Comparison Shopping Site Automation for Zen Cart

Comparison Shopping Site Automation for Zen Cart

Do you need to integrate your Zen Cart with shopping sites like Shopping.com, Bizrate, Nextag, Pricegrabber, etc? This may be a good solution for you. This solution does not integrate with the Zen Cart administration area. This is a stand alone mini application of...
Mod for Zen Cart – Dynamic Dropdown Menu System

Mod for Zen Cart – Dynamic Dropdown Menu System

I created a pretty cool little mini mod (of sorts) and I thought I’d share it here in case anyone is interested in using it. I have not prepared it for distribution because I’m not even sure if anyone is interested yet. But, I’ll put a zip file...
Automate Google SitemapXML mod in Zen Cart

Automate Google SitemapXML mod in Zen Cart

Does your client make a lot of updates to their website? Like add/edit/update products a lot? Or, add EZ pages a lot? There is a Zen Cart plug in (SitemapXML (formerly “Google Sitemap”)) that generates a properly formatted XML site map for Google. You can...
How to avoid database lock up in Zen Cart

How to avoid database lock up in Zen Cart

I was having issues with the database locking up on the server. Each time Zen Cart makes a query of the database, it is locked and then unlocked when the query finishes. I have a lot of processes outside of Zen Cart also running on the server. Periodically, the server...
How to install Simple Google Analytics in Zen Cart

How to install Simple Google Analytics in Zen Cart

*** NOTE: THIS IS NO LONGER NEEDED WITH THE NEW VERSION OF THE MOD *** I managed to get Simple Google Analytics Version: 1.2.5 to work for me on Zen version 1.5 and added to the admin menu. I thought I’d share. The new GA version does not seem to have a language...
How to remove sideboxes from product pages in Zen Cart

How to remove sideboxes from product pages in Zen Cart

It took me a while to figure this one out. The Zen forum contains a more elaborate solution that includes removing a sidebar from the category pages as well as the product description pages. I just wanted to remove the sidebar from the product description pages. So...