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Opencart Grid View by Default

Opencart Grid View by Default

This is a tutorial or how to guide to help you make OpenCart 1.5 display the grid view by Default.

This is really really simple and easy to do, and why there’s no option in the OpenCart Admin Area to specify this is beyond me, however.
Open > your themes folder > template > common > footer.tpl

And then before

Add this code:



And that’s it – you’re done!

Enjoy 🙂

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Premium OpenCart 1.5 Themes & Templates

OpenCart Themes

Here is my top 3 OpenCart 1.5 Themes / OpenCart Templates that I think, help make OpenCart the #1 choice in the ecommerce world. These Opencart themes are cheap, and can give your store the professional look to ensure you sell as much as possible online.

1)  Fashionista Premium OpenCart 1.5 Theme

OpenCart 1.5 Theme

Fashionista is a premium OpenCart theme with stylish modern design look, which can be used on variety of web stores. It’s extensive use of the powerfull jQuery javascript framework it delivers the ultimate web store experience that every customer likes. Built from the ground up with precision and utilizing powerfull theme color changer, you will be able to create the web store you want!

Works on OpenCart v1.5.0, v1.5.0.1, v1.5.0.2, v1.5.0.3, v1.5.0.4, v1.5.0.5, v1.5.1, v1.5.1.1

 

2)  Shoppica – Premium Open Cart Theme

Premium Open Cart Theme

Shoppica is a stylish premium OpenCart theme (currently supported versions are 1.4.9.3/1.4.9.4/1.4.9.5/1.5.0.5/1.5.1/1.5.1.1). The clean and modern design allows you to use the theme for every kind of online shop. In combination with the powerfull option to change all the element’s color, Shoppica theme give you the possibility to make a unique e-commerce website that stands out of the crowd!

 

3)  Kinder – 4 in 1 Premium OpenCart template

Premium OpenCart Template

Kinder is a visually beautiful, technically advanced Open Cart theme. It comes with 4 colour schemes (blue and cool, black and elegant, green and vibrant, orange and warm) so you can choose the one that will suit your taste. The design is clean and attractive and it’s packed with some nice jQuery effects making it a better shopping experience for your customers. We think that this is a beautiful theme that will work well with any kind of shop, especially the ones selling online clothes, kids products, cosmetics, beauty products, perfumes, furniture, jewellery and watches.

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Custom Category Templates and CSS in OpenCart 1.5 +

Custom Category Templates and Custom Category CSS for OpenCart relates to the following tested versions:

OpenCart version(s):  1.5.0, 1.5.0.1, 1.5.0.2, 1.5.0.3, 1.5.0.4, 1.5.0.5

> Newly tested on OpenCart 1.5.1.1 and works

This was tested today on OpenCart v 1.5.0.5 today and was working flawlessly.

Ever wanted to have a custom category template (hard coded elements) On certain categories – or to totally change the layout completely?  Or maybe you’d just like different CSS?

These instructions relate to the default theme of OpenCart but should work for any theme provided you change the default bit with the themes name!

Open: catalog/controller/product/category.php

Find (Line 329):

if (file_exists(DIR_TEMPLATE . $this->config->get('config_template') . '/template/product/category.tpl')) {
$this->template = $this->config->get('config_template') . '/template/product/category.tpl';
} else {
$this->template = 'default/template/product/category.tpl';
}

Replace With:

//start custom category design by ItsAdam.co.uk
if (file_exists(DIR_TEMPLATE . $this->config->get('config_template') . '/template/product/category.tpl')) {
if ($category_id == 1) { //Category 1
$this->template = $this->config->get('config_template') . '/template/product/category1.tpl';
} elseif ($category_id == 2) { //Category 2
$this->template = $this->config->get('config_template') . '/template/product/category2.tpl';
} elseif ($category_id == 3) { //Category 3
$this->template = $this->config->get('config_template') . '/template/product/category3.tpl';
} elseif ($category_id == 4) { //Category 4
$this->template = $this->config->get('config_template') . '/template/product/category4.tpl';
} else { //default
$this->template = $this->config->get('config_template') . '/template/product/category.tpl';
}
} else {
$this->template = 'default/template/product/category.tpl';
}
//end custom category design

For our new custom categories we will need to create the templates so that they’re viewable and custom.

Find: catalog/view/theme/product/category.tpl

And duplicate it and name it inline with the naming in the above code, ie category1.tpl etc etc

This OpenCart Mod is published for free to the Community, if you require more extensive modifications or OpenCart Themes, contact by email:

opencart at itsadam.co.uk

Sorry for the anti-spam measure, I get lots of traffic and even more spam 🙁

New! Download these instructions in plain text format (handy if you copy and paste and it’s not working or wordpress ignores the code tag).

Download the Instructions in Plain Text Format