What is Zen Cart?
An efficient shopping cart is the main aspect of any eCommerce website and it is the most crucial part of an eCommerce hosting . Among various shopping cart software applications available, Zen Cart software is one of the most efficient ones. It is a free, user-friendly, open source shopping cart software. The best feature of Zen Cart is that it is designed in a way so as to give preference to the requirements of merchants and shoppers. The Zen Cart software can be installed by anyone possessing the basic computer skills.
The main features provided by Zen Cart include:
* Multiple customer nodes
* Unlimited category depth
* XHTML template system
* Multiple payment options
* Newsletter manager
* Individual special prices
* Fully customizable catalog templates
* Support to global eCommerce
* Customer Retention tools
* Powerful administration tools
Along with the ones mentioned above, Zen Cart offers a wide range of features that makes it easier for the online merchant to manage the transactions and sales. The customer can be provided with the most convenient online shopping experience with the features provided by Zen Cart.
You will have to follow a very simple process for installing Zen cart from cPanel using Softaculous. The process is mentioned below:
Login to cPanel and in the Services menu click on Softaculous
Scroll down to E – Commerce. Find the Zen Cart link and click on it.
Click on ‘Install’
Fill out all of the boxes. In Directory tab type the name of a new directory that you want to create. If you want to install Zen Cart into the main memory, leave it blank. After filing out all the information, click on install.
You will be navigated to the confirmation page of your installation.
With this the process of Zen Cart installation will be complete.