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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.

This tutorial shows how to remove ‘Template Settings’ link from footer in Zen-Cart template.

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ZenCart. How to update images

December 21 2015 | Category: ZenCart Tutorials

This tutorial will show you how to update images in ZenCart.

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This tutorial will show you how to set up/remove Olark chat in ZenCart template.

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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

September 30 2015 | Category: ZenCart Tutorials

In this tutorial we will teach you how to manage Megamenu extension in our new ZenCart templates.

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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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This tutorial will show you how to add a video to a product in ZenCart.

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This tutorial shows how to add/change favicon in ZenCart.

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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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In this tutorial you will learn how to create pages using EZ pages option in ZenCart template(s).

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In this tutorial we will show you how to manage Custom blocks in ZenCart templates.

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In this tutorial we will show you how to change the background image in ZenCart templates.

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This tutorial will show you how to change banner links or make them non-clickable in Zencart.

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This tutorial will show you how to change slider dimensions in ZenCart.

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This tutorial will show you how to manage featured and special products in ZenCart.

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This tutorial will show you how to edit phone icon and phone number in header in ZenCart templates.

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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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This tutorial will show you how to manage categories in ZenCart.

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This tutorial will show you how to manage social icons links in ZenCart.

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This tutorial shows how to turn off or change the text of the customer greeting message in ZenCart.

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This tutorial shows how to add and manage Featured Products in ZenCart.

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This tutorial will show you how to manage newsletters in ZenCart templates.

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ZenCart. How to edit home page

December 01 2014 | Category: ZenCart Tutorials

This tutorial will show you how to edit Home page in ZenCart template.

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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 manage customers

November 21 2014 | Category: ZenCart Tutorials

This tutorial will show you how to manage customers in ZenCart.

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ZenCart. How to manage stock

November 17 2014 | Category: ZenCart Tutorials

This video tutorial shows how to manage stock in your ZenCart template.

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In this tutorial we will show you how to manage the manufacturers in your ZenCart store.

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ZenCart. How to manage FAQs

November 14 2014 | Category: ZenCart Tutorials

This tutorial shows how to manage FAQs in ZenCart.

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This tutorial shows how to install Zencart template over the existing store.

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This tutorial shows how to create a downloadable product in ZenCart.

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This tutorial shows how to create a downloadable product in ZenCart.

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ZenCart. How to manage FAQs

October 27 2014 | Category: ZenCart Tutorials

This tutorial shows how to manage FAQs in ZenCart.

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In this tutorial we will show you how to manage the manufacturers in your ZenCart store.

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ZenCart. How to install template

October 09 2014 | Category: ZenCart Tutorials

The following tutorial shows how to install ZenCart template and make it look like demo.

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This tutorial will show you how to insert Google map on the Contacts page in ZenCart.

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In this tutorial we will learn how to transfer ZenCart from one domain to another.

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

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

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Zen Cart 1.5.1 templates

October 04 2012 | Category: ZenCart Updates

Zen Cart v1.5.1 — Released! Performance Improvements, Bug Fixes, etc.

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

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In this tutorial you will learn the way to manage social icons display on products page: images, links, display.

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This tutorial will show you how to install, manage and hide your Compare products module in ZenCart.

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In this tutorial you will learn the way to manage currencies in ZenCart.

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In this tutorial you will learn the way to edit contact form e-mail and data.

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In this tutorial you will learn the way to edit text on footer.

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This tutorial covers some major shopping cart and checkout settings of a Zen Cart store.

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This tutorial is going to show you how to manage products search on your Zen Cart store.

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This tutorial is going to show you how to add product attributes in Zen Cart.

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This tutorial is going to show you how to use “Products Price Manager” ZenCart tool.

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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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This tutorial will show you how to edit footer in ZenCart.

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This tutorial shows how to manage products in Zen Cart.

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This tutorial will show you how to configure sales tax in Zencart.

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In this tutorial you will learn the way to move zen-cart store to different folder.

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(Russian) Новые возможности шаблонов для Zen Cart

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

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

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ZenCart. Engine installation

November 28 2011 | Category: ZenCart Tutorials

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.

Download ZenCart engine

This tutorial shows how to download ZenCart engine package to your computer. ZenCart engine is required to install and run ZenCart online store.

To download ZenCart engine please visit the …

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ZenCart social icons dump

October 19 2011 | Category: ZenCart Updates

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.

To upload the social button settings with the template installation we recommend using the ZENCART_FULL.sql dump file. It can be imported directly to your database using the database management tool (phpMyAdmin) or through the ZenCart administration …

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ZenCart Quick Guide

October 11 2011 | Category: ZenCart

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.

You can see the guide here…

We hope …

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This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to add multiple product images in ZenCart.

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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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This tutorial will show you how to locate and edit slider images in ZenCart.

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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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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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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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This tutorial shows how to manage banners in ZenCart.

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In this tutorial you will learn how to manage product images dimensions in ZenCart template.

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ZenCart templates starting from template #32377 are provided with updated sample sub-pages…

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This tutorial will show you how to work with new/featured/special blocks in ZenCart

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ZenCart. How to manage main menu

November 15 2010 | Category: ZenCart Tutorials

This tutorial shows how to manage main menu in ZenCart store.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

November 15 2010 | Category: ZenCart

 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 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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