If this tutorial is not what you were looking for, you still have any questions, suggestions or concerns - feel free to let us know. Please help us to serve you better!

Your Name

Your Email

Your Message (required)

captcha

Featured templates

ZenCart

This section deals with installing ZenCart templates. Many useful tips are included.  Please use the navigation buttons below or main navigation menu to browser through topics.

ZenCart. How to remove "Template Settings" link from footer

January 13, 2016  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Mary Gilmore
This tutorial shows how to remove 'Template Settings' link from footer in Zen-Cart template. Read More

ZenCart. How to update images

January 11, 2016  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Kate Daniels
This tutorial will show you how to update images in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to set up/remove Olark chat

November 20, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Harry Baker
This tutorial will show you how to set up/remove Olark chat in ZenCart template. Read More

ZenCart. How to work with Mega Menu

September 30, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Charlotte Bennett
In this tutorial we will teach you how to manage Megamenu extension in our new ZenCart templates. Read More
The following tutorial is going to show how to fix missing TM modules after the template installation over the Zencart store issue. Read More

ZenCart. How to add a video to a product

August 4, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Kate Daniels
This tutorial will show you how to add a video to a product in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to add/change favicon

July 13, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Alice Weasley
This tutorial shows how to add/change favicon in ZenCart. Read More
This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the alpha sorter dropdown on your ZenCart product listing pages. Read More

ZenCart. How to manage EZ-pages and add them to menus

June 24, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Ray Taylor
In this tutorial you will learn how to create pages using EZ pages option in ZenCart template(s). Read More

ZenCart. How to manage custom blocks

May 14, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Charlotte Bennett
In this tutorial we will show you how to manage Custom blocks in ZenCart templates. Read More

ZenCart. How to change background image

April 27, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Charlotte Bennett
In this tutorial we will show you how to change the background image in ZenCart templates. Read More

ZenCart. How to change banner links or make them non-clickable

April 23, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Harry Baker
This tutorial will show you how to change banner links or make them non-clickable in Zencart. Read More

ZenCart. How to change slider dimensions

April 20, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Harry Baker
This tutorial will show you how to change slider dimensions in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to manage featured and special products

April 13, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Kate Daniels
This tutorial will show you how to manage featured and special products in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to edit phone icon and phone number in header

April 6, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Harry Baker
This tutorial will show you how to edit phone icon and phone number in header in ZenCart templates. Read More

ZenCart. How to change number of products displayed on different pages

March 30, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Jason Bentley
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. Read More

ZenCart. How to manage categories

March 17, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Daniel Morales
This tutorial will show you how to manage categories in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to create downloadable product

February 23, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Alice Weasley
This tutorial shows how to create a downloadable product in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to manage stock

February 18, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Andre Flores
This video tutorial shows how to manage stock in your ZenCart template. Read More

ZenCart. How to install template over the existing store

February 17, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Alice Weasley
This tutorial shows how to install Zencart template over the existing store. Read More

ZenCart. How to manage customers

February 17, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Kate Daniels
This tutorial will show you how to manage customers in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to change dates format

February 13, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Harry Baker
This tutorial will show you how to change the default date US format (month/day/year) to European (day/month/year) in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to edit home page

February 13, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Kate Daniels
This tutorial will show you how to edit Home page in ZenCart template. Read More

ZenCart. How to manage newsletters

February 12, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Daniel Morales
This tutorial will show you how to manage newsletters in ZenCart templates. Read More

ZenCart. How to add and manage the featured products

February 9, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Mary Gilmore
This tutorial shows how to add and manage Featured Products in ZenCart. Read More
This tutorial shows how to turn off or change the text of the customer greeting message in ZenCart. Read More

Zen Cart. How to manage social icons links

February 6, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Daniel Morales
This tutorial will show you how to manage social icons links in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to install template

January 29, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Stacy Martin
The following tutorial shows how to install ZenCart template and make it look like demo. Read More

ZenCart. How to manage FAQs

January 26, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Stacy Martin
This tutorial shows how to manage FAQs in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to manage main menu

January 26, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Harry Baker
This tutorial shows how to manage main menu in ZenCart store. Read More

ZenCart. How to manage manufacturers

January 23, 2015  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Charlotte Bennett
In this tutorial we will show you how to manage the manufacturers in your ZenCart store. Read More

ZenCart. How to insert Google map on the Contacts page

November 19, 2014  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Harry Baker
This tutorial will show you how to insert Google map on the Contacts page in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to move your website from one domain to another

February 27, 2013  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Ray Taylor
In this tutorial we will learn how to transfer ZenCart from one domain to another. Read More

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

Read More

ZenCart. How to change a Google web font

December 24, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Ryan DeWitt

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

Read More

ZenCart. How to put the website in maintenance mode

November 27, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Alex Ross

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

Read More

Zen Cart 1.5.1 templates

October 8, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Updates  | Author: Alex Ross
Zen Cart v1.5.1 -- Released! Performance Improvements, Bug Fixes, etc. Read More

ZenCart. How to install ZenCart engine and template on localhost

September 11, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Ryan DeWitt

This tutorial shows how to how to install Zen Cart engine and template on local server.

