OpenCart 2 Documentation


Thank you for purchasing an OpenCart template. This documentation consists of several parts and shows you the entire process of how to set up and administer an OpenCart Web store from scratch. We did our best to make this manual as clear and easy to follow as possible.

What is OpenCart?

OpenCart - is an Open Source e-commerce application. OpenCart provides easy customizations of your online store. OpenCart community includes a number of users starting from the experienced web developers looking for the user-friendly interface, ending with shopkeepers that start their online business for the first time. OpenCart provides a great amount of features that allow you to control your store. Using OpenCart tools you can easily uncover the store potential. More details

Template structure

The template package you have downloaded consists of several folders. Let's see what each folder contains:
  • documentation
    includes detailed quick-start guide on the engine and template installation;
    • documentation.html
      main documentation file. You are reading it at the moment
  • screenshots
    contains template screenshots;
  • themeXXX
    contains the following folders/files:
    • themeXXX(full).zip
      OpenCart engine archive, template file and sample data files (for the complete installation from scratch);
    • themeXXX(update).zip
      template archive without sample data files (for the installation over existing store);
    • themeXXX(extensions).zip
      archive with the xml-files;
  • info.txt
    contains instructions on how to extract source files;
    archive with the source files. It includes the following folders/files:
    • psd
      Adobe Photoshop source files (.psd);
    • SCSS
      source files with the template CSS styles created with the help of SCSS