Zen Cart Set Whether the Stock Level for a Product is Reduced When a Product is Sold

If you need to keep strict accounting of your stock levels, you will want to set the zen cart to reduce stock levels whenever a product is sold. This step by step tutorial will show you how to set whether the stock level for a product is reduced when a product is sold.

This tutorial features the Abbington Mega zen cart template by Picaflor Azul. If you like it and want to use it for your zen cart project, you can download it for free here:

Abbington Mega Zen Cart Template by Picaflor Azul

  • New! Admin Interface for lots of customization options.
    • Add your slide show, about us, payment, and social media images, set their links, enable/disable images/links, and set open in new window easily using the admin banner manager.
    • Customize the home page slide show by setting status, effect, play and pause speeds
    • Set the Mega Menu status, and hide any of the mega menu drop downs
    • Customize the footer telephone number and set status
  • New! SQL patch automatically sets all admin settings so that the template looks just like the demo!
  • Super flexible design perfect for all types of ecommerce stores–the possibilites are endless!
  • Fixed width 2 or 3 column display
  • Matching button set included
  • Matching icons
  • Home Page slideshow included–sliding or fading!
  • Fully customizable header drop down mega menu with quick links, categories, shop by brand, about us (includes short about us text and image), information (includes admin configurable ez pages), contact us form, and customer service (with customizable text and images).
  • Tabbed home page centerbox content for New Products, Featured Products, and Specials with jQuery fade effect
  • Add This social bookmarking added to all product pages (includes Facebook like button, Twitter Tweet Button, Pinterest Pin it button, and 300+ Sharing Services)
  • Custom footer featuring a footer menu with quick links, information, customer service, and useful links (ez pages), integrated, and optional links to your Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, Google Plus, and blog.
  • Customized product info page layout
  • Cross Browser tested using Firefox, IE9, IE8, Google Chrome, and Safari.
  • W3C Valid XHTML and CSS
  • Custom header including shopping cart totals (item count and dollar amount), checkout link, search, currencies with drop down menu, and languages.
  • Customizable header text ad
  • Comes with the following modules installed: BetterCategoriesEZInfo, Column Layout Grid, About Us Page, Footer Menu, Column Divider Pro, Designer Monthly Boxes, Slides JS, Pure CSS Mega Menu, Tabbed Home Page Modules
  • No changes to core files
  • Detailed HTML readme file with written instructions, screenshots, and links to videos for the installation and customization steps.
  • Fully compatible with versions 1.3.8x, 1.3.9x, 1.5x. Would probably work with lower versions although it has not been tested.

In your zen cart admin go to Configuration–> Stock

Click on “Subtract stock”, select “true”, and click on the “update” button.

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