Up & Running with OpenCart to create online E-Commerce shops
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Up & Running with OpenCart to create online E-Commerce shops

Learn OpenCart and apply it in real time with a live example. Become OpenCart Expert & start your E-Commerce Webiste
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Created by W. Arif Hussain
Last updated 6/2017
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Install and Setup the core OpenCart 2 E-Commerce Platform
  • Configure different options to suite your business modal
  • Configure different Shipping Methods
  • Configure Different Payment Methods
  • Set up FREE SSL connection to your OpenCart 2 Installation
  • Setting up Prices, Banners, Slideshows
  • Configuring different Options for different occations
  • Going Live with OpenCart 2 and managing Orders and Deliveries
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  • You should have a publically accessible Domain Name
  • You should have Linux based Web Hosting with CPanel
  • You should be a basic user of Computer and be able to browse Internet

OpenCart is one of the fasted growing E-Commerce software that is very fast, lightweight on server, easily customizable and open source. Its intuitive admin panel makes it easy to manage and administer all the operations. People from non-technical walk of life can also easily manage the store and run their business online.

Since its open source, its most affordable solution for small and medium stores. It does support multi-store feature and can handle thousands of products.

As this course will make you a good expert on OpenCart without any programming, so you should not expect to learn from this course:

  • OpenCart Core Development
  • OpenCart Extensions Development
  • OpenCart Theme Development
  • PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript or any other Web Development Programming although all of these programming languages have been used inside the OpenCart itself.

The goal of this course is to give you a good knowledge of OpenCart and understanding of its workings. By end of this course you will be able to:

  • Install and Setup E-Commerce Storefronts (Online Shop) using OpenCart
  • Backup and Restore OpenCart to an earlier working stage
  • Customize OpenCart with Themes and Extensions
  • Manage OpenCart and Administer daily activities
  • Process Orders and Deliveries
Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners to Setup E-Commerce Website in OpenCart 2
  • Business Owner to Launch E-Commerce Website on their own
  • Freelancers to get started with OpenCart 2
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
Introduction to the course and instructor
6 Lectures 35:55


My name is WajhuAllah Arif Hussain, I am a developer and entrepreneur with over 12 Years of experience in developing, designing and running my own business for last almost 7 years.

I don't consider myself expert but I strongly believe in "when there is Will there is a Way" concept and I peruse it very strongly.

I will be your instruction and we will learn about setting up a completely functional and professional looking E-Commerce Website using OpenCart in this course.

Please note that this course is strictly not about teaching coding or programming, Opencart Theme Development or Plugin/Extension Development.

Preview 03:56

By now you know my name already. I started my career as a programmer and kept learning different Programming Languages, Frameworks, Technologies and after serving 5 years in a single job I started my own business. Since then I running my business for last 7 years designing, developing and maintaining different websites for my clients.

I have over 12 years of experience in






HTML, CSS, JavaScript and JQuery etc.

I have used different tools and software to build simple Form Application to complex GIS applications.

Preview 00:40

In this lecture we will walk through the default demo store front as well as some other templates to explore the versatility available. This lecture is for absolute beginners so if you have worked with OpenCart before you can easily skip this lecture.

OpenCart Tour - Store Front


In this lecture we briefly explore the admin panel of OpenCart. However if you have previous working experience with OpenCart you can simply skip this lecture as well.

Unlike the front-end the Admin panel is not usually customized from design perspective however you can install different extension to extend the OpenCart core functionality and will find different options inside Admin Panel different then the core one.

OpenCart Tour - Admin Panel

In this lecture we compare OpenCart version 1 and 2 in the following areas

  1. Technical differences
  2. Visual differences
  3. Functional differences
Differences in OpenCart 1 and OpenCart 2

Attached a PDF with brief outline of advantages and disadvantage of the OpenCart Software

Advantages and Disadvantages of OpenCart
Installation and Initial Setup
5 Lectures 22:44

Downloading and extracting the OpenCart software from its official website.

Downloading the OpenCart 2 from internet

Installing the OpenCart 2 from CPanel Built-in installer

Installing OpenCart 2 Manually

Cleaning the pre-loaded Information from initial Install

Setting up basic Information for your E-Commerce Website
Setting up Shipping and Payments
4 Lectures 20:13

Setting up Shipping Methods

Setting up Payment Methods

Setting up a Restore Point for Back up and Restore
Setting up Categories and Manufecturers
3 Lectures 12:45
Setting up Categories and Sub-Categories

Setting up Manufacturers (Brands)

Backing up work done till here
Starting with Products
3 Lectures 23:05
Setting up your First Product with basic information

Main Image and additional Products Images
Improving the Look and Feel of your E-Commerce Store
3 Lectures 12:09
Setting up Banners

Setting up Sliders

About the Instructor
W. Arif Hussain
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773 Students
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Developer & Entrepreneur with over 12 Years of experience

My name is WajhuAllah Arif Hussain, or simply called Arif.

I have an experience of over 12 years developing and designing different software for different requirements ranging from Simple Form Applications to GIS (Geographic Information System) and Gaming Applications in a variety of technologies including but not limited to:
ASP .net, C#, VB .net, SQL Server, MySQL, PHP, WordPress, OpenCart, and more ...

I love photography, coding, designing UI/UX, problem solving and technology that improve human life.