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Welcome to the trial [http://www.zen-cart.com Zen Cart]™ wiki.
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Welcome to the [http://www.zen-cart.com Zen Cart]™ wiki.
  
 
== IMPORTANT ==
 
== IMPORTANT ==
 
Currently the wiki may be lacking in certain areas, so please help out if you can. Please read the [[Help:Editing]] page before posting anything to the wiki.
 
Currently the wiki may be lacking in certain areas, so please help out if you can. Please read the [[Help:Editing]] page before posting anything to the wiki.
 
   
 
   
The goal of the wiki is to provide a central location for documentation for the Zen Cart project. Anyone can pitch in and help. All we ask is that first you register with the wiki, and secondly, that you show a bit of common sense in what you post. For discussions about the wiki itself, see the [http://www.zen-cart.com/modules/ipb/index.php?showtopic=35783 support forum thread].
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The goal of the wiki is to provide a central location for documentation for the Zen Cart project. Anyone can pitch in and help, all we ask is that first you register with the wiki, and secondly, that you show a bit of common sense in what you post. For discussions about the wiki itself, see the [http://www.zen-cart.com/modules/ipb/index.php?showtopic=35783 support forum thread].
 
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| The wiki is currently divided into 5 areas, these are
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| The wiki is currently divided into 7 areas which can be accessed from the left navigation sidebar:
  
''' [[Introduction|Introduction]] '''
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== [[Introduction|Introduction]] ==
  
This covers the Zen Cart project itself, its history, goals, information about using the support site etc.
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Covers these topics about the project itself:
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* Features
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* History
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* Goals
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* Support
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* Getting started
  
''' [[Installation|Installation]] '''
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== [[Installation|Installation]] ==
  
Will cover installing Zen Cart on a number of different operating systems and some of the common problems you might encounter.
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Covers these topics:
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* Getting the code
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* Installing
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* Upgrading
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* Security
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* Common problems
  
''' [[Administration]] '''
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== [[Administration|Administration]] ==
  
Will cover the day to day use of the Zen Cart administration back-end.
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Covers these topics related to daily use of the Zen Cart administration back-end:
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* Administration
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* Checklist
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* Configuration
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* Definitions/glossary
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* Tutorials
  
''' [[Customisation|Customisation]] '''
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== [[Customisation|Customisation]] ==
  
Simple stuff about customising templates/css/language strings/adding contributions for those with basic PHP/HTML skills.
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''Aimed at people with at least a basic understanding of PHP and HTML.''
  
''' [[Developers|Developers]] '''
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Covers simple stuff about these topics:
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* Templates
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* Localisation
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* E-mail
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* File structure
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* Various tips
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== [[Developers|Developers]] ==
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''Aimed at more experienced developers.''
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Covers these topics:
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* API info
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* Database
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* Coding standards
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* Class interfaces
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* Porting modules from osC
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== [[Troubleshooting|Troubleshooting]] ==
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Covers these topics:
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* Common errors
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* Debugging
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* Installation issues
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* Customisation issues
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* Administration issues
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== [[3rd_party_contributions|3rd party contributions]] ==
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Covers documentations on 3rd part contributions.
  
Heavy duty Coders stuff. API info/coding standards/class interfaces etc. 
 
 
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==  Latest News ==  
 
==  Latest News ==  

Revision as of 17:08, 26 April 2006

Welcome to the Zen Cart™ wiki.

IMPORTANT

Currently the wiki may be lacking in certain areas, so please help out if you can. Please read the Help:Editing page before posting anything to the wiki.

The goal of the wiki is to provide a central location for documentation for the Zen Cart project. Anyone can pitch in and help, all we ask is that first you register with the wiki, and secondly, that you show a bit of common sense in what you post. For discussions about the wiki itself, see the support forum thread.

The wiki is currently divided into 7 areas which can be accessed from the left navigation sidebar:

Introduction

Covers these topics about the project itself:

  • Features
  • History
  • Goals
  • Support
  • Getting started

Installation

Covers these topics:

  • Getting the code
  • Installing
  • Upgrading
  • Security
  • Common problems

Administration

Covers these topics related to daily use of the Zen Cart administration back-end:

  • Administration
  • Checklist
  • Configuration
  • Definitions/glossary
  • Tutorials

Customisation

Aimed at people with at least a basic understanding of PHP and HTML.

Covers simple stuff about these topics:

  • Templates
  • Localisation
  • E-mail
  • File structure
  • Various tips

Developers

Aimed at more experienced developers.

Covers these topics:

  • API info
  • Database
  • Coding standards
  • Class interfaces
  • Porting modules from osC

Troubleshooting

Covers these topics:

  • Common errors
  • Debugging
  • Installation issues
  • Customisation issues
  • Administration issues

3rd party contributions

Covers documentations on 3rd part contributions.

Latest News

20th December 2005 : Moved site

The wiki has been moved from http://www.zen-cart.com/wikitest/ to http://www.zen-cart.com/wiki/.

Update your links accordingly.

Old News

6th December 2005 : Its Alive!!

OK, You asked for it. Now, get posting that content.

Worried about where your content should go, ask.

Worried about how to format your content, ask.

Worried about middle aged spread, Me Too.


29th November 2005 : Wiki opened to eyeballs.

The wiki is now open for community members to look over and comment on.

22nd November 2005 : Wiki gets some content.

Thanks to DrByte for getting the wiki installed. It now even has some content. Still need some work on structure.