If you have disabled the category counts but now see arrows next to your category names, you will probably want to remove these arrows. This step by step tutorial will show you how to remove the arrows next to your category names in zen cart.
This tutorial features the All Business free zen cart template by Picaflor Azul. If you want to use it for your zen cart store, you can download it for free here:
All Business Free Zen Cart Template by Picaflor Azul
1. Log into your zen cart admin and go to Configuration -> Layout Settings.
2. Click on “Categories Separator between the Category Name and Count”, remove all that is in the box, and click on the “update” button.