How do I install OpenCart extensions?

It is very easy to install OpenCart extensions. Here is the procedure:

  1. Download the extension from the Downloads area in your OpenCart account.
  2. Do NOT extract the XML file from the ZIP file. Also, do NOT rename the zip file.
  3. Log in to the Admin area of your website and go to "Extensions >> Installer.
  4. Click the "Upload" button and locate the zip file and select it.
  5. Wait until the Install Progress bar reaches the end and you get a message that says "Success: You have modified extensions!"
  6. Go to "Modifications" where you will see the OCMOD installed. Click the blue "Refresh" button in the top right corner.
  7. Refresh your site and the extension will be completely installed.
  8. Check your website to ensure that the extension you just installed is working.

For a graphical representation of the installation steps, please click here.