Frequently Asked Questions

How to install a new OpenCart extension in Joomla module postions using jCart?

1. Download your new extension from OpenCart Extensions see the Readme file provided with your new extension.
New third party OpenCart extensions can be installed easily with jCart as like as OpenCart.
2. Install them from jCart Admin Panel Left Side Menu: Extensions->Installer
3. If you need to upload files manually for this extension,then upload the files of your new extension to your_joomla_site_path\components\com_jcart folder.
4. Go to jCart Admin Panel Left Side Menu: Extensions->Extensions->Modules ,find your new installed module then install and enable it.
If you want to display this module as a Joomla! left/right side module then you need to follow the following steps too
5. Go to Joomla Admin Panel Top Menu: Extensions->Manage->Manage. Make sure "New Custom Module" is enabled there.
6. Otherwise Install file from modules folder(you will get all the modules in your downloaded jCart package Modules\3.x-4.x folder.) using this Joomla Admin Panel Top Menu: Extensions->Manage->Install
Just browse module and click "Upload & Install" button from "Upload Package File" section.
7. Now go to Joomla Admin Panel Top Menu: Extensions->Modules ,then click on "New" button

8.Select "New Custom Module"

9.Now give your new installed opencart extension's ID and Title and Save it. Extension id is same as extension's file name.
(Here Extension ID is the extension file name.If any extension has multiple instances with same file name then provide module id with dot(.) of the corresponding module instance. You can add "_multiple_columns" with extension filename too to display more products in a single row. You can get filename and module id from Admin Left Side Menu->Extensions->Modules. Install your required module from there and configure it and save.
Then go to again edit page of that module and look at the url. You will get the extension file name and module id from there e.g. category, cart, bestseller, special, featured, featured_multiple_columns, featured.28, featured.28_multiple_columns, information, latest, google_talk, affiliate, manufacturer, account, login etc
If url is something like this
then extension id is: category
If url is something like this
then extension id is: featured.28 . For multiple columns for this module just add "_multiple_columns" at the end as follows: featured.28_multiple_columns)


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