So Deals

This guide will help you install SO Deals 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

    Then You should see the message Success

  • In this page, choose module “SO Deals”, 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 Deals” >> Click “Edit” button


  • 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


3.1 Module Demo

3.2 Module Configuration

SO Deals are configured in 5 groups of parameters following:

  • General Options
  • Source Options
  • Items Options
  • Images Options
  • Effect Options

General Options.

  • Module Class Suffix – Allow to input class suffix.
  • Open Link – Allow to set target for links:
    • New Window.
    • Same Window.
  • Include JS – Allow to include JS.
  • # 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.
  • Rows – Allow to enter Number rows.
  • Position Thumbnail – Allow to choose Position Thumbnail.

Source Options.

  • Category – Allow to choose categories which you want to show.
  • Child Category Products – Allow to include or exclude products from child categories.
  • Category Depth – The number of child category levels to return.
  • Product Order By – Allow to choose 1 of 7: Name/Model/Price/Quantity/Rating/Sort Order/Date Add.
  • Ordering Direction – Allow to select ordering direction: Ascending/Descending.
  • Count – The number of products to display. The default value of “0” will display all products.

Items Options

  • Display Title – Allow to display title of item OR not.
  • Title Maxlength – The maxlength of item’s title. Set “0” to show full title.
  • Display Description – Allow to display description of item OR not.
  • Description Maxlength – The max length of item’s description can be showed.
  • Display Price – Allow to display Price of Product OR not…
  • Display Add To Cart – Allow to display add to cart button or not.
  • Display Wishlist – Allow to display wishlish button or not.
  • Display Compare – Allow to display Compare button or not.
  • Display Rating – Allow to show/hide rating for product.
  • Display Sale – Allow to display sale button or not.
  • Display New – Allow to display image New or not.
  • Date day New – Allow to enter number day of product new.
  • Product Image Number – Allow to show number image for product.

Image Options.

  • Product Image – Allow to display Product Image or Not.
  • Get Image From Tab Data – Allow to get image product from tab data image.
  • Get Image From Tab Image – Allow to get image product from tab image.
  • Width – Allow to set width of image.
  • Height – Allow to set height of image.
  • Placeholder Path (or Url) – The path or URL of Default Image.

Effect Options

  • Margin Right Item – Allow to enter margin-right on Item (px).
  • SlideBy Item – Navigation slide by x. page string can be set to slide by page.
  • Auto Play – Allow to Enable/Disable autoplay mode.
  • Auto Interval Timeout – Allow to set the speed of timer. Larger = Slower.
  • Pause On Hover – Allow slideshow effect stop when hover OR NOT.
  • Auto Play Speed – Allow to set speed of auto play.
  • Start Position Item – Allow to Start position or URL Hash string like #id.
  • Mouse Drag – Allow to Enable/Disable the mouse drag OR not.
  • Touch Drag – Allow to set the touch drag on the smart devices OR not.
  • Loop – Allow to display Loop or Not.
  • Button page – Allow to choode Button page: Top/Under.
  • Show Pagination – Allow show/hide pagination for module.
  • Pagination Speed – Allow to set Pagination Speed.
  • Show Navigation – Allow show/hide Navigation for module.
  • Navigation Speed – Allow to set Navigation Speed.
  • Select Effect – Allow to choose the effect for the module.
  • Duration – Allow to set how long animation will run (Lager = Slower).
  • Delay – Allow to set a timer to delay the excution of the next item in the queue (Lager = Slower).


  • 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!