Layout Boxes Controller

This page allows you to select which sideboxes are shown on your storefront, and where they should be placed.

Layout Boxes Controller

Editing an an entry will bring up a dialog like this:

Layout Boxes Controller Edit

The dialog looks a bit different if the template has the $uses_single_column_layout_settings entry in the template_info file set to true.

Layout Boxes Controller Edit


There are many built-in sideboxes. Choose the ones that would be most beneficial for your store. You can also design your own sidebox if what you need is not already available.

For more information about sideboxes, see the sidebox FAQs.

Layout Boxes Controller prior to 1.5.8

This page changed significantly in Zen Cart 1.5.8 due to the introduction of the $uses_single_column_layout_settings entry in the template_info file. Here is a picture of screen prior to 1.5.8:

Old Layout Boxes Controller

The Edit screen was also different:

Layout Boxes Controller Edit

Still have questions? Use the Search box in the upper right, or try the full list of FAQs. If you can't find it there, head over to the Zen Cart support forum and ask there in the appropriate subforum. In your post, please include your Zen Cart and PHP versions, and a link to your site.

Is there an error or omission on this page? Please post to General Questions on the support forum. Or, if you'd like to open a pull request, just review the guidelines and get started. You can even PR right here.
Last modified November 29, 2022 by Scott C Wilson (7cb9183).