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07/26/2011 - 12/31/2035
Zen Cart BETA V 1.5.0 released
Zen Cart developers announced the latest release of Zen Cart - version 1.5.0 which is in BETA. What this means is that anyone who wishes to test and provide feedback for this version can do so, but it is NOT to be used on a live store. We will be doing some testing on this version starting tomorrow (Wednesday) and will keep everyone informed as to when the release is out of the BETA stage. This version concentrates on PA-DSS compliance certification. You can read more on what is covered in this upgrade here: http://www.zen-cart.com/forum/showthread.php?t=183626 For more in depth information...
05/26/2011 - 12/31/2035
Paypal Maintenance
PayPal has scheduled a system-wide maintenance window of 25 minutes on May 26 (or May 27 depending on your timezone). You can find more info here:May 26th Maintenance Excerpt From Paypal website: REMINDER: This is a reminder that we will be performing system maintenance to improve the reliability and quality of our services starting May 26, 11:00 PM PDT (May 27, 6:00 AM GMT). Please note that the corrected maintenance end time is May 27, 1:00 AM PDT (May 27, 8:00 AM GMT). During this maintenance window we are expecting to have **PLANNED DOWNTIME** of approximately 25 min which is expected to...
02/25/2011 - 12/31/2035
Changing Your Admin Folder Name
One of the many improvements in zen cart version 1.3.9 is that it will prompt you to change the name of your admin folder to something different once you have completed your installation - IF you are doing a manual install. In fact, the program will not even allow you to log into your admin area without first renaming the admin folder and also removing the zc_install folder. This is an added benefit to help your site be more secure, because hackers KNOW that the "out of the box" name for the admin folder is /admin. If you are using an automated installation program supplied with your hosting...
01/09/2011 - 12/31/2035
USPS International
Effective 1/1/2011 - the USPS shipping module needs to be updated for those who accept international orders. You can find the fix for this on the zen cart forum here. Linda McGrath has posted an update for this on post # 26. If you install this, please follow the instructions she gives on the forum. Also, be aware that the domestic USPS rates will be changing on May 2011 - so you will need another fix installed at that time.
01/01/2011 - 12/31/2035
Social Media Icon Install
Social Media Icons and Links for Zen Cart New product just added in time for the NEW YEAR!! If you have a facebook, twitter, wordpress or utube site and would like icons and links put on your zen cart, you can choose from 3 different designs and we will be happy to install them for you!
09/30/2010 - 12/31/2035
Zen Cart Version 1.3.9g released
From the zen cart developers - a new update is out - version 1.3.9g We will be scheduling people as they order this upgrade - 1 to 2 websites a week. For those using 1.3.8a or 1.3.7, the cost of an upgrade is $300 and does NOT include upgrade of any mods that might be installed. If a mod does not overwrite core coding, it will most likely work with version 1.3.9g. For those already on the 1.3.9 series - upgrade to current version is $50 - and again, if a core file that is in the new upgrade has been overwritten by a mod, additional charges will apply to merge coding for the new version....
08/18/2010 - 12/31/2035
Zen Cart Version 1.3.9f released
New version with bug fixes released on August 16th. Latest version is now 1.3.9F Updates include: * Remove obsolete portions of gzip code * Fixed problem with redundant code in ot_group_pricing * BUGSFORUM-320 - Disable GZip compression when serving downloads * BUGSFORUM-529 - no-op test of $_GET['manufacturers_id'] in product_listing.php * BUGSFORUM-626 - Fix problems with Breadcrumb:: Product Listing Title :: Buy Now Button * BUGSFORUM-962 - Deleting a Linked product caused it to delete media/artist details even though master product still exists * BUGSFORUM-1279 - Line Items not sent to...
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