348: Creating discounts and specials for your products in OpenCart 1.5

One of the more common questions we get by new OpenCart users is how to create discounts and specials for products. The instructions below will guide you on how to make your own discounts and specials within your OpenCart website. How to create discounts for your products Log into your OpenCart administrative interface. Hover over Read More >

345: “Error: Could not load language common/maintenance!” in OpenCart 1.5

When working with OpenCart, or any program, there is always the possibility for errors to occur. This article describes a particular error in OpenCart that occurs when placing the OpenCart site into maintenance mode due to a missing maintenance.php file. This results in a blank screen with “Error: Could not load language common/maintenance!” at the Read More >

344: Editing your maintenance message in OpenCart 1.5

It is good practice to set your store to maintenance mode when performing upgrades or routine maintenance. During this time, visitors to your site will receive a message stating it under temporary maintenance. Many store owners wish to customize their message and make it more specific to their task so their customers are more informed. Read More >

343: Remove rating and reviews from product comparison

In this article I’ll teach you how to remove the rating and reviews section from the product comparison page in OpenCart. If you’ve read my previous article on how to disable product reviews in OpenCart you should already know how to login to your OpenCart admin dashboard to turn off the product reviews from showing on Read More >

342: Keep social networking links with reviews disabled

In this article I’ll walk you through the process of keeping your social networking share buttons active, after disabling the product reviews in OpenCart. If you happened to have read my previous article about how to disable product reviews in OpenCart. I went over how you can turn off the ability for customers to see product Read More >

341: Disable product reviews in OpenCart 1.5

In this article I’ll discuss how you can disable the product reviews that are enabled by default with OpenCart. These product reviews show the star rating that a user has left on an item, as well as a text review of the product. You can approve or disapprove a product review in OpenCart from the Read More >

340: How to find your database name for OpenCart 1.5

When working with ecommerce programs such as OpenCart, the vast majority of features and settings are taken care of in the administrative dashboard. There will come a time, however, when you will need to access or interact with the database directly, most often through some sort of troubleshooting. When this happens, you will need to Read More >