Plugins Zen Cart - developer information

Rules for Plugins

How to build a plugin that will be accepted

Tips on creating a plugin

Things to remember when creating a plugin for Zen Cart

Upgrading 1.3.X era plugins

Upgrading old Zen Cart plugins for 1.5 Compatibility

Adding a configuration setting

How to add a new defined value to the database

Adopting an orphan plugin

Stepping forward to take care of an abandoned plugin

Encapsulated Plugins

A new architecture for writing plugins

Technical - Building help for your admin plugin

Creating easy-to-access help for your Zen Cart admin-side modification

Updating plugins for higher levels of PHP

Migration guides for newer PHP versions

Upgrading plugins to work with 1.5.8/PHP 8.0+

Upgrading old Zen Cart plugins to work with Zen Cart 1.5.8

Last modified August 22, 2020 by Scott C Wilson (ce0b05b).