Zen Cart: New Coupon Types

 v1.5.2, v1.5.3, zen-cart  Comments Off on Zen Cart: New Coupon Types
Oct 282014
 

Starting with Zen Cart v1.5.2, two new coupon types were introduced, based on Ajeh’s code posting from 2012 (http://www.zen-cart.com/showthread.php?169027-NEW!-Free-Shipping-and-Amount-or-Free-Shipping-and-Percentage-%28for-v1-3-9h%29): Amount-off plus free-shipping (coupon type ‘O’) Percentage-off plus free-shipping (coupon type ‘E’) These coupon types add to the coupon base: Free shipping (coupon type ‘S’) Amount-off (coupon type ‘F’) Percentage-off (coupon type ‘P’)

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Zen Cart v1.5.3: Auto-loaded Observers!

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Aug 312014
 

One of the features quietly introduced in Zen Cart v1.5.3 is auto-loaded observers.  If you’re developing a plugin that uses an observer-class, you normally have to provide two files in your plugin’s distribution to get that class loaded and instantiated: /includes/auto_loaders/config.your_plugin.php /includes/classes/observers/class.your_plugin.php Starting with Zen Cart v1.5.3, built-in functionality will do the “heavy lifting” to […]

Zen Cart v1.5.3 Released!

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Jul 062014
 

Zen Cart v1.5.3 was quietly released yesterday.  This version contains a bunch of new features, but I was looking forward to its release primarily to address the PHP 5.4 incompatibilities that currently exist within the v1.5.1 base.  I’ll update this post with details as I discover them!