This website uses cookies, to improve our services and your experience as a user. If you continue surfing in the web, we will consider you accepting its use. You can read more about our cookie policy clicking here

Extension Custom SideBar Menu for OpenCart.

Technical Information.

Current Version: 1.0.0

Published: 22 November 2018

Compatible with OpenCart 2.0.1.0, 2.0.1.1, 2.0.2.0, 2.0.3.1, 2.1.0.1, 2.1.0.2, 2.2.0.0, 2.3.0.2, 3.0.0.0, 3.0.1.1, 3.0.1.2, 3.0.2.0

Description of the module.

With this OpenCart extension you can add to the left column or the right column, a unlimited number of blocks with a list of links that you can customize from the administration area.

Within each link block you can configure:

Module Name: The name of the menu, which you can hide or not, according to the configuration options you select later. Multi-language support.

Description.: A description text, which you can hide or position at the beginning or end of the link block, according to the configuration options you select later. Multi-language support.

A list of links, each with the following properties:

  • Sort the elements in a simple way by dragging each link in the administration screen.
  • The type of link (Category, Product, Manufacturers or Brands, Information, OpenCart Page, Anchor Link, or Customize a URL).
  • The value of the link, with autocomplete functionality in the case of having previously selected the type of link category, product, manufacturers or brands, information, or opencart page.
  • Select if the link should open on the same page or in a new window.
  • Customize CSS including CSS classes in each link.
  • Customize the Status
  • Customize the name of the link, in each installed language.

Customize the appearance of the title or header, text, and links, from the adminsitration page: You will be able to setup custom CSS properties such as: background color, text color, font size and other appearance options from the administration.

More options:

In the case of anchor links, often used to drive the user to a section within the same page, it is possible to configure animated scroll, with support for menu behaviors in upper fixed position, compensating the animation with a higher margin.

Installation.

If this is your first install of the module, and you are not upgrading to the latest version, follow this steps to install the extension.

  1. Always make a backup of your site before install new modules or extensions.
  2. Be sure to locate the files that correspond to the version you are using from OpenCart.
  3. Download and unzip the file.
  4. Locate the file "custom-menu-links.ocmod.zip" in the folder of unzipped files.
  5. Go to Extensions > Extension Installer and upload the located file: "custom-menu-links.ocmod.zip".
  6. Go to System > Users > User Groups. Select a User Group and assign Access and Modify permissions to "module/custommenulinks".
  7. Go to, Extensions > Modules and click on install button, next to "Custom Menu Sidebar".
  8. Go to, Extensions > Modules. Click on edit button, next to "Custom Menu Sidebar".
  9. You are ready to start using your extension

Upgrade.

If this is not your first install of the module, and you are just upgrading to the latest version, follow this steps to upgrade the extension.

  1. Always make a backup of your site before upgrade a module or extension.
  2. Be sure to locate the files that correspond to the version you are using from OpenCart.
  3. Download and unzip the file.
  4. Locate the file "custom-menu-links.ocmod.zip" in the folder of unzipped files.
  5. Go to Extensions > Extension Installer and upload the located file: "custom-menu-links.ocmod.zip".
  6. Go to, Extensions > Modules. Click on edit button, next to "Custom Menu Sidebar".
  7. You are ready to start using your extension

Custom Theme Integration.

In case that you need a custom theme integration, please contact us.

Support.

If you found a problem with the extension, please let us know, we will be there for assist you.

¿Are you happy with this extension?

Your opinion is highly valuable to us. If you have special needs or sugestion about this module and how can we improve to be more usefull, please contact us and let us know your comments.

If you are happy with this extension and our support, we would appreciate if you rated it on the OpenCart Marketplace Extensions.