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  1. #1
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    Feb 2007
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    Default Downloadable Files

    I hope I'm in the right thread here!

    I have the Zen Cart Book just so that you know.

    I am trying to have downloads for my customers when they purchase an item it
    can be downloaded. Now my problem is Step 2 on page 213 of the book tells me
    to make sure that the <zc-home>/download directory exists on the server. If
    you do not see the directory, check the following line in your <zc-home>/includes/configure.php
    file to see which directory your downloadable file should be in.

    Now where do I find this?

    Please understand that I am learning this as I go.

    When I open my Core I have the following and need to know where I go from here?

    And if that file doesn't exist, then how do I make one.

    thanks again,

  2. #2
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    Default Re: Downloadable Files

    Is This what I'm looking for and then what do I do? I found this in the configure.php

     * @package Configuration Settings
     * @copyright Copyright 2003-2006 Zen Cart Development Team
     * @copyright Portions Copyright 2003 osCommerce
     * @license GNU Public License V2.0
    /*************** NOTE: This file is similar, but DIFFERENT from the "admin" version of configure.php. ***********/
    /***************       The 2 files should be kept separate and not used to overwrite each other.      ***********/
    // Define the webserver and path parameters
      // HTTP_SERVER is your Main webserver: eg,
      // HTTPS_SERVER is your Secure webserver: eg,
      define('HTTP_SERVER', '');
      define('HTTPS_SERVER', '');
      // Use secure webserver for checkout procedure?
      define('ENABLE_SSL', 'false');
    // NOTE: be sure to leave the trailing '/' at the end of these lines if you make changes!
    // * DIR_WS_* = Webserver directories (virtual/URL)
      // these paths are relative to top of your webspace ... (ie: under the public_html or httpdocs folder)
      define('DIR_WS_CATALOG', '/');
      define('DIR_WS_HTTPS_CATALOG', '/');
      define('DIR_WS_IMAGES', 'images/');
      define('DIR_WS_INCLUDES', 'includes/');
      define('DIR_WS_FUNCTIONS', DIR_WS_INCLUDES . 'functions/');
      define('DIR_WS_CLASSES', DIR_WS_INCLUDES . 'classes/');
      define('DIR_WS_MODULES', DIR_WS_INCLUDES . 'modules/');
      define('DIR_WS_LANGUAGES', DIR_WS_INCLUDES . 'languages/');
      define('DIR_WS_DOWNLOAD_PUBLIC', DIR_WS_CATALOG . 'pub/');
      define('DIR_WS_TEMPLATES', DIR_WS_INCLUDES . 'templates/');
      define('DIR_WS_PHPBB', '/');
    // * DIR_FS_* = Filesystem directories (local/physical)
      //the following path is a COMPLETE path to your Zen Cart files. eg: /var/www/vhost/accountname/public_html/store/
      define('DIR_FS_CATALOG', '/home/bdesigns/public_html/');
      define('DIR_FS_DOWNLOAD', DIR_FS_CATALOG . 'download/');
      define('DIR_FS_DOWNLOAD_PUBLIC', DIR_FS_CATALOG . 'pub/');
      define('DIR_WS_UPLOADS', DIR_WS_IMAGES . 'uploads/');
      define('DIR_FS_EMAIL_TEMPLATES', DIR_FS_CATALOG . 'email/');
    // define our database connection
      define('DB_TYPE', 'mysql');
      define('DB_PREFIX', '');
      define('DB_SERVER', 'localhost');
      define('DB_SERVER_USERNAME', 'xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx');
      define('DB_SERVER_PASSWORD', 'xxxxxxxxxx');
      define('DB_DATABASE', 'xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx');
      define('USE_PCONNECT', 'false'); // use persistent connections?
      define('STORE_SESSIONS', 'db'); // use 'db' for best support, or '' for file-based storage
      // The next 2 "defines" are for SQL cache support.
      // For SQL_CACHE_METHOD, you can select from:  none, database, or file
      // If you choose "file", then you need to set the DIR_FS_SQL_CACHE to a directory where your apache 
      // or webserver user has write privileges (chmod 666 or 777). We recommend using the "cache" folder inside the Zen Cart folder
      // ie: /path/to/your/webspace/public_html/zen/cache   -- leave no trailing slash  
      define('SQL_CACHE_METHOD', 'none'); 
      define('DIR_FS_SQL_CACHE', '/xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx');
    If there is something that shouldn't be seen by the public could you please take this out??????

  3. #3
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    Default Re: Downloadable Files

    You'll find your "download" folder under the "public_html" folder, along with all the rest of your Zen Cart files.

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