide your Compare products module in ZenCart.
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Zen Cart. Shopping cart&Checkout settings

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July 12 2012
This tutorial covers some major shopping cart and checkout settings of a Zen Cart store.
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Zen Cart. How to manage currencies

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July 11 2012
In this tutorial you will learn the way to manage currencies in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to manage products search

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July 11 2012
This tutorial is going to show you how to manage products search on your Zen Cart store.
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Zen Cart. How to edit footer copyright

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July 10 2012
In this tutorial you will learn the way to edit text on footer.
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Zen Cart. How to set up contact form and edit contact information

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July 10 2012
In this tutorial you will learn the way to edit contact form e-mail and data.
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Zen Cart. How to use Products Price Manager tool

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July 10 2012
This tutorial is going to show you how to use "Products Price Manager" ZenCart tool.
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ZenCart. How to add product attributes

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July 09 2012
This tutorial is going to show you how to add product attributes in Zen Cart.
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Zen Cart. How to edit order confirmation and registration emails

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June 20 2012
This tutorial is going to show you how to change the content of the order confirmation and registration emails which the Zen Cart system automatically generates.
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Zen Cart. How to manage footer links and copyright

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June 19 2012
This tutorial will show you how to edit footer in ZenCart.
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Zen Cart. How to manage products and edit product details

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June 07 2012
This tutorial shows how to manage products in Zen Cart.
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ZenCart. How to reset admin panel login details

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June 07 2012
In this tutorial you will learn how to change or reset your Admin Password.
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Zen Cart. How to manage taxes

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May 30 2012
This tutorial will show you how to configure sales tax in Zencart.
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Zen Cart. How to move a store to different folder

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May 29 2012
In this tutorial you will learn the way to move zen-cart store to different folder.
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May 09, 2012. Zen Cart – Updates and New Features.

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May 09 2012
Новые возможности шаблонов для Zen Cart
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ZenCart. How to edit store browser title

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January 30 2012

This tutorial shows you how to edit your Zen-cart browser title "Zen Cart!, The Art of E-commerce"…

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ZenCart. Engine installation

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November 28 2011

The following manual shows the complete process of the ZenCart e-commerce solution installation. Starting from the engine download and to the final steps of the setup procedure.…

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ZenCart social icons dump

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October 19 2011

New ZenCart e-commerce templates became more socialized. The templates with ID later than 35000 have the social icons added to the product info page. …

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ZenCart Quick Guide

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October 11 2011
We are happy to present you a new comprehensive guide for ZenCart content management system. It will lead you step by step from the ZenCart engine download to the final steps of the theme installation. Will help you to create a live catchy website for your business project from the mere template.…
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ZenCart. How to add multiple product images

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July 18 2011
This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to add multiple product images in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to edit products carousel

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July 12 2011

This tutorial will show you how to edit products carousel in ZenCart template.

  1. Open catalog\includes\templates\theme###\common\tpl_main_page.php file
  2. The carousel is developed using the unordered list layout:
<ul> 
  <li class="one"><a  href="index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=5&products_id=40"><?php  echo zen_image(DIR_WS_TEMPLATE.'images/pic1.jpg'); ?></a> 
  <span  class="info"> 
  <div  class="desc"> 
  <h5>Model  Name:</h5> 
  <p>Virgin  Mobile - Samsung Intercept. Red.</p> 
  <h5>Description:</h5> 
  <p>Lorem  ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod  tempor<br><br> Encididunt ut labore 
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ZenCart. How to edit slider images. Coin Slider

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July 11 2011
This tutorial will show you how to locate and edit slider images in ZenCart.
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ZenCart. How to manage modules

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July 06 2011

To manage Left/Right boxes open Zen Cart admin panel -> Tools -> Layout Boxes Controller.

You will see the list of available modules. Select one, then in the right pane click "Edit" button.

When you use both left and right columns you can change the following properties:

Left/Right Column Status: ON=visible, OFF=hidden
Location: LEFT or RIGHT position of the sidebox…

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ZenCart. How to change translations

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July 06 2011

Most of the text values in Zen Cart are stored in a corresponding language files. For the default English language that file is \includes\languages\english.php

For example we want to translate 2 titles: one for the Currencies box and the other Shopping Cart module.

Open the file \includes\languages\english.php with any text or HTML editor. To locate a text among the code …

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How to install ZenCart sample data

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June 17 2011

To install sample data provided with the template you should open Zen-Cart admin panel -> Tools -> Install SQL Patches

You will get 2 options, either execute SQL query or upload .sql file. The result will be the same either option you choose. We’ll stay with the second option as the template includes 2 .sql files.

Click on the "Browse" …

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ZenCart. How to manage banners

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June 17 2011

This tutorial shows how to manage banners in ZenCart.

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ZenCart. How to manage product images dimensions

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June 17 2011
In this tutorial you will learn how to manage product images dimensions in ZenCart template.
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Jan 17, 2011. ZenCart new sample sub-pages

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April 26 2011
ZenCart templates starting from template #32377 are provided with updated sample sub-pages…
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How to work with new/featured/special blocks in ZenCart

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March 16 2011
This tutorial will show you how to work with new/featured/special blocks in ZenCart
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How to change logo and slogan in ZenCart

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March 16 2011
This tutorial will show you how to change logo and slogan in ZenCart
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ZenCart. How to update images

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November 15 2010

How to Turn off Reviews and Tell A Friend

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November 15 2010
Product Information Pages

To enable / disable different options at the per-product-type level:

1. Open your administration panel like this: www.yourdomain.com/admin where yourdomain.com refers directly to the address of your site.
2. Go to Catalog button on the top menu and choose Product Types from the drop down menu.



