Configuration > My Store

Store Name

Key: STORE_NAME
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: The name of my store

Store Owner

Key: STORE_OWNER
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: The name of my store owner

Telephone - Customer Service

Key: STORE_TELEPHONE_CUSTSERVICE
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Enter a telephone number for customers to reach your Customer Service department. This number may be sent as part of payment transaction details.

Country

Key: STORE_COUNTRY
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: The country my store is located in

Note: Please remember to update the store zone.

Zone

Key: STORE_ZONE
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: The zone my store is located in

Store Address and Phone

Key: STORE_NAME_ADDRESS
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: This is the Store Name, Address and Phone used on printable documents and displayed online

Expected Sort Order

Key: EXPECTED_PRODUCTS_SORT
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: This is the sort order used in the expected products box.

Expected Sort Field

Key: EXPECTED_PRODUCTS_FIELD
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: The column to sort by in the expected products box.

Switch To Default Language Currency

Key: USE_DEFAULT_LANGUAGE_CURRENCY
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Automatically switch to the language's currency when it is changed

Language Selector

Key: LANGUAGE_DEFAULT_SELECTOR
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Should the default language be based on the Store preferences, or the customer's browser settings?

Default: Store's default settings

Display Cart After Adding Product

Key: DISPLAY_CART
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Display the shopping cart after adding a product (or return back to their origin)

Default Search Operator

Key: ADVANCED_SEARCH_DEFAULT_OPERATOR
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Default search operators
Key: ADVANCED_SEARCH_INCLUDE_METATAGS
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Should a product's meta-tag keywords and meta-tag descriptions be considered in any advanced_search_results displayed?

Show Category Counts

Key: SHOW_COUNTS
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Count recursively how many products are in each category

Show Category Counts - Admin

Key: SHOW_COUNTS_ADMIN
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Show Category Counts in Admin?

Show linked status for categories

Key: SHOW_CATEGORY_PRODUCTS_LINKED_STATUS
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Show Category products linked status?

Tax Decimal Places

Key: TAX_DECIMAL_PLACES
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Pad the tax value this amount of decimal places

Display Prices with Tax

Key: DISPLAY_PRICE_WITH_TAX
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Display prices with tax included (true) or add the tax at the end (false)

Display Prices with Tax in Admin

Key: DISPLAY_PRICE_WITH_TAX_ADMIN
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Display prices with tax included (true) or add the tax at the end (false) in Admin(Invoices)

Basis of Product Tax

Key: STORE_PRODUCT_TAX_BASIS
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: On what basis is Product Tax calculated. Options are
Shipping - Based on customers Shipping Address
Billing Based on customers Billing address
Store - Based on Store address if Billing/Shipping Zone equals Store zone

Basis of Shipping Tax

Key: STORE_SHIPPING_TAX_BASIS
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: On what basis is Shipping Tax calculated. Options are
Shipping - Based on customers Shipping Address
Billing Based on customers Billing address
Store - Based on Store address if Billing/Shipping Zone equals Store zone - Can be overridden by correctly written Shipping Module

Sales Tax Display Status

Key: STORE_TAX_DISPLAY_STATUS
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Always show Sales Tax even when amount is $0.00?
0= Off
1= On

Show Split Tax Lines

Key: SHOW_SPLIT_TAX_CHECKOUT
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: If multiple tax rates apply, show each rate as a separate line at checkout

Store Status

Key: STORE_STATUS
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: What is your Store Status
0= Normal Store
1= Showcase no prices
2= Showcase with prices

PA-DSS Admin Session Timeout Enforced?

Key: PADSS_ADMIN_SESSION_TIMEOUT_ENFORCED
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: PA-DSS Compliance requires that any Admin login sessions expire after 15 minutes of inactivity. Disabling this makes your site NON-COMPLIANT with PA-DSS rules, thus invalidating any certification.

PA-DSS Strong Password Rules Enforced?

