Zen Cart Customization
Zen Cart is an Open Source e-commerce application.
Zen Cart is written in PHP and requires a MySQL database. Zen cart provides easy customization of the look of your online store. ZenCart has much more advanced built-in system for receiving online payments, setting tax and discount rates, etc.
Zen Cart is a free shopping cart program for eCommerce websites that will let you sell virtually anything online and this is true. There are many features in Zen Cart that will allow you to easily manage your eCommerce website store with a few mouse clicks and it is packed with features which is also true.
Advantages of Zen Cart shopping cart
- Easy installation of Zen cart.
- Easy customization.
- Automated tasks.
- Simple navigation.
- Single item and volume discounts, sales, special items, gift certificates, etc.
- Search engine optimization of Zen cart (keywords and metatags customizable for each product).
- Multiple languages, currencies and taxes.
- Numerous delivery and payment options.
Zen Cart Features
- checks the database and server for requirements before installing
- installs using a built-in installation tool
- prepopulates the basic store information
- optional demo products
Global E-Commerce Ready
- multiple language support
- multiple tax support
- multiple shipping methods
- multiple currency support
- multiple payment methods
Customer Status Modes
- unrestricted shopping
- must register to view prices
- must register to view prices and merchandise
- showroom only
Catalog Status Modes
- showcase mode without prices
- showcase mode with prices
- normal shopping mode
- down for maintenance mode
Categories and Products
- unlimited category depth
- physical merchandise
- downloadable virtual products
- products can reside in multiple categories
- product options as dropdowns, radio buttons, checkboxes, and text input
Customer Retention Tools
- periodic newsletter in plain text or HTML
- order status emails and records in the customer account
- referral tools
- gift certificates
Promotions, Sales and Discounts
- individual special prices
- global sale reductions
- category-wide sale prices
- discount coupons
- customer group discounts
- quantity discounts
- one-time charges
- minimum and maximum purchases per product
- prices by attributes
Fully Customizable Catalog Templates
- XHTML 1.0 compliant - nearly table-less layout
- change the colors, fonts and many graphics using Cascading Stylesheets
- add, move, remove sideboxes via the Admin Tool
- template overrides that do not get overwritten during upgrades
- override functionality without having to learn PHP
- create as many different looks as you would like and choose them from the admin
Powerful Administration Tool
- configure your minimum and maximum values, image sizes and customer details
- choose which layout settings to use for the spotlight listings
- pick which details to show on your product details page
- edit your policies pages with HTML (if desired)
- add, delete, move, link or copy your products
- create and manage your product attributes
- manage product reviews, featured products, specials and storewide sales
- shipping and payment module installation and management
- price and taxation control
- banner advertising controls
- newsletter creation and sending
- content management tool, easily add new content pages