3. Choose Products General (or the product type you are modifying).…
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How to show the Categories on the main page

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November 15 2010
Q: How do I show the Categories on the main page?

A: Open your administration panel like this: goto www.yourdomain.com/admin where yourdomain.com refers directly to the address of your site.

On the Configuration menu, choose Layout Settings from the menu.



Find the Categories – Always Show on Main Page, click edit and enable the feature (Set to…
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I can’t login to the Admin panel after installing ZenCart

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November 15 2010
Here is the short list of most common problems that may cause your inability for logging onto the admin panel.

1. Problem: Admin pages won’t show at all, or show without styling.

    Solution: You should backup the /admin/.htaccess file (try renaming it to htaccess_bak) and then check whether the site behavior has changed. If it is…
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Changing Languages and Character Settings

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November 15 2010
Most of our clients would like to use more than one language in their template shop. Here we provide the directions on how to configure your template for multiple language usage.

First of all, you can download the desired languages. We recommend you to use the original language packages provided by www.ZenCart.com.

Please, use this link to get into Zen…
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Managing the Product Catalog

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November 15 2010
If you want to add a new category, go to the Catalog/Categories/Products list. Click on New Category and then fill in the necessary information. Afterwards click the Save button.



If you want to add a subcategory, click on the folder icon in front of the category name. After the new page opens you will need to perform the…
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SSL Protection for Your Store

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November 15 2010
To verify whether you are going to use your own certificate or the shared hosting you can manually edit the following files:
“includes/ configure.php”
“admin/ includes/ configure.php”

To avoid possible problems using word processors as your editing software (E.g. some additional symbols) you should use common text editors like Notepad or Dreamweaver.

If you want to use your own private…
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If stylesheet is not loading

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November 15 2010
Q: My stylesheet is not loading or my page loads with no styling or effect from CSS stylesheet. Please, help.

A: If your have discovered that the stylesheet is not loading properly (E.g a page displays no coloring or expected layout, etc.), then your “/includes/.htaccess” file is most likely doesn’t allow to load the “stylesheet.css” on providing security…
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ZenCart. How to install ZenCart engine and template

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November 15 2010
We are glad to present you a fresh comprehensive installation guide for Zen-cart templates that will lead you step by step and help to create a live catchy website for your business project from the mere template.
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How to change “Powered by Zen Cart”

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November 15 2010
If you want to change the text at the bottom of the page “Copyright © 2003 Zen Cart. Powered by Zen Cart” you should edit the following file:

\includes\languages –> english.php

Here you can see a text you should modify.

define(‘FOOTER_TEXT_BODY’, ‘Copyright &copy; 2003 <a href=”http://www.zen-cart.com” target=”_blank”>Zen Cart</a>. Powered by <a href=”http://www.zen-cart.com” target=”_blank”>Zen Cart</a>’);


Also:
If you want to change…
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How to configure your Zen Cart Shop

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November 15 2010
As soon as you have logged in onto ZenCart’s administration panel (/admin panel), you will gain access to the configuration settings of your shop with the template installed.

First of all, you can change the name of your shop. To do so you need to go to Configuration tab. There you will see the drop down menu. Simply, choose and…
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Defining Meta Tags for the Products

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November 15 2010
If you want to define Per-Product Meta-Tags go to the Catalog -> Categories -> Products list. Find the item that you want to change and then look for a symbol resembling BMW’s mascot in the Action column.


The new page will open. All you need to do is to fill in the details and click on the Preview button, and…
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Free Shipping for Bigger Orders

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November 15 2010
A lot of Companies provide a free shipping offer for the orders that come to a certain value. ZenCart engine can also provide this option. Press the Modules menu, and select Order total.

From the drop down list, click the Shipping module and then the Edit button.

Set the minimum amount for free shipping and click Update at the…
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ZenCart Template

ZenCart
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November 15 2010
 Sample  template preview

Template ID: 37598

Engine Version: 1.5

Zen Cart is an open source e-commerce system that aims to be the most simple solution for on-line commerce. Zen Cart provides you with many features available with this system: Improved Template System, New Merchandise Pricing Options, New Attributes, New Layout Settings, Demonstration Mode - these are only a few of them. Zen Cart Template is a specially designed template completely compatible with Zen Cart - open source solution for e-commerce. Our Zen Cart Templates are actually Zen Cart skins created so that you could change them within a couple of minutes. The Zen Cart Template package includes all the files necessary to install and edit the skin.

 

 Sample  template preview

Template ID: 53757

Engine Version: 1.5

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ZenCart 1.3.9 templates available

ZenCart Updates
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June 07 2010

ZenCart templates starting from #29009 are compatible with ZenCart 1.3.9.

Many improvements and bugfixes are included in v1.3.9 , including the following:

  • PHP 5.3.x compatibility
  • PCI scan improvements to prevent commonly-reported false-positives
  • SSL-detection improvements
  • Session Handling improvements for shared-SSL configurations to deal with IE-specific quirks
  • Session-Handler improvements: closing when done, removed redundant start, etc
  • Search improvements
  • Hack-attempt detection improvements
  • Add
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