Zen Cart Tips

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...

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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 get it here:...

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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...

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How to add a MySQL query to a Zen Cart page

It took me a while to figure out how to write my own MySQL query with the correct PHP syntax that Zen Cart likes. I thought I'd share it with you. For example. Lets say you want to find out how many reviews were made for a particular product and display the number on...

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