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2015 July to December

Digital Product Upgrade

Posted December, 2015

Zen Cart Digital Product Upgrade is a mod that allows you to permit people to re-purchase downloadable products at a fixed price. It's very useful for creatives who are refreshing their digital content, but want to charge a small fee (rather than full price) for updated versions.

Mod List

Posted December, 2015

Zen Cart Mod List has been upgraded to support Zen Cart 1.3.9 installations in addition to 1.5.x carts.

Security Patches for Zen Cart

Posted November, 2015

Please be sure to install the following patches:
The following mods of mine have been patched with these fixes:

Mod List

Posted November, 2015

Zen Cart Mod List shows you information about the modifications that have been made to your cart:
  • New admin pages which your mods have created.
  • New database tables which your mods have created.
  • New modules (shipping, payment, and order total)
  • Admin configuration groups which exist but do not have a corresponding menu item (indicating an incomplete upgrade from 1.3.9 or prior).

Discount Spender

Posted October, 2015

Zen Cart Discount Spender is now ready for release. It allows you to discount on the basis of dollars spent, with a built-in control panel. Here's the video:



Discount Preview Video

Posted September, 2015

Some of you are using my discount modules but not Discount Preview for Zen Cart.
Why not! Are you crazy?




This video also gives you a sneak peek at Zen Cart Discount Spender!

XAJAX issues (Better Together Admin, Combination Discounts Admin)

Posted September, 2015

Some newer versions of PHP have conflicts with XAJAX, which was used to build Zen Cart Better Together Admin. Fixes for these issues are provided in the installation notes.

Note that this also affects Zen Cart Combination Discounts Admin and osCommerce Better Together Admin.

Switch Skin for Zen Cart

Posted September, 2015

Zen Cart Switch Skin now has a second example, which shows how to do the switch automatically based on some detected value (such as, for example, whether the visitor has arrived from a mobile device).

Squash Taxes for Zen Cart

Posted August, 2015

Zen Cart Squash Taxes allows you to compress local taxes (computed by the Local Sales Tax mod) and state taxes into a single record. This is useful for systems which require a single tax record, such as PayPal and CartSpan.

Switch Skin for Zen Cart

Posted July, 2015

Zen Cart Switch Skin allows you to dynamically change the template on the catalog side of your cart. An example implementation is given in the zip file and can be seen on my demo4 store. You can switch back and forth between a basic desktop template and the Responsive Sheffield Blue template.

Choose Your Own Price for Zen Cart

Posted July, 2015

Zen Cart Choose Your Own Price allows you to create products with customer specified prices. The most obvious example is Gift Certificates, but this mod can be used for any product where the customer specifies the price.