Zencart provides you option to display attributes of your products on the product info page. You can display attributes in radio button, checkbox, dropdown etc controls. Zencart also provides you the option of displaying text boxes where you can take input from the customer and you can charge the customer for it. This is a … Read moreHow to setup Zencart TEXT attribute for your product
In the default Zencart template the customer is asked for his State/Province by entering the value into the text box. However, mistakes can happen at any time and the customer may mistype the name. Zencart checks the name against the zones input in the admin panel. If it does not match Zencart flags an error … Read moreHow to display state/province dropdown instead of input box in Zencart
I was working on implementing the Royal Mail Airmail and DPD International delivery modules for a client. His website had been developed in Zencart and he wanted to use Royal Mail and DPD on his website. As there was no ready to use module available for these two so I got down to developing my … Read moreHow to add an input field in a delivery module in Zencart?
A client of mine developed his website in Zencart and after careful scrutiny approved the website for deployment to his production machine. He provided the FTP and mySQL information for us to deploy the website. As is the practice, I check for any version conflicts that may conflict with our system before I give the … Read moreWhat is the minimum mySQL version requirement for Zencart?
A client of ours was facing an issue with spam registrations on his website. We had developed his website on Zencart. The issue was that spam bots were registering on his website in the hundreds and the client wanted us to put a stop to this. I decided on implementing CAPTCHA on the registration forms … Read moreHow to implement CAPTCHA on Zencart registration forms?
A vulnerability has been discovered in the admin section of v1.3.8 (and previous versions). To take advantage of this vulnerability any attacker must know the URL of your admin section Please apply the following updates 1. RENAME YOUR ADMIN FOLDER !!!!! Yes, if you haven’t already renamed your /admin/ folder, do it NOW! Instructions can … Read moreZencart ver. 1.3.8 security update
By default Zencart disables all types of errors. Due to this if an error is encountered then all you would see is the “dreaded white page” and that is bad programming practice if you are developing in PHP. As PHP is a scripting language it stops execution as soon as it encounters an error due … Read moreHow to debug an error in Zencart
A client of the company I work for pointed out a problem in which some how the SSL version of his website got indexed into Google and other search engines. Now this posed a problem for the client as search engines don’t rank web pages well which can be referenced from two or more different … Read moreRedirect from SSL URLs to non-SSL URLs in Zencart