zen cart — how to turn on HTMLarea editor from the backend

You need an WYSIWYG editor to edit the product for example to insert a link to the product description. Without an editor, you will need to edit it somewhere else(ie. macromedia) and then copy / paste it to the zen cart backend.that’s really no good.

Don’t be too frustrated,however.Zen cart come with an WYSIWYG editor – HTMLarea.The only thing you need to to is to turn on it so that you can use it  in the product edit page.How to turn on the HTMLarea editor from the zen cart backend?

first,log into you zen cart website backend with the admin acct and password,

second, navigate to Configuration — My Store,in this page,find the “HTML Editor” configuration item(usually sencond to the last item)

thrid, edit the “HTML Editor”  , choose the ‘htmlarea’ option and save.

then go back to the product edit page,you will see the htmlarea editor.

One thought on “zen cart — how to turn on HTMLarea editor from the backend

  1. My HTML Editor only has Plain Text in the drop down menu, do I need to download something? I’m using v1.5.1 and I’m a Newb.
    : )