Zen Cart Account Integration

Overview

Zen Cart is an open-source, customizable shopping cart that has powered online stores since 2003. Learn how to connect your Zen Cart web store to the Sellercloud account in this article.


Integrate with Zen Cart

Integrating with Sellercloud allows you to post products, update inventory and price, and manage Zen Cart orders.

The product must be Website Enabled on the Website Properties page for the available inventory to upload. Otherwise, the product’s inventory will be set to zero.

  1. Go to Settings > Manage Companies > Select a company.
  2. In Toolbox, select Sellercloud Plug-in Website > Cart General.
  3. In the Select Plugin dropdown list, select ZenCart.
  4. Enter website URL and admin credentials in the Username and Password fields > Save.Zen Cart integration
  5. Go to Toolbox > Website > General > Edit.
  6. From the Store Type dropdown menu, select Custom. This will reveal a Store Plugin list. Select ZenCart > Save.
  7. Select the desired settings described in the following section.

Zen Cart Settings Explained

You can find the explanation of each Zen Cart setting in the table below:Zen Cart settings

SETTINGDESCRIPTION
WEBSITE GENERAL SETTINGS PANEL
Store TypeIntegrated or plug-in website.
Safety QtyA buffer between the amount of inventory you have and the amount Sellercloud is sending to the channel to prevent overselling on high selling items. It is used to subtract a number from the available quantity.
Default QtyOnly applies to Replenishable products. For these products, the Default quantity is the number that will always be sent to the channel in inventory updates regardless of the actual available inventory.
Website Product View URLThe link to the products list on the website.
Website Order View URLThe link to the orders list on the website.
URL Value Type
  • ProductID
  • WebsiteProductID
  • WebsiteProductIDVariantID
Default Inventory Max QtyLimits the inventory available for Zen Cart.
OPTIONS PANEL
Allow Inventory UploadAllows Zen Cart to upload inventory information from Sellercloud.
Allow Price UploadAllows Zen Cart to upload price information from Sellercloud.
Allow New Product UploadAllows Zen Cart to upload newly created products from Sellercloud.
Allow Order DownloadAllows orders to be automatically downloaded from Zen Cart to your Sellercloud account.
Allow Download Shipped OrdersAllows orders marked as shipped to be automatically downloaded from Zen Cart to your Sellercloud account.
Allow Tracking UploadAllows Zen Cart to upload tracking numbers from Sellercloud.
Allow Unpaid OrdersEnable if you want the orders with no payment to be treated as charged.
Allow Partial Paid OrdersEnable if you want the orders with only partial payment to be treated as charged.
Allow Active Listings DownloadAllows active product listings to be automatically downloaded from Zen Cart to your Sellercloud account.
Store Is EnterpriseCheck if the store is a form of legal enterprise.
Enable Order Download LimitSet the limit on the orders to be downloaded if there are existing shipped orders in Zen Cart.
Order Download Limit DateSet the date in the calendar pop-up.

 

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