November 13, 2008 in Uncategorized
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Some users have told me that most free Zen Cart templates or even commercial Zen Cart templates are just too narrow for their liking. It seems that there is a demand for wider (fixed-width) templates. Here’s one I created — 1000px width. Good enough to accommodate the left and right columns at 200px or more, and still leave enough room to fit 3~4 products per row in the center column comfortably.
Installation instructions (this is also included in the ZIP download):
- Extract to appropriate location:
- Login to your Zen Cart admin to enable the template:
Admin > Tools > Template Selection > Click ‘Edit’ button
- Reset the side boxes:
Admin > Tools > Layout Boxes Controller > Click ‘Reset’ button
- Set the column width:
Admin > Configuration > Layout Settings > Column Width – Left Boxes (set to 200 pixels or whatever you like)
Admin > Configuration > Layout Settings > Column Width – Right Boxes (set to 200 pixels or whatever you like)
Zen Cart Version: 1.5.0, 1.3.9 and 1.3.8
Browsers tested: Firefox 3.0, Opera 9.5, Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7