Zen Cart: How to Change the Home Breadcrumb Link

In most circumstances, you will want the “Home” link in your zen cart breadcrumbs to link to the main page of your zen cart. But, if you have occasion to change this link, this tutorial will show you how.

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In your favorite plain text editor, open the file includes/classes/breadcrumb.php. Be sure to back this file up before you edit it as it is a zen cart core file.

Find this line:

$trail_string .= ' <a href="' . HTTP_SERVER . DIR_WS_CATALOG . '">' . $this->_trail[$i]['title'] . '</a>';

Change this to your new url:


Save the file and upload it to your server. Refresh the page to view your changes.

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