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How to display module on all layouts in OpenCart 2

March 14, 2015 - By 

OpenCart 2 has new layout system. It allows you to display modules in layout easier. But it has a weakness.

If you want to display module, the Category module for example, in all pages, you have to edit each layout and add module to them.

It is time-consuming. To solve it, viethemes has just create a extension All Layouts. It allows to add module in one layout to show in all pages.

You can see the extension in details on OpenCat.com: All Layout by viethemes.

If you have any question about the extension, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email: viethemes@gmail.com.


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Explore Extension Installer & Modification System of OpenCart 2

February 1, 2015 - By 

OpenCart 2 was released with many new awesome features. Now it is the time for us to investigate inportant features of OpenCart 2 closer. In this post I will introduce about Extension Installer & Modification System.

1. Extension Installer

In OpenCart 1, when you want to install extension you have to use FTP client or CPANEL to upload files of extension to your site. This is complicated for us, right?

OpenCart 2 added the functionality Extension Installer to help us with this problem. This functionality allow us to upload extension and install it directly.

Extension Installer will accept two types of extension: Single Extension and Package Extension.

Single Extension

Single Extension is a xml file which follows the structure of OCMOD and the name of file has the extension .ocmod.xml.
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