18 Useful Extensions for OpenCart
OpenCart is a leading open-source ecommerce platform. With nearly 3,000 free and premium extensions available, OpenCart is also feature-rich and highly customizable.
Here is a list of extensions to tailor your OpenCart site. There are extensions to enhance your cart’s functionality, promote your social networking, streamline customer purchasing, and more. All of these extensions are free.
- Facebook Connect. This extension allows your customers to register and log in using their Facebook accounts.
- Latest Products RSS. This extension allows your users to subscribe to an RSS feed of your latest products.
- Google Checkout. This module provides Google Checkout cart payment for express checkout.
- Wholesale Price List.
This enables your customers to easily view and print all products as a list.
- Visitor Counter. Use this module to count visitors on your site and display it on your pages.
- Yahoo! Messenger. Add a Yahoo! Messenger live chat dialogue to your store.
- Zopim Live Chat. This is a simple live chat widget that lets you sell directly to your online customers.
- Product Filter By Category.* Enable your customers to filter products by category.
- PayPal Express Checkout This module allows your customers to complete transactions quickly with their PayPal shipping and billing information so they don’t have to re-enter it on your site.
- Special Price Period Countdown.
With this extension your buyers will see a countdown timer on product details pages where you have set a special price.
- Facebook Ecommerce Browser.
This extension allows you to quickly start advertising your existing shop via your Facebook page. It automatically updates with your product catalogue, without maintaining a separate product list.
- Bitcoin Bit-Pay.com.
This extension enables your store to accept Bitcoin payments.
- Customer Testimonials. This extension allows you to do add/edit testimonials given by customers and display them on your storefront.
- Follow Me. This module enables your customers to follow you on Facebook and Twitter.
- Related Products Module. This module displays any related products in a side column.
- One Left. This is a module that displays products with only one left.
- Category Product Home. This module displays products of a specified category on the home page. Select a category in the admin and display its products.
- PDF Watermark.
Use this module to create a unique watermark on PDFs that are downloaded from your OpenCart. Ideal for ebook sellers looking for a way to discourage piracy.