Specials page

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The Specials page is explained here.



Configuration options

This table below shows most of the configuration options including language text for the Specials page. It is based on a ZenCart version 1.3.0. Before editing files copy the original file (if not done before) to YOUR_TEMPLATE directory.

Copy image and button files

  • from includes\templates\template_default\images\..... to includes\templates\YOUR_TEMPLATE\images\.....
  • from includes\templates\template_default\buttons\..... to includes\templates\YOUR_TEMPLATE\buttons\.....

Copy language files

  • from includes\language\..... to includes\language\YOUR_TEMPLATE\.....
  • from includes\language\english\..... to includes\language\english\YOUR_TEMPLATE\.....

See also Customisation - Templates


Name Default value How to change
PREV_NEXT_BAR_LOCATION 3 Change this in ADMIN
Configuration --> Product Listing --> Prev/Next Split Page Navigation (1-top, 2-bottom, 3-both).

Sets the location of the Prev/Next Split Page Navigation
TEXT_DISPLAY_NUMBER_OF_SPECIALS 'Displaying %d to %d (of %d specials)' Edit language file english.php near line 267 in the directory includes\languages\YOUR_TEMPLATE
TEXT_RESULT_PAGE Edit language file english.php near line 262 in the directory includes\languages\YOUR_TEMPLATE
MAX_DISPLAY_PAGE_LINKS 5 Change this in ADMIN
Configuration --> Maximum Values --> Prev/Next Navigation Page Links.

Number of 'number' links use for page-sets
BUTTON_IMAGE_BACK File:Button back.gif Edit button image file 'button_back.gif' in the directory includes\templates\YOUR_TEMPLATE\buttons\english\ with a graphic tool
BUTTON_BACK_ALT 'Back' Edit button names file button_names.php near line 67 in the directory includes\languages\english\YOUR_TEMPLATE.
Note: This text will be visible when your hover over this button.
NAVBAR_TITLE 'Specials' Edit language file specials.php near line 23 in the directory includes\languages\english\YOUR_TEMPLATE
MAX_DISPLAY_SPECIAL_PRODUCTS 9 Change this in ADMIN
Configuration --> Maximum Values --> Products on Special .

Number of products on special to display
SHOW_PRODUCT_INFO_COLUMNS_SPECIALS_PRODUCTS 3 Change this in ADMIN
Configuration --> Index Listing --> Special Products Columns per Row.

Special Products Columns per Row
SMALL_IMAGE_WIDTH 100 Change this in ADMIN
Configuration --> Images --> Small Image Width.

The pixel width of small images
SMALL_IMAGE_HEIGHT 80 Change this in ADMIN
Configuration --> Images --> Small Image Height.

The pixel height of small images

NOTE: This table is made by looking for used defines in the following files:

  • includes\modules\pages\specials\header_php.php
  • includes\modules\pages\specials\main_template_vars.php
  • includes\templates\template_default\templates\tpl_specials_default.php

Defines (configuration options) are defined in:

  • configuration table in the database
  • includes\languages\english.php
  • includes\languages\english\button_names.php
  • includes\languages\english\specials.php

Product type configuration option are ignored Shipping, payment and Order Total module configuration option are also ignored