Key: PADSS_PWD_EXPIRY_ENFORCED
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: PA-DSS Compliance requires that admin passwords must be changed after 90 days and cannot re-use the last 4 passwords. Disabling this makes your site NON-COMPLIANT with PA-DSS rules, thus invalidating any certification.

PA-DSS Ajax Checkout?

Key: PADSS_AJAX_CHECKOUT
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: PA-DSS Compliance requires that for some inbuilt payment methods, that we use ajax to draw the checkout confirmation screen. While this will only happen if one of those payment methods is actually present, some people may want the traditional checkout flow Disabling this makes your site NON-COMPLIANT with PA-DSS rules, thus invalidating any certification.

Admin Session Time Out in Seconds

Key: SESSION_TIMEOUT_ADMIN
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Enter the time in seconds.
Max allowed is 900 for PCI Compliance Reasons.
Default=900
Example: 900= 15 min

Note: Too few seconds can result in timeout issues when adding/editing products

Admin Set max_execution_time for processes

Key: GLOBAL_SET_TIME_LIMIT
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Enter the time in seconds for how long the max_execution_time of processes should be. Default=60
Example: 60= 1 minute

Note: Changing the time limit is only needed if you are having problems with the execution time of a process

Show if version update available

Key: SHOW_VERSION_UPDATE_IN_HEADER
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Automatically check to see if a new version of Zen Cart is available. Enabling this can sometimes slow down the loading of Admin pages. (Displayed on main Index page after login, and Server Info page.)

Server Uptime

Key: DISPLAY_SERVER_UPTIME
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Displaying Server uptime can cause entries in error logs on some servers. (true = Display, false = don't display)

Missing Page Check

Key: MISSING_PAGE_CHECK
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Zen Cart can check for missing pages in the URL and redirect to Index page. For debugging you may want to turn this off.

Default=On
On = Send missing pages to 'index'
Off = Don't check for missing pages
Page Not Found = display the Page-Not-Found page

Currency Conversion Ratio

Key: CURRENCY_UPLIFT_RATIO
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: When auto-updating currencies, what "uplift" ratio should be used to calculate the exchange rate used by your store?
ie: the bank rate is obtained from the currency-exchange servers; how much extra do you want to charge in order to make up the difference between the bank rate and the consumer rate?

Default: 1.05
This will cause the published bank rate to be multiplied by 1.05 to set the currency rates in your store.

Currency Exchange Rate: Primary Source

Key: CURRENCY_SERVER_PRIMARY
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Where to request external currency updates from (Primary source)

Additional sources can be installed via plugins.

Currency Exchange Rate: Secondary Source

Key: CURRENCY_SERVER_BACKUP
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Where to request external currency updates from (Secondary source)

Additional sources can be installed via plugins.

HTML Editor

Key: HTML_EDITOR_PREFERENCE
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Please select the HTML/Rich-Text editor you wish to use for composing Admin-related emails, newsletters, and product descriptions

Default for Notify Customer on Order Status Update?

Key: NOTIFY_CUSTOMER_DEFAULT
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Set the default email behavior on status update to Send Email, Do Not Send Email, or Hide Update.

Customer Place Order: Single Admin ID

Key: EMP_LOGIN_ADMIN_ID
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Identify the ID number of an admin that is permitted to use the Place Order feature on the customers list, regardless of their assigned admin-profile. Set the value to 0 to disable the Single Admin ID feature.

Customer Place Order: Admin Profiles

Key: EMP_LOGIN_ADMIN_PROFILE_ID
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Identify the admin User Profile IDs that are permitted to use the Place Order feature on the customers list — all admins that are in these profiles are permitted. Enter the value as a comma-separated list (intervening blanks are OK) of Admin Profile IDs, e.g. 1, 2, 3. Set the value to 0 to disable the Admin Profiles feature.

Default: 0

Customer Place Order: Passwordless Login

Key: EMP_LOGIN_AUTOMATIC
Path: Configuration > My Store
Description: Login directly to store without entering credentials



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Last modified June 24, 2020 by Scott C Wilson (ef2e67d).