Zen-Cart html_output.php overrides

Zen cart’s forums and wiki are great, just somewhat of a pain in the ass, so here’s what i found that is useful, and i may use in the future too.

bunyip
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Re: Overriding functions/html_output.php
There is no in-built override system for files in the includes/functions folder, but I recentyly figured out a method to do it by utilizing the override capabilities within the autoload/init_includes system.

First, make a copy of includes/init_includes/init_general_functions.php and save it in the includes/init_includes/overrides/ folder. Then edit that file to modify the loading of the html_output.php file so that it calls the file from an overrides folder like:
Code:
require(DIR_WS_FUNCTIONS . ‘overrides/html_output.php’);
Then you can create your new folder includes/functions/overrides/, and put an edited copy of html_output in there. This way you can edit or add functions within html_output.php and not have to worry about duplicate functions warnings, or about your changes getting overwritten during an upgrade.

You can use a similar method for overriding anything in the functions or classes folders, which don’t have an inherent override capability.
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