Setting Up OpenCart

Before following the instructions below, please review the OpenCart Integration Overview

Required Parameters

Credentials from OpenCart that need to be entered in CartRover. See below for instructions.

  • Store URL
  • API Key

Step-by-step guide

  1. Begin by downloading the CartRover extension that matches the version of OpenCart you have installed: 

    OpenCart VersionDownload Link
    2.1 & 2.2Download
  2. Go to your OpenCart Admin panel page:  
    1. Navigate to Extensions > Extension Installer inside your OpenCart admin area.
    2. Select the file you just downloaded and upload it.

      If OpenCart shows an error message such as Could not connect or No file found, please use the QuickFix extension to resolve the OpenCart FTP issue. This plugin is not created nor supported by CartRover.

    3. Go to System →  Users →  User Groups. Select whichever User Group(s) you want to have access to API user setup. Make sure that fields feed/gss_api has been checked under both Access Permission and Modify Permission.
    4. Go to Extensions →  Feeds
    5. Find GSS API in the list below and click  to Enable the extension.
      1. If it says that you have no permissions, redo step c. Uninstall this extension, and continue from step d again.
  3. From the left navigation pane in OpenCart click on System Users API 
  4. Click  in the top right corner of the screen to Add New API Key
  5. Enter "CartRover" or similar as the API Name
  6. Click  to generate a new API Key. 
  7. Change the Status field to "Enabled".
  8. Click on the IP Addresses tab and click . Enter the following value:
  9. Repeat the previous step again and this time enter:
  10. Click on the General tab, copy the API Key, and then Save the page with the  icon in the upper right. 
  11. Paste the API Key into the CartRover setup page.
  12. To find your Store URL, go back to OpenCart and from the left navigation pane, click on System → Settings. Copy and paste the Store URL into the CartRover setup page. 
  13. See the OpenCart Settings page for additional settings specific to OpenCart.