Localisation Part 1: (Store Location, Stock & Order Status)

Store Location

If your e-commerce website is accompanied by one or more physical stores, you can input their location details into your OpenCart system. This way, it will be easy for web users to learn where to find your store.

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Starting from the dashboard, click on System > Localisation > Store Location:

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You will open the Store Locations section where you will find all of the information about your physical stores. There are two main fields – Store Name and Address. When you are done inputting the details about your store, it will appear in this section. You will have an option to Edit the information about a particular store.

Store Locations

Begin by clicking the Add New button:

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Store location details

The next section will reveal all the empty fields you have to fill with the details about your physical store. The mandatory fields are Store Name, Address and Telephone.

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Geocode – this code uses the geographic coordinates of your address. For example, an address like 103 Integer Rd. Corona New Mexico 08219 will be turned into Latitude 34.249772 and Longitude -105.603535. Geocoding used to place your marker on the map.

Fax – input your fax number if you have one.

Image – place the image or logo of your store for easier recognition.

Opening Times – list the opening and closing hours of your store.

Comment – leave any comment you want your customers to know. For example “Checks not accepted.”

Showing the store location in the Contact Us page

After you have completed inputting the details of your physical store, go to System > Settings > Store:

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Scroll down to the bottom and you will see the field named Store Location. If you want the location to be visible in your Contact Us page, enable your location by clicking on the tick.

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The location is now active and will be visible in the Contact Us page of your OpenCart website.

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If you want to remove the details of a store, you can select it from the tick on the left hand side and click the Delete button in the top right corner.

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Stock status

In this section you may create Out of Stock statuses to be displayed on the product page when a product is out of stock. The stock status name is arbitrary.

The default stock status for Out of Stock products can be edited under the option tab in Settings. The specific Out of Stock Status for a product can be edited in the Data tab in Products.

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Order status

Similar to the stock status, when an order is confirmed by the customer they will need to see an order status. The order status can be accessed from their account page in the store front. After the order status names are created, they can be selected under Orders.

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