What are the best OpenCart extensions

Despite the fact that OpenCart is an open-source CMS, there is an entire marketplace devoted to shop extensions. It includes a variety of free and paid extensions or modules as they are sometimes called, but ultimately they are worthwhile researching if you haven’t got these already. In this blog, we are going to give you the 5 best OpenCart plug-ins, explaining the functionality, compatibility and our honest opinion of the product.

Abandoned Cart Module - OC 1.5.4+

If you’re looking for a solution to increase your online sales then this is the one for you. When your customers create a basket, but fail to check out and therefore abandoning their carts your business is missing out on a sale. iSense labs have created a fantastic solution which provides single-click email notifications for abandoned carts which are completely and easily customised to match your business’ branding. In addition to that, you can also schedule periodic notices & view the customers last visited page before they abandoned their carts.

The module comes with premium support, offers a multi-store and multilingual options.

iBlog Module - OC 1.5.4+

It’s well known that blogging is a fantastic method in order to increase your website’s traffic, and what better what to do so than with an extension which has been created with the sole purpose of allowing websites to blog and optimise for SEO all in one. The product offers a cheap and reliable solution to a very basic adaptation that will provide floods of traffic to your site month on month.

The module comes with premium support, offers a multi-store and multilingual options.

OpenStock - OC ALL VERSIONS

Use OpenStock to create individual prices and stock levels for each of your product variations, instead of having to list each variation as a separate product. If your products are available in multiple variations, OpenStock is a must-have module for your OpenCart store. OpenStock allows you to see which variations of your products you sell the most and helps you to manage your stock levels more efficiently. Managing product options is easy with the user-friendly administrator are - simply select a product or enter a stock value and SKU code. OpenStock gives you individual control over features each variant; active or inactive, subtract stock, SKU code and stock level. Stock control can be performed on select, radio or image choice, making it ideal for clothing stores who offer size and colour options.

Please get in touch before purchasing this module, so we can advise on the best package for you.

Excelport - OC 1.5.1.3+

ExcelPort is a reliable tool that lets you export all your product data into an Excel file, edit it, and then import it again in OpenCart with the modified products. It’s a fantastic plug-in that supports multiple fields, handles memory extremely well and allows you to import/export in bulk making the whole process much more streamlined and efficient.

The module comes with premium support, offers a multi-store and multilingual options.

Restrict Catalogue - OC ALL VERSIONS

Restrict Catalog by Customer Group is now available for OpenCart 2.x and includes a range of new features. With this OpenCart module, you can specify exactly which areas of your store you'd like members of each customer group to be able to view - giving you the ability to quickly create a trade / wholesale section of your store. Through restricting elements of your store's catalogue, you remove the need for multiple OpenCart stores - saving you both time and money. You can also restrict payment and shipping methods, making it possible to reserve certain methods for certain groups of customers.

Please get in touch before purchasing this module, so we can advise on the best package for you.

Final thoughts

Based on customer feedback and our extensive knowledge of OpenCart through our 7+ years of working with the platform, any one of these modules will add significant value to your website or eCommerce store. Get in touch if you have any further queries.

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