Have you seen the default list of OpenCart’s reasons for return? I was polishing up the online store that I was working on and thought that I ought to check every detail, the Product Returns page included. I literally laughed out loud in the office (by myself) when I saw this: (In the default theme..
Let’s face it, updating products in OpenCart is not exactly the funnest thing to do especially when there are hundreds of them to keep in check. I scoured the internet for the easiest way to do this and here are a few extensions that I found that you may find useful; if you have money..
As a newbie in OpenCart, I was a bit lost when I first tried to change the default currency of my OpenCart installation. I’ve been working on a project built from OpenCart for some months now and today I want to share to you how to do the latter in five simple steps: Login to..
I’ve been trying to find ways on how to create a custom report in OpenCart for my employer’s online store. Though OpenCart has a number of reports packaged to it by default (Yet, I appreciate their efforts of including more default reports in the 1.5.1 version of OC), the company that I work for needs..
One morning, I received an email from my boss instructing me to completely block off the company’s online store which was in its development stage. Apparently, switching it to Maintenance Mode was not enough. My boss didn’t want people to see the design of the website (because in Maintenance Mode the layout is still visible)..
By default, OpenCart has every country enabled in your Localisation settings. What if your online store only caters to a few countries. Disabling them all in the admin panel one by one would be a pain. You would have to: Open System > Localisation > Countries menu in admin panel. Click Edit on the country..
Do you want to hide the subtle Ex Tax value under your product prices in OpenCart but still want it calculated with the price? You might already know that you can hide the tax in the administration panel: Go to your store administration Go to System > Settings Click the Edit link that corresponds to..
Today I will show you a simple tutorial on how to migrate your OpenCart installation from your local (development) server to your hosting server. Let’s get started: Step 1: Backup database from local server. Step 2: Backup OpenCart shop folder from local server. Step 3: Create and import database to hosting server. Step 4: Copy..
In a previous post, I shared a vQmod XML file that enables the customer in OpenCart (version 1.5) to add an additional field when creating a new account with the Salutation field. However, what if you want to view and edit the Salutation field in the administration panel? In this post I will share to..
EDIT Nov 5, 2011: This mod was tested on version 126.96.36.199 Last time I made a tutorial about adding custom fields in OpenCart 1.5, particularly in creating a new account. Today I will do the same using vQmod. But before I get to the tutorial, what is vQmod? According to its website, VirtualQMod, or “vQmod” for..