Admin menu sections

All admin menus


NOTE: You can now see all the configuration values on one page.

  • My Store — General information about your site.
  • Minimum Values — Defines minimum values for various options in validation of user input.
  • Maximum Values — Defines maximum values for various items that will appear on each page/in each block.
  • Images — Controls size of images on each page/each type of content.
  • Customer Details — Controls options to include in User Login/Registration and My Account pages.
  • Shipping/Packaging — General shipping information including locations, weight and size limits, etc.
  • Product Listing — Controls appearance of main Product Listing pages.
  • Stock — Control various options regarding stock control.
  • Logging — Controls how events are logged.
  • E-Mail — Various email configuration options.
  • Attribute Settings — Controls how product attributes are handled.
  • GZip Compression — Controls compression settings if the information is transmitted to the user’s web browser in compressed format.
  • Sessions - Controls PHP Sessions settings.
  • Regulations — Provision of terms and conditions for customers.
  • GV Coupons — Various configuration options for the Gift Voucher module.
  • Credit Cards — Determine which credit cards to accept.
  • Product Info — Basic options controlling elements to include on Product Info page.
  • Layout Settings — Controls certain layout options.
  • Website Maintenance — Controls how your store appears to customers when it is down for maintenance.
  • New Listing — How the New Products listing page should be laid out.
  • Featured Listing — How the Featured Products listing page should be laid out.
  • All Listing — How the All Products listing page should be laid out.
  • Index Listing — Whether certain items show on main page and other category and product listing pages.
  • Define Page Status — Controls whether define pages editor text is used and whether a link to a certain page is displayed.
  • EZ-Pages Settings — Various options to configure the EZ-Pages; an easy way to add new pages of content.



  • Payment — Install, edit or disable payment processing systems.
  • Shipping — Install, edit or disable shipping methods.
  • Order Total — Install, edit or disable checkout surcharges or discounts.
  • Plugin Manager - Install, activate and deactivate plugins.



  • Countries — Defines every country and ISO-3166 2-letter and 3-letter country code. Also defines the address format for letters sent by postal mail.
  • Zones — Defines subdivisions of countries such as states/provinces or counties. This organization may be used to apply taxes to specific areas, or limit a shipping, payment or order total module to a specific region.
  • Zones Definitions — Create a zone of your own to apply taxes or limit a module’s availability.
  • Tax Classes — Used to differentiate between the type of tax calculations that apply to a given product.
  • Tax Rates — Create a specific tax rate for a zone.


  • Currencies — Add new currencies or edit existing ones.
  • Languages in order to internationalize the output generated by Zen Cart.
  • Orders Status — Add names of new order status entries, edit existing order status name entries, or delete an order status name entry.






  • Record Artists — View, add, edit and delete recording artists.
  • Record Companies — View, add, edit and delete record companies.
  • Music Genre — View, add, edit and delete music genres.
  • Media Manager — View, add, edit and delete collection names, which may be assigned to products.
  • Media Types - View, add, edit and delete media types.

Other Admin Elements

Still have questions? Use the Search box in the upper right, or try the full list of FAQs. If you can't find it there, head over to the Zen Cart support forum and ask there in the appropriate subforum. In your post, please include your Zen Cart and PHP versions, and a link to your site.

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Last modified July 30, 2023 by Scott C Wilson (acd8333).