Operating your store

Regular Periodic Maintenance

What you should do to keep your store running well

Abuse and Spam

Handling Spam signups and other bad traffic

Adding an order status

What if I want a new order status?

Adding Google Analytics or Google Tag Manager

How do I install JavaScript snippets for 3rd-party tools?

Additional Software

Adding WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, or other software to your server

Admin Activity Logs warning message

What should I do about logs over two months old?

Backups - how do I do a site backup?

how do I do a site backup in Zen Cart?


How can I build a community? Does blogging make sense?

Broken Padlock

Why does my site show as insecure?


how do I allow customers to check out?

Colon Separated Pair configuration

Specifying configuration values using colon-separated pairs in Zen Cart

Down for Maintenance

Turning your Zen Cart store off for a time

ERP Tools

Enterprise Resource Management and Zen Cart

Fixing a Mis-typed Email Address

My customer has a typo in their email address and now can’t login

Fixing Physical Addresses

Fixing Customer Shipping and Billing Addresses in Zen Cart


What is FPM?

Google Chrome Inspect

Using Chrome’s tools to keep your site healthy

PHP Memory Limit

Checking and updating your PHP memory_limit

Place Order

Creating an order on behalf of a Customer in Zen Cart

Removing debug logs

How do I clean out debug logs?

Renaming Your Admin Page

How to rename your admin page

Resend Order Confirmation Email

I need to resend the checkout email to a customer

Resetting the Downloads Counter on completed orders

Resetting the Zen Cart Downloads Counter on completed orders

Setting up a test environment

Using a Local Web Server to create a Development Environment

System Service Status Pages

Is the service I am using down?

Tracking Inventory

Stock Management in Zen Cart


Getting visitors to your Zen Cart

Your Store Logo

How to use your store logo in Zen Cart

Do you have a suggestion for a FAQ? Please post it to General Questions on the support forum.
Last modified August 22, 2020 by Scott C Wilson (3d0de57).