Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Turn Off New Products Feature Zen Cart

Posted by The Wizz | 8:34 AM | 0 comments »

In this Zen Cart tutorial I show you how to turn off the New Products feature in Zen Cart to prevent new products from appearing on the home page and subcategory pages.

By default Zen Cart displays new products on the index page of any Zen Cart ecommerce store when first installed. If you want to stop the new products from displaying then you can turn off these settings from the Admin section of your Zen Cart shop.

How to Turn Off or Switch Off New Products Feature in Zen Cart (Both Main Page and Sub Category Pages)
These instructions will remove the "New Products Table" from your store front and sub categories

  1. In your Zen Cart Admin go to Configuration > Index Listing

  2. Make the following changes

    • Set New Products on Main Page to 0

    • Set Show New Products on Main Page - Category with SubCategories to 0

    • Set Show New Products on Main Page - Errors and Missing Products Page to 0

    • Set Show New Products - below Product Listing to 0



How to Turn Off or Switch Off New Products Feature in Zen Cart (Sub Category Pages Only)
These instructions will remove the "New Products Table" from your sub category pages only while still displaying new products on your main page (home page)

  1. In your Zen Cart Admin go to Configuration > Index Listing

  2. Make the following changes

    • Set Show New Products on Main Page to 1

    • Set Show New Products on Main Page - Category with SubCategories to 0

    • Set Show New Products on Main Page - Errors and Missing Products Page to 0

    • Set Show New Products - below Product Listing to 0

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Turning off the new products in your Zen Cart is a useful feature and depending on the look of your store may be essential. This Zen Cart tutorial is a guide to how to not show new products feature on the main page and category pages of your Zen Cart store. Enjoy!



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