SO Categories

This guide will help you install SO Categories step by step.
 

1REQUIREMENT – Back to top

At the basic level, this module will require the following conditions:

  • Compatible with version OpenCart: OpenCart 2.x
  • Have responsive

2INSTALLATION – Back to top

2.1 FTP Configuration

There are two ways to configure FTP

Option 1:

Step 1: Please go to System >> Settings >> Your Store >> Click “Edit” button

Step 2: Click FTP tab and enter the FTP username & password…

Option 2:

Step 1:Please go Here to dowload file XML of “Quick Fix”

Step 2: Please go to Extensions >> Extension Installer >> Click Upload and select file XML which you just dowloaded

Then You should see the message Success

Step 3: Go to Extension >> Modifications >> Click “Refresh” button

2.2 Module Installation

Prepare your module package

  • In your Administrator page, go to Extensions >> Extension Installer >> Click Upload and select file so-categories.ocmod.zip.

    Then You should see the message Success

  • In this page, choose module “SO Categories”, click Install button

  • Please wait for module being installed, usually within several seconds
  • To Create the name of this module, please go to Extensions >> Modules >> Choose module “SO Categories” >> Click “Edit” button

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  • Enter the name of the Module and fill the fields in the tabs. Then click “Save” button
  • To Edit the module you have created, there are two ways
    • Options 1: Choose the module you have Created >> Then Edit it
    • Options 2: Please go to Extensions >> Modules >> Choose the module you have Created >> Click “Edit” button
  • After you have installed and configured a module you can add it to a layout: Please go to Design >> Layouts >> Choose the layout you want to display
  • For Example: we choose “Home” layout

3MODULE CONFIGURATION – Back to top

3.1 Module Demo

3.2 Module Configuration

SO Categories are configured in 4 groups of parameters following:

  • General Options
  • Source Options
  • Category Options
  • Image Options

General Options.

  • Device Class Suffix – Allow to Displays the number of columns on devices with different sizes.
  • # Column – Allow to set number of column for each device:
    • For devices have screen width from 1200px to greater.
    • For devices have screen width from 992px up to 1200px.
    • For devices have screen width from 768px up to 992px.
    • For devices have screen width from 480px up to 768px.
    • For devices have screen width less than or equal 480px.
  • Theme – Allow to choose 1 of 4 theme: Theme1/Theme2/Theme3/Theme4
  • Open Link – Allow to set target for links:
    • New Window.
    • Same Window.

Source Options.

  • Category – Allow to choose categories which you want to show.
  • Child Category – Allow to include or exclude products from child categories.
  • Category Depth – The number of child category levels to return.
  • Count – The number of products to display. The default value of “0” will display all products.

Categpry Options.

  • If you choose: Category Options, you need to fill param below:
    • Display Category Title – Allow to display title of Category OR not.
    • Title Max Chars Category – Max Chars of Category Title. “0” to unlimit length.
  • If you choose: Sub Category Options, you need to fill param below:
    • Display Sub Category Title – Allow to display Sub Category Title OR not.
    • Title Max Chars Sub Category – Max Chars of Sub Category Title. 0 to unlimit length.
    • Show Total Products – Allow to show/hide Total Products.

Image Options.

  • Category Image – Allow to show/hide Category Image.
  • Width – Allow to set width of image.
  • Height – Allow to set height of image.
  • Background – Allow to set the color of image background..
  • Place holder Path (or Url) – The path or URL of Default Image..

Advanced

  • Pre-text – Allow to enter intro text of the module.
  • Post-text – Allow to enter footer text of the module.
  • Caching – Select whether to cache the content of this module.
  • Cache Time – The time in seconds before the module is recached.

4SUPPORT – Back to top

Thank you so much for purchasing this module. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please send us via: Submit a Ticket

Thanks so much!