Author Archives: Jeff Lew

About Jeff Lew

Numinix was founded in 2006 by Jeff Lew. Jeff is the CEO and President here at Numinix. His areas of expertise cover all aspects of web development from design to coding and marketing to search engine optimization. Jeff is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a BA in Psychology. He also attended the British Columbia Institute of Technology specializing in project management and web development, his true passion. While computers and web development are definitely big parts of Jeff's life, he also enjoys playing many sports including long distance running, cycling, soccer, and tennis. He also loves to travel and experience new cultures. Jeff strongly believes in open source software and that the key to success on the web is giving customers what they want. As a result, he has made Numinix one of the most popular sources of free plugins for Zen Cart. That, along with the vast amount of free information in this blog, makes Numinix a company that members of the Zen Cart community can look to for help and guidance in the vast world of web development.

Numinix and EasyPost Partnership Announcement

Numinix is proud to announce our partnership with EasyPost. Over the past year, we have built multiple integrations between EasyPost and existing marketplace platforms, including ConnectShip, Magento, and ZenCart. This provides small businesses, who utilize these platforms, access to EasyPost’s full scope of functionality, without any need for developer overhead. If your eCommerce store is…

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How-to Include Linked Products in Zen Cart’s Salemaker Sales

Originally Zen Cart was written to support linked products in Salemaker. However, the original code was buggy and in version 1.3.9h the core Zen Cart developers decided to restrict salemaker to master category IDs. Fortunately, we’ve come up with a simple workaround to get linked products working again with Salemaker. Just follow the simple steps…

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POODLE Vulnerability Discovery Affecting Zen Cart Stores Accepting PayPal

PayPal has fixed a vulnerability in their payment system due to POODLE by removing the CURL SSL Option. All stores that accept PayPal are affected and will not be able to take payment via the PayPal modules unless the following code change is made: Open includes/modules/payment/paypal/paypal_curl.php and find line 59: CURLOPT_SSLVERSION => 3, Change to:…

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Zen Cart Plugins Updated February 3, 2014

We’ve recently updated a pile of plugins on the Numinix website!  Here is what’s new: Fast and Easy Checkout 1.14.3 Release Date: February 03, 2014 Updates: bug fix for misnamed legend forced combining of accounts with same email address restricted guest accounts from accessing account-specific pages Simple Buy One Get One 1.2.1 Release Date: February…

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