Ramblings About opencart

How to Add or Remove Reasons for Return in OpenCart

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 … Continue reading

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Updating Product Details in OpenCart the Easy Way

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 … Continue reading

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Five Steps to Set a New Default Currency in OpenCart

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 … Continue reading

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Apsona ShopAdmin Provides Free Opencart Custom Reports Solution

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 … Continue reading

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How to Completely Block Off OpenCart with Maintenance Mode

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 … Continue reading

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Set Shipping to Selected Countries Only in OpenCart

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: … Continue reading

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How To Hide Tax in OpenCart 1.5 Without Affecting Price

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 … Continue reading

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Migrating OpenCart from Local to Hosting Server

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 … Continue reading

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Adding Custom Fields in OpenCart 1.5 Using vQmod: Administration Panel

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 … Continue reading

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Adding Custom Fields in OpenCart 1.5 Create Account, Using vQmod

EDIT Nov 5, 2011: This mod was tested on version 1.5.1.2 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 … Continue reading

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