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The tool you should use for customizing the Zen Cart™ shop, and maintaining the catalog in your shop and process orders. This tool is webbased and resides on the same website as your shop.

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The products in your shop grouped in categories. You can change the catalog in the admin under menu catalog. Calalog refers also to the shop in your website.
Define page
A text page which you can edit in #Admin for easily changing the text on some information pages in Zen Cart™.

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The EZ-Pages are easy to add and to edit pages. Store owners can create simple pages without understanding Zen Cart™ architecture just by using a web interface in #Admin.

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The footer part of a Zen Cart™ webpage.

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GV Coupons
Gift Voucher Coupons.

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The visible top part of a Zen Cart™ webpage which includes a website logo.

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The invisible part of the webpage where some properties of the webpage are defined. An example is the title of the website. In Zen Cart™ this is coded in the file common/html_header.php
In Zen Cart™ a language is a set of files grouped in one directory with all the text in one language. This construct makes it easy to download a language and install it in your shop.

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The center part of a Zen Cart™ webpage. This part is the largest and most important part of the website. In this part the catalog of the the shop will be viewed.

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A module is a set of files which are easily to download and install in your shop. There are three types of modules: payment, shipping and order total modules. For developpers it refers also to the include/module directory where php-related code of pages and sideboxes are (html-related code are in templates).

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See main_page definition.
Showcase (Showroom)
A Zen Cart™ site that allows users to view products, but not purchase them.
Box-like parts on the left or right side in a Zen Cart™ webpage. Examples of sideboxes are: a product category link box, search box, information link box.

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A template is a set of files which defines the visible properties of the website. When a template does not define a property the default template called template_default is the rule. Standard Zen Cart™ comes with one template beside the default, called classic. A template defines common properties for all pages or properties for just one page. These properties includes: buttons, (not product related) images ,css-definitions, javascript. Another meaning of template is template as template file.
Template file
A file whose name normally starts with tpl_ and which contains the html-related code of pages and sideboxes (php-related code goes in a module file).
The default properties for Zen Cart™.

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There are two kinds of zones in Zen Cart™:
1. Zone which is a part of a country (e.g. counties or provinces).
2. Zone definition which is a group of countries or parts of countries (e.g. European Union).

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