How to add product categories to your store in OpenCart

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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 a name for the category.

5) Type the Description here.

6) Go to the Data tab.

7) Optionally select a Parent Category.

Here is where you can set an image and keywords for this category.

8) Go to Design.

If you want products in this category to have a different page design, select that design here.

9) Click Save.

That’s it! Now you know how to add product categories in OpenCart.

How to setup product attributes in OpenCart

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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 Group Name.

6) Enter the Sort Order.

7) Click Save.

Now let’s create a new attribute for the group.

8) Go to Catalog.

9) Then Attributes.

10) And click Attributes.

11) Click Insert.

12) Type the Attribute Name.

13) For the Attribute Group, select the new group we created.

14) Click Save.

That’s it! Now you know how to add attributes and attribute groups in OpenCart.

How to view reports in OpenCart

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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 the products in your store with the number of times each has been viewed.

5) Go to Reports.

6) Click Products Purchased.

This page will list all products that have been purchased and the quantity sold.

That’s it! Now you know how to view reports in OpenCart.

How to configure payment methods in OpenCart

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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.

5) Enter the e-mail address for your PayPal account.

6) Set the action that should be taken for each status.

7) Click Save.

That’s it! Now you know how to setup a payment method in OpenCart.