PHP Zen-Cart

Zen-Cart: the most popular e-commerce package/web-site

how to add and edit reports in zencart

May 16, 2014

updated 2014-06-21 How To Create Your Own Reports in ZenCart I have done google searches on how to create my own reports in zencart and searches on how to edit the reports that are there and got no worthwhile information. There is a plugin zencart offers under "Admin Tools", called "Graphical Sales Report" and another simply called "Sales Report". They look helpful but are...

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Delete the Zen-Cart Store Demo files, images, and Data

October 11, 2012
Delete the Zen-Cart Store Demo files, images, and Data

How to get rid of zen-carts demo store – including version 1.5.0. "How to clean up default install and remove example store related files." How to remove, or delete, the "Zen Cart demonstration categories and products". Help with installing Zen-cart, help removing Zen-cart’s demo store. How to Delete all the Zen-Cart Sample Store files, images, and Data. Install Zen-Cart and choose "NO" to the...

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make your Zen-Cart 1.5.0+ configuration.php files flexible

September 28, 2012

On you backup or testing server, for development, (not your live, commercial, site!!) you can create a fake SSL certificate (for free, of course!) officially called a "Self Signed Certificate" and operate with SSL turned on everywhere. Regardless! In your zen-cart configuration files, do not hard-code any settings that might be different on your backup or testing server or that you might want to...

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zen-cart v.150: cannot test off-site, "not accepting payments from your region"

September 25, 2012

"Sorry, we are not accepting payments from your region at this time" Problems with testing Zen-Cart 1.5.0 off-site updated Sept. 25th 2012 SSL certificate required for zen-cart on a development server? You’re kidding! I just started testing an upgrade (to v.150) on one of our development servers. I made sure it was working properly as is (v.138a in "test mode") before starting the upgrade...

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How to install and customize-personalize Zen-Cart

October 28, 2011
How to install and customize-personalize Zen-Cart

Tutorial help: how to find settings to set up, customize, Zen-Cart Fast. What Zen-Cart Won’t Tell You Running the installation program is easy. The time consuming part is removing their sample store demo files and changing ZC’s settings which are scattered all over. I made changes to the html several times because I did not know there was some setting in admin. The admin...

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