We had deployed a Zen Cart website and we came up with the following error in the Zen Cart admin panel when clicking on the Tools -> Send Email link. Illegal mix of collations (latin1_swedish_ci,IMPLICIT) and (latin1_general_ci,IMPLICIT) for operation ‘locate’ After checking the table collation in PHPmyAdmin I found that the subscribers table (created when … Read more How to resolve the Zen Cart Illegal mix of collations error
Store owners who use Zen Cart for running their stores on the web can now enjoy the luxury of listing, revising and de-listing products on eBay all from their Zen Cart admin panel. Gone are the days when you needed to add products twice (one in each Zen Cart and eBay) and then constantly worry … Read more Integrate Zen Cart store to eBay with eBay Zen Cart module
Zen Cart by default requests a customer to enter his/her date of birth during registration. This is optional of course and can be removed from the Zen Cart admin panel. However one can make good use of this to regularly wish their customers a happy birthday thereby keeping in touch with them. I have developed … Read more Wish happy birthday to your customers from Zen Cart
Our SEO department had recently made a request to implement CEON URI mapping module on one of our leading furniture retailer store in the UK. The module was implemented by the developer assigned to the project in a couple of hours and the website was handed over to the concerned department so they could continue … Read more Bulk generate search engine friendly URLs in Zen Cart using Fast Updates
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 more How to implement CAPTCHA on Zencart registration forms?
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 more Redirect from SSL URLs to non-SSL URLs in Zencart