Testing Email Formatting (with “Live” Data)

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Nov 032013
 

When you’re working on your admin-level email formatting in a test installation with otherwise “live” date (i.e. copies of “real” customers and their orders) you don’t want your test emails to deluge your customer base!  I was digging through /includes/functions/functions_email.php last month and came across the constant DEVELOPER_OVERRIDE_EMAIL_ADDRESS. If that variable is defined, then all […]

Zen Cart Observers … They Work in the Admin, Too!

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Sep 222013
 

The Zen Cart Observer Class is a great tool for plugin developers, allowing a plugin to watch for (“observe”) the occurrence of an event (a “notification”) and provide additional processing without making modifications to Zen Cart core files.  What hasn’t been stressed over the past years is that this notifier/observer interface also works in the […]