Archive for category Zencart

Use multiple database connections in Zencart






There are times when you may need to grab data from a database outside the Zencart database, it may be the case when two zencart installation need to share data or may be some other reasons. To achieve this, you need to open 2 database connections that wont overlap each others. People generally open the […]

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How to add new sidebox in Zencart






A very common question comes into mind of zencart freshers is how they can add a new sidebox with their own content. It might be new banners, or may be a custom newsletter section or may be a google ad. People search the codes like crazy and again ends up adding some hard-coded html/php garbage […]

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Beginners guide to Zencart programming






People, who have tried to edit the code of Zencart for the first time, naturally face difficulties to find the right place to put their patches. They end up with hardcoded links, language dependent texts, at the worst case a new database connetion to pull data from database. The same happened to me when I […]

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