The Zen Cart® templating system uses a CSS based layout.
In this article, CAPITALIZED words refer to a folder or language that you choose. We use CUSTOM for your template and ENGLISH for your language by default. Change these if needed.
First, open includes/templates/ and create a new folder. You can call it anything you like, though it is best not to make it too long and to use underscores instead of spaces. We will call it /CUSTOM here, so everywhere we write /CUSTOM from now on, you should replace it with your own preferred folder name.
Create an empty folder inside your new template directory and call it images so you should have includes/templates/CUSTOM/images/.
Next, copy the includes/templates/template_default/css directory and place the folder and its files in your new includes/templates/CUSTOM/ ...
A much requested feature in Zen Cart™ was the ability to have unique information layouts for different types of products.
For example a Music Video needs to have different information stored and displayed, compared to say a Garden Bench.