What is Multivendor Marketplace for Opencart and How to install it?
OpenCart is empowering numerous business ventures and to extend their capability site owners can also use multivendor marketplace as an add-on. Multivendor marketplace enables the owner to convert their Opencart e-commerce store to a multiple vendor store. Owners can convert their store to a fully functioning marketplace.
Multivendor marketplace facilitates addition of multiple sellers to any existing e-commerce site and tracking the sales. Each seller owns a dedicated personal profile through that they can manage multiple pages for a variety of products. Through this tool owner or Admin can also manage seller commissions. Variety of features of multivendor marketplace aids the seller to perform variety of operations.
Here in this article, we are going to discuss and see the installation steps of Purpletree software for Opencart multi vendor which can provide them a number of features and boost the sale. Some of the unbeatable features of Purpletree marketplace module are:
- User Dashboard
- Admin Panel
- Seller Panel
- Store Page
- Split Order Processing Facility
- Live Chat Facility
- Mobile API
- Bulk Import admin/seller
So just by following below mentioned installation process, you can avail not only above-listed but many other features.
Installation Procedure of PurpletreeOpencart Multivendor Marketplace Software
As we have mentioned in the above-section that Opencart multivendor marketplace has lots of features and can provide a number of benefits to the sellers, so we are going to discuss the step by step installation procedure:
The installation of Purpletree multivendor software can be done by anyone of the below-listed two methods:
1) Using Composer
2) Through downloaded Zip File
To install through composer you will have to update Magneto’s composer.json and will have to edit and change the root directory then prior to beginning below-listed steps you will have to update the versions.
While for the downloaded zip file unpack the zip file inside app/code/Purpletree/Marketplace directory folder that will look like
Now from a shell command prompt run the below-listed commends:
php bin/magneto setup:upgrade
php bin/magneto indexer:reindex
Now after performing extension, you can follow the below-listed installation steps to complete the installation of Purpletreeapplication.
Step1: Login to your OpencartAccount by using valid credentials
Step 2:Goto Extension->Installaer
Step 3: Now upload the appropriate version of the extension
Step 4: Refresh modification cache
Step 5: Now give appropriate user permissions for that Goto System -> User->User Group
Under Administration option, you will find select all option check that option to modify permissions and access all of them and save the changes done so far
Step 6:Now refresh website cache that can be done through the Dashboard:
From here you will have to Refresh “Theme” and “SASS” components.
Step 7:Now you have successfully installed this multivendor extension of Purpletree
For the installation also make sure that cron is set for magneto to access all of the functionalities of the software.
Purpletree Multivendor marketplace module can be easily installed by any Magneto e-commerce site owner. The application is not only able to increase business ROI but also add a number of features to any existing online e-commerce store. Site owners can easily add and manage multiple vendors and extend their site capabilities.