Server Manager

Note: if you are doing a pre-release rather than an official release, please skip this step and go to the next step.

The Server Manager controlls the endpoint that allows for a call home from within Zen Cart admin. (It was formerly called the Ping Server, or

It will notify a shop owner if a new release is available.

You need to have login access to

and then access the Version Manager > Versions menu.

We can then create a new release by clicking the “New Version” button.

 Ping Version Edit

For a full release we need to edit

  • Version major
  • Version minor
  • Version detail
  • Version download url

Version major

Currently this will be 2.

Version minor

e.g. 0.0

Version detail

Link to release announcement (e.g.

Version download url

Link to download (e.g.


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Last modified April 8, 2024 by Chris Brown (c04d584).