Note: if you are doing a pre-release rather than an official release, please skip this step and go to the next step.
The ping server is an endpoint that allows for a call home from within Zen Cart admin.
It will notify a shop owner if a new release is available.
You need to have login access to https://ping.zen-cart.com/dashboard
and then access the
We can then create a new release by clicking the “New Version” button.
For a full release we only need to edit
Currently this will always be 1.
A brief description of the new release. (Future: link to release announcement)
A link to the release announcement. e.g. https://www.zen-cart.com/showthread.php?228675-Zen-Cart-v1-5-7d-released!!
Future: link to download (e.g. https://github.com/zencart/zencart/archive/refs/tags/v1.5.8.zip)
Check the box.