Zen Cart® is made available to you for your use, addition, changes, modification, etc. without charge, under Version 2 of the GNU General Public License.
While we do not charge for this software, donations are greatly appreciated, each time you install a new version, to help cover the expenses of maintenance, upgrades, updates, the free support forum and the continued development of this software for your online E-Commerce store.
Donations can be made on the Zen Cart® Team Page
We appreciate your support.
The Zen Cart® Team
While Zen Cart® can run on Windows/IIS servers, Linux/Apache servers are recommended for best results.
This is a basic guide to upgrading Zen Cart®. If you have not yet installed Zen Cart, please see the 1.readme_installation.html file for installation instructions.
You can find the lastest upgrade instructions, and alternate ways of upgrading, by visiting: www.zen-cart.com/upgrade.
You will need to re-install all your active payment and shipping modules as part of your upgrade:
Upgrading follows three easy steps. Take your time going through each stage carefully and methodically.
Do not rush the process and always ensure you made backups before you attempt an upgrade.
Spend time getting familiar with the demo data to become comfortable with new features of the new release.