Store in Spotlight: Raw Nordic Design

This week the Zen Cart store in the spotlight is Raw Nordic Design.  Another great Zen Cart store with true personality, this is an example of a multiple currency store using a non-English language pack (Norwegian).  Lillian Braseth and Oddveig Forefoot have combined their talents in photography, design and textiles to create beautiful products and […]

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Add or remove product reviews count from product info page in Zen Cart

The Product Reviews count is shown on the Product Info page in Zen Cart below the ‘add to cart’ section (as shown highlighted below). To add or remove the product reviews count from the product info page: Log in to your Zen Cart store Admin From the Catalog menu, select Product Types. Select the relevant […]

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Store in Spotlight: Law & Company

This week the Zen Cart store in the spotlight is Law & Company, the online boutique for decorative living.  Inspired by her mother’s feminine style and passion for antiques, Denise Law has created a “unique and serene place, where just for a moment, the fast pace of life stands still”.  The beautiful design of the […]

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Online Store Blog Idea #12: Introduce a product new to your online store

In each part of this series we discuss an idea for an online store blog post and also provide a real world example. Visit the Online Store Blog Idea series of posts for more. Regularly adding new products to your online store keeps your store fresh and vibrant and encourages return customers.  Imagine if every […]

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Store in Spotlight: Fantasy Candies

This week the Zen Cart store in the spotlight is the mouth watering Fantasy Candies.  Can you be considered a real chocolate fan if you haven’t tried chocolate bacon bark, chocolate cheese doodles or chocolate covered potato chips?  This Zen Cart store looks great with beautiful product photography and everything you expect from an online […]

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Understanding your Profit Margin

In most cases, the number one mission for operating an online store is to make an income.  Notice, we said income – not revenue, not profit but income. Let’s have a look at what this really means. Running an online store has its expenses. These will obviously vary from business to business but will generally […]

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Store in Spotlight: Deadly is the Female

This week the Zen Cart store in the spotlight is the fabulous boutique Deadly is the Female.  This Zen Cart store is full of style and glamour and really sets the scene for the vintage inspired clothes and burlesque accessories – and everything a pinup girl needs – available here. I love the category images […]

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Flat Rate – Zen Cart Shipping Module

The Flat Rate shipping module allows you to add a fixed cost to a customer’s order for shipping regardless of the quantity or the types of items purchased.  It can be viewed as a ‘per order’ shipping cost. If the Flat Rate Shipping Module is activated, it will appear as a shipping option during the […]

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Store in Spotlight: Rice Studio Supply

This week the Zen Cart store in the spotlight is Rice Studio Supply, providing packaging solutions for professional portrait and wedding photographers.  This is an example of a Zen Cart store using the may browse but no prices unless logged in setting in order to prevent wholesale pricing details being displayed publicly.  There are a […]

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Add or remove attribute weight from product info page in Zen Cart

The Attribute Weight is shown on the Product Info page in Zen Cart in the attributes section.  In the default template, the attribute options are displayed below the Add to Cart section (as shown below).   To add or remove the Attribute Weight from the product info page: Log in to your Zen Cart store […]

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Sneak preview of Zen Cart 1.6 – a new installer

The Zen Cart installer has been reworked and given a facelift in the upcoming Zen Cart 1.6 release. I’m really looking forward to the new version – it also boasts a new modern, responsive default template and guest checkout built-in!   You can read more about the development roadmap here:  http://www.zen-cart.com/showthread.php?199322-Roadmap-for-v1-5-and-beyond In the meantime, check out […]

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Store in Spotlight: Slipmat Shop

This week the Zen Cart store in the spotlight is the Slipmat Shop.  This is a fun and stylish shop selling turntable slipmats for Hip Hop artists, professional DJs and others. There is a lot of fun and action going on with strong use of colours, a scrolling display of their current designs as well […]

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Add or remove Product Reviews Count from the product info page in Zen Cart

The Product Reviews Count is shown on the Product Info page in Zen Cart.  In the default template, the the count is shown under the Add to Cart section (as highlighted below).    To add or remove the Product Reviews Count from the product info page: Log in to your Zen Cart store Admin From […]

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Online Store Blog Idea #11 – Create an Inspiration Board

An inspiration board is a collage of images designed to kick-start your imagination and creativity.  They are commonly used in areas such as graphic design, fashion and even wedding planning and include objects of colour, texture and pattern to create a particular mood or style. But did you know they also work really well as […]

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Installing or removing the Flat Rate Shipping Module in Zen Cart

Installing To install the Flat Rate Shipping Module in Zen Cart: Log in to your Zen Cart store Admin. From the Modules menu, select Shipping. If the Flat Rate Shipping Module has a red icon in the Sort Order column, the module is not currently installed. To install the Flat Rate shipping option, click the […]

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