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Zen Cart Products Search

Zen Cart store owners, especially those having vast amount of products in store database, stand in need of customized and flexible Zen Cart products search system. Imagine you need to find items, scattered across different categories and subcategories. Will you be sitting and browsing Zen Cart catalog to find necessary product? Most likely you will be looking for more alternative ways of web store products search.

Store Manager for Zen Cart resolves this dilemma, offering Zen Cart users quick product search form. Store Manager has two search options - “Search” and “Multi Store Search” throughout all the stores you have. This functionality can be found on products toolbar or in the product context menu.

It’s possible to accomplish Zen Cart products search by product name or model. Type products model or name in “Text to search” field of product search form. Even if you specify first two letters of these names Store Manager application will show list of products matching the request. You can indicate how many rows should be displayed in search results window.

What else is it possible to set in Zen Cart product search form?


In Conditionals section you can specify:

  • Edit on double click or Ok - if you tick this box, you can open product edit form by double clicking on it, after an item has been found
  • Relevancy value - Zen Cart product search outcomes coincidence depends on relevancy value.

Search Options section contains the following checkboxes:

  • Immediate search - if you check this box you will be able to see list of items matching your request, when typing product name or model
  • Search on start - if it’s checked, previous search conditions will be used
  • Also search in product description
  • Exact match search - tick this box, if you want to see products with exactly the same name or model

Results section of product search form displays product search throughout Zen Cart catalog outcomes. Products listed in this section come with details (category, price, special price, etc). What’s more convenient, you can open product edit form directly from results section and bring modifications if needed. Note, that you can delete highlighted product or change stock status using corresponding options available on the toolbar. If you delete a product, you won’t be able to undo changes and recover this products, unless database backup was made previously.


Zen Cart Multi Store Product Search

This type of Zen Cart products search allows to look for necessary products throughout all the stores you are running. The mechanism of Zen Cart catalog scanning is similar to described above. You can edit, remove or change stock status for products displayed in results section of search form.


Store Manager for Zen Cart gives you a possibility to create custom filters what lightens Zen Cart products search and improves overall Zen Cart catalog management. Find details on Store Manager application - http://www.zencart-manager.com