Read More

Zen Cart. How to manage social icons module

July 18, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Phil Nowak
In this tutorial you will learn the way to manage social icons display on products page: images, links, display. Read More

ZenCart. How to manage products compare module

July 13, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Alex Ross
This tutorial will show you how to install, manage and hide your Compare products module in ZenCart. Read More

Zen Cart. Shopping cart&Checkout settings

July 12, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Norman Fisher
This tutorial covers some major shopping cart and checkout settings of a Zen Cart store. Read More

Zen Cart. How to manage currencies

July 11, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Phil Nowak
In this tutorial you will learn the way to manage currencies in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to manage products search

July 11, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Norman Fisher
This tutorial is going to show you how to manage products search on your Zen Cart store. Read More

Zen Cart. How to edit footer copyright

July 10, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Phil Nowak
In this tutorial you will learn the way to edit text on footer. Read More

Zen Cart. How to set up contact form and edit contact information

July 10, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Phil Nowak
In this tutorial you will learn the way to edit contact form e-mail and data. Read More

Zen Cart. How to use Products Price Manager tool

July 10, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Norman Fisher
This tutorial is going to show you how to use "Products Price Manager" ZenCart tool. Read More

ZenCart. How to add product attributes

July 9, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Norman Fisher
This tutorial is going to show you how to add product attributes in Zen Cart. Read More

Zen Cart. How to edit order confirmation and registration emails

June 20, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Norman Fisher
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. Read More

Zen Cart. How to manage footer links and copyright

June 19, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Daniel Morales
This tutorial will show you how to edit footer in ZenCart. Read More

Zen Cart. How to manage products and edit product details

June 7, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Daniel Morales
This tutorial shows how to manage products in Zen Cart. Read More

Zen Cart. How to manage taxes

May 30, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Daniel Morales
This tutorial will show you how to configure sales tax in Zencart. Read More

Zen Cart. How to move a store to different folder

May 29, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Phil Nowak
In this tutorial you will learn the way to move zen-cart store to different folder. Read More

May 09, 2012. Zen Cart - Updates and New Features.

May 9, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Updates  | Author: Alex Ross
(Russian) Новые возможности шаблонов для Zen Cart Read More

ZenCart. How to edit store browser title

January 30, 2012  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Julia Rovena

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

Read More

ZenCart. Engine installation

November 28, 2011  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Chris Diaz

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.…

Read More

ZenCart social icons dump

October 19, 2011  | Category:ZenCart Updates  | Author: Chris Diaz

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. …

Read More

ZenCart Quick Guide

October 11, 2011  | Category:ZenCart  | Author: Chris Diaz
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.… Read More

ZenCart. How to add multiple product images

July 18, 2011  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Eva Fox
This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to add multiple product images in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to edit products carousel

July 12, 2011  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Chris Diaz

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 
Read More

ZenCart. How to edit slider images. Coin Slider

July 11, 2011  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Chris Diaz
This tutorial will show you how to locate and edit slider images in ZenCart. Read More

ZenCart. How to manage modules

July 6, 2011  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Gordon J. Blair

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…

Read More

ZenCart. How to change translations

July 6, 2011  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Gordon J. Blair

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 …

Read More

How to install ZenCart sample data

June 17, 2011  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Gordon J. Blair

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" …

Read More

ZenCart. How to manage banners

June 17, 2011  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Alice Weasley

This tutorial shows how to manage banners in ZenCart.

Read More

ZenCart. How to manage product images dimensions

June 17, 2011  | Category:ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Ray Taylor
In this tutorial you will learn how to manage product images dimensions in ZenCart template. Read More

Jan 17, 2011. ZenCart new sample sub-pages

April 26, 2011  | Category:ZenCart Updates  | Author: Template-help.com Team
ZenCart templates starting from template #32377 are provided with updated sample sub-pages… Read More

How to work with new/featured/special blocks in ZenCart

March 16, 2011  | Category:ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Alex Ross
This tutorial will show you how to work with new/featured/special blocks in ZenCart Read More

ZenCart. How to update images

November 15, 2010  | Category:E-commerce Templates, ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Template-help.com Team

Read More

How to Turn off Reviews and Tell A Friend

November 15, 2010  | Category:E-commerce Templates, ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Template-help.com Team
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).… Read More

How to show the Categories on the main page

November 15, 2010  | Category:E-commerce Templates, ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Template-help.com Team
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… Read More

I can't login to the Admin panel after installing ZenCart

November 15, 2010  | Category:E-commerce Templates, ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Template-help.com Team
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… Read More

Changing Languages and Character Settings

November 15, 2010  | Category:E-commerce Templates, ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Template-help.com Team
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… Read More

Managing the Product Catalog

November 15, 2010  | Category:E-commerce Templates, ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Template-help.com Team
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… Read More

SSL Protection for Your Store

November 15, 2010  | Category:E-commerce Templates, ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Template-help.com Team
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… Read More

If stylesheet is not loading

November 15, 2010  | Category:E-commerce Templates, ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Template-help.com Team
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… Read More

ZenCart. How to install ZenCart engine and template

November 15, 2010  | Category:E-commerce Templates, ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Daniel Morales
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. Read More

How to change "Powered by Zen Cart"

November 15, 2010  | Category:E-commerce Templates, ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Template-help.com Team
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… Read More

How to configure your Zen Cart Shop

November 15, 2010  | Category:E-commerce Templates, ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Template-help.com Team
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… Read More

Defining Meta Tags for the Products

November 15, 2010  | Category:E-commerce Templates, ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Template-help.com Team
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… Read More

Free Shipping for Bigger Orders

November 15, 2010  | Category:E-commerce Templates, ZenCart, ZenCart Tutorials  | Author: Template-help.com Team
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… Read More

ZenCart Template

November 15, 2010  | Category:ZenCart  | Author: Template-help.com Team
 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

Read More

ZenCart 1.3.9 templates available

June 7, 2010  | Category:ZenCart Updates  | Author: Template-help.com Team

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
Read More