If you own a brick and mortar store to go along with your Zen Cart, the Store Pickup Shipping Module is very beneficial. As the name implies, it allows a customer to place an order online but come to your store to pick it up. There are a few key advantages to this. They include:
To accept credit cards, you'll need a merchant account and a gateway. Authorize.net is the gateway of choice for many merchant account providers. This is because they are one of the largest gateway providers in the US. Reliability and security are obviously important when it comes to accepting credits cards and they are both.
Zen Cart developers were informed of a minor XSS flaw in Zen Cart 1.5. The flaw has been patched and an updated file version, Zen Cart version 1.5.1, been released. Because the flaw exists in a single file, the patch and repair are very quick and simple. This does not minimize the need to complete
For some Zen Carts, the Per Item shipping module makes the most sense. A unit is simply a single item making it very simple. The Per Item shipping module is another one of those keep it simple (KISS) modules. It is not right for all stores but if it fits your needs, is very simple.
For some Zen Carts, a Per Unit shipping module makes the most sense. In Zen Cart language, a 'unit' is a unit of weight. In the US, that is most often a pound but depends on the settings you use for your store. It could be kilogram if you're from the other side of the
One of the first things you need to configure in your new Zen Cart is a shipping module. There are several built-in modules including the Flat Rate Shipping Module. The Flat Rate Shipping module for Zen Cart is one of the most simple and straight forward. This module allows you to set a flat rate,