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zencart categories in wordpress


This is a sidebar widget which is useful in displaying the zencart categories and subcategories in wordpress.just drag and drop the widget in the sidebar it will display all the zencart categories.

For using this plugin user need to make 2 changes

  1. change the table prefix in the zen_categories.php to the prefix of their own categories and categoriesdescription tables

  2. specify the zencart folder name in $shop variable for me it is store so i have put that user needs to change that according to his folder name in zen_categories.php

For Ex: Now I have used the prefix as zen_ which is commonly used. if you are using another one please change the prefix by opening the zen_categories.php ie change the zen_ in

$table1 = "zen_categories"; $table2 = "zen_categories_description"; 

also change “store” according to your zencart folder



displays the categories and subcategories from zencart in an easy manner


Installation with widget:

  1. Upload the zen-categories folder to your wp-content/plugins/ folder.
  2. Activate the plugin and widget from the “plugins” page.

Contributors & Developers

“zencart categories in wordpress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.