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OpenCart series 1. How to download and install OpenCart OpenCart is a free shopping cart system. Before you can begin installing it, you will need to go to http://www.opencart.com 1) Click Download. 2) Click Download next to the version you want. Unless you need an older version for some reason, you should always download the […]

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OpenCart series 2. How to backup and restore your database in OpenCart It’s important to make regular backups of your site, so let’s learn how to do that now. 1) Go to System. 2) Click Backup / Restore. 3) Select the boxes next to each item you want to save and click Backup. 4) Choose […]

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OpenCart series 3. How to add products to your store in OpenCart This tutorial will show you how to add a product in OpenCart. 1) Go to Catalog. 2) Click Products. 3) Click Insert to add a new product. 4) Enter the Product Name. 5) Type a description here. 6) Click Data. 7) Type the […]

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OpenCart series 4. How to add product categories to your store in OpenCart Categories can be used to group similar products together making it easier for customers to find them. 1) To create a category, go to Catalog. 2) Click Categories. 3) Click Insert. 4) Enter the Product Name. 5) Type the Description here. 6) […]

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OpenCart series 5. How to setup product attributes in OpenCart Attributes are used to describe the features of a product and help your customers easily find what they want. 1) First, add an attribute group by going to Catalog. 2) Hover over Attributes. 3) Then click Attribute Groups. 4) Click Insert. 5) Type an Attribute […]

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OpenCart series 6. How to view reports in OpenCart Now let’s see how to view reports in OpenCart. 1) Go to Reports. 2) Then click Sales. All sales that have been made between the start and end dates will be displayed. 3) Go to Reports. 4) Click Products Viewed. This is a list of all […]

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OpenCart series 7. How to configure payment methods in OpenCart OpenCart allows you to accept many different payment methods. Let’s see how to setup PayPal. 1) Go to Extensions. 2) Click Payments. 3) Click Install next to PayPal. 4) Once installed, click Edit. These options may vary for each payment method you decide to setup. […]

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OpenCart series 8. How to configure shipping methods in OpenCart OpenCart allows you to offer several different shipping methods. 1) Go to Extensions. 2) Click Shipping. 3) Click Install next to the method you want to enable. 4) Then click Edit. 5) Enter the total amount needed before this shipping option will become available. 6) […]

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OpenCart series 9. How to change tax rates in OpenCart Setting up tax classes allows you to use different tax rates for different countries. 1) First, we have to set up a Geo Zone, so go to System. 2) Then Localisation. 3) And click Geo Zones. 4) Click Insert. 5) Enter a Geo Zone Name. […]

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OpenCart series 10. How to setup special promotions in OpenCart Now let’s see how to setup sales and promotions in OpenCart. 1) Go to Sales. 2) Click Coupons. 3) Click Insert. 4) Enter the Coupon Name. 5) Type the┬áCoupon Code┬áthe customer will need to enter to get the discount. 6) Choose if the discount should […]

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