OpenCart Essentials Starter Pack was created as a VQmod plug-in for my own shop as there were so many features that are missing on a fresh OpenCart install.
Since MrTech supports OpenCart shops, we test many new installations and these plug-in contains many of the features we find handy to have on any OpenCart shop, not just new ones.
1. Add Favicon to Admin Section.
2. Show Image Name in File Manager.
3. Add Clear Cache button on the Error Log page.
4. Add Clear Cache button on the Admin Dashboard.
5. Add ‘Clear Cache’ to the list of options in the ‘System’ menu.
6. Show Name for Easy Reference When Editing/Adding a Product, Category or Information Page.
7. Display Local Time on the Admin Dashboard Next to Title.
8. Display Local Time on the Error Log Page Next to Title.
9. Show Information Pages in Admin by Sort Order So That Both Front and Back End Look The Same.
10. Display Number of Products in the Overview Section of the Admin Dashboard and the Product Page.
11. Highlight Bar for Each Line/Row in Admin – Figure Out Which Edit Button to Click Faster.
12. Make Select Box Much Taller in Admin for Easier Use.
13. Slideshow Speed Settings.
14. Replace ‘Powered by’ in the Site Footer and the Admin Site Footer As Well.
15. Replace ‘Powered by’ in each Outgoing Email Footer With: (c)StoreName YEAR. All rights reserved.
16. Remove Non Relevant ‘Continue’ Button From All Information Pages.
17. Hide Any Information Page From Showing Up in the Menu by Setting the Sort Order to ‘-1’ (minus one).
18. Change Featured to Featured Spotlight
19. Get More Attention / Rotates Featured Items on Refresh.
20. Personalize user account by displaying: ‘FirstName Account Page’ instead of ‘My Account Page’.
21. Remove breadcrumb & Delete Duplicate Title on Account Page.
22. Convert all HOME links in the header to use pretty / clean SEO URLs.
23. Improve Review Section by Including Product Name for Easy Reference = better SEO.
24. Center Module Display Boxes.
25. Change ‘logged-out’ to any page you want to display after a user logs out.
26. Add name to registration email.
27. Add Space Between Price and Currency Name When Using Multi Currency.
Send contents of folder to OpenCart installation. Don’t worry, no files are overwritten.
Login to Admin, look for Time & Date Displayed on dashboard to confirm plug-in successfully install.
Don’t see updates? Refresh page – hold key & press – do it twice to be sure
Customer Service Department for OpenCart:
Improve customer service in your OpenCart Shop by enhancing the account page. Re-invents the way the account page is organized and displayed when your customer is logged in. Don't cheat them out of the experience by ignoring this crucial part of your site!
A well organized account page is the same as having a customer service department in your OpenCart shop.
• Page Title now shows: Customer Service Dept. for: FirstName.
• NEW Icons Added to Each Link to Allow Finding Features Fast.
• Quick Overview Shows Total Number of Orders with Clickable Link.
• Quick Overview Show Customer's Account Balance (also called transaction) with Clickable Link.
• Quick Overview Shows Customer's Points Balance (also called rewards) with Clickable Link.
• Quick Overview Shows Date Customer Joined – useful for customer appreciation.
• Transaction link removed & replaced with Quick Overview Section (described above).
• Features 2 Rows for Quick & Easy Navigation of the Customer Service Department.
• Top Row Includes Customer Service Account Functions:
Edit, Change Password, Update Address, View Order History, and View Downloads.
• Bottom Row Includes Extra Customer Service Functions: Manage Newsletter Subscription, View Points
(Rewards), View Wish List, View or Create Returns, Purchase Gift Cards (Gift Vouchers / Gift Certificates).
• Gift Cards (Vouchers) icon & link featured prominently in the customer service department to increase sales.
• Personalized Gift Card Sales – When clicking the link, name and email address will already be filled out.
• Account Module displays Logged in as: FirstName for a more personal shopping experience.
• Account Module no longer shows transaction link (see quick overview section).
• Add Print button on order page which allows a customer to print any order any time.
• Add Customer name to registration email – When you add a name, there's less chance of being marked as spam.
1. Send contents of folder to OpenCart installation.
Don’t worry, no files are overwritten.
2. Login as a customer on your front end and view the customer
account page to confirm plug-in successfully installed.
3. Don’t see updates? Refresh page – hold key &
press – do it twice to be sure.
Google Analytics Expert - Complete E-commerce Analytics Tracking with Goal & Funnel Reporting.
Also Features Event Tracking, Search Tracking, support for Google Adwords, Multi-Store compatibility & EU Cookie Law compliance. The most comprehensive Google Analytics support on opencart!
✯ Track successful Transactions and E-commerce data.
✯ Full E-commerce & Order tracking - see FULL product information from your site in Google Analytics
✯ Full Product & Product Options Tracking & Reporting including Product Category, Shipping Costs & Taxes
✯ Data for Model/SKU, Product Name, Quantity, Product Price, Category & everything you would want!
✯ Create a 'Purchase' Goal for Full Conversion reporting
✯ Funnel Visualisation so you can see exactly which stage of the checkout the users leave the checkout process
✯ Track Abandoned Funnels and see statistics for each hour, day, week or month.
✯ Track your OWN Site search results in Google Analytics
✯ Track Google AdWords conversions & see the Conversion Value in AdWords for each order
✯ Event Tracking to track clicks of the add to cart, add to compare & add to wishlist buttons/links on all relevant pages*
✯ Full Multistore support with separate GA tracking code for each website with full stats and data for each store.
✯ EU Cookie Law compliance built in to meet the latest EU legislation. (optional)
✯ Google Adwords Remarketing one click integration
✯ Compatible with the new Universal Analytics tracking method
✔ VQMOD coded, no core files changed
✔ Easy to follow & clear instruction guide
✔ Compatible with the popular Shoppica, Sellegance, Spicylicious, Organica & many other themes 'out of the box'!
✔ Compatible with ANY custom theme*
✔ Also compatible with Uber Checkout, Quick Checkout & ANY other checkout extension*
✔ Compatible with bingo's great checkout solutions (recommended) - One Page Checkout and One Step Checkout
* Some checkout funnel steps will be disabled with a one page checkout extension enabled.
* The Event Tracking features are only available for selected themes. If you aren't using any of the listed themes but want the Event Tracking features, contact me. All other features will be fully functional. The complete list of supported themes is: aquacart, beautyshop, bigshop, bootstrap, clearshop, default, eros, fashopper, fortuna, GALKA, Garmento, geccoshop, herbal, journal, leisure, metro, mi-mi-store, ModernStore, oceanic, omtex mobile theme (included with all main themes), opmex mobile theme (included with all main themes), organica, oxy, pav_bikestore, pav_plaza, pinshop, Sellegance, sellya, shoppica, shoppica2, simple, Spicylicious, SuperWood, theme013, themeglobal, Universum, ustore, vanityshop. In addition to this, the omtex & opmex mobile themes are integrated with every main theme for free.
This extension does everything & much more than all of the other Analytics extensions available on the OpenCart Extension store and has the highest rating and most downloads with fantastic support!!!
This is an essential extension for anyone serious about their website data. Don't settle for anything less!
Get the full analytical knowledge and reports that you need to learn about your visitor behaviour and act upon it to channel sales and increase revenue.
Notice to existing users:
Please do not post any code related to the extension or questions related to issues with installation that you may have in the comments area or forum. Read the FAQs in the detailed installation instructions and if you still can't find a resolution please send me an email with full details of issue.