vQmod is an override system designed to avoid having to change the core files of OpenCart. Instead of making changes to the core files of OpenCart directly, the changes you make are created as XML search and replace script files. vQmod has no effect on the performance of OpenCart as noted by the developers. There are quite a few modules and scripts available to use with vQmod, and you’ll need to have vQmod installed for them to work properly.

  1. Download the latest version that has "OpenCart" in the title from: vQmod Installation
  2. Using FTP, upload the "vqmod" folder from the zip to the root of your opencart store
  3. Be sure the vqmod folder and the vqmod/vqcache folders are writable (755)
  4. Go to http://www.yoursite.com/vqmod/install
  5. You should get a success message. If not, check permissions above and try again
  6. Load your store homepage and verify it works
  7. Using FTP, verify that there are new "vq" files in the "vqmod/vqcache" folder

If you need further assistance please feel free to ask a question on our support center website.

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n/a Points
2014-06-17 12:08 pm


I have installed the extension and the latest version of vqmod, ticked all permissions in the user group but still not seeing it in system.

Could you take a look for me? Hapy to provide admin login.





18,392 Points
2014-06-17 12:46 pm
Hello Taryn,

Did you get the success message with the install? Are you able to see files in the 'vqmod/vqcache' folder? If so, then all is well. If not, please reply with any error messages you received when performing the install so we can assist that way. Of course, logging in and checking can be done, but since this is a public forum, we advise against placing that type of information here. If you are a customer for InMotion, you may contact our Support department and have them check the files for you.

Kindest Regards,
Scott M
n/a Points
2014-06-17 12:49 pm

Just reinstalled - all working ok - huge relief!!


Thanks for coming back to me :)

n/a Points
2014-08-28 1:15 am

vqmod install successfully. Thanks for the article. really helpfull.

n/a Points
2014-09-07 11:04 am

i dragged the v2.5.0-opencart to the public_html/upload folder and when i went to my www.domain.com, I couldnt access opencart?


18,392 Points
2014-09-08 9:30 am
Hello Aaron,

Are you having trouble with a specific step from the instructions above? If so, please let us know so we can assist you.

Kindest Regards,
Scott M
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2014-09-19 10:17 pm

Fatal error: Call to a member function isLogged() on a non-object in /home/medihome/public_html/catalog/model/catalog/product.php on line 8 can anyone assist me

16,696 Points
2014-09-22 11:25 am
Hello Keshava,

Sorry to hear that you're having problem with the Vqmod. If you moved your site, then it may have to do with the issue as noted in this forum post:

OpenCart Forum

Check and see if their solution will fix your issue. If you continue to have the problem, please provide some details on the account and we can investigate it further.

Arnel C.

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