Creating a POS Agent or Admin in OpenCart Point of Sale: A Step-by-Step Guide

In the realm of e-commerce, managing point of sale (POS) systems efficiently is crucial for business success. OpenCart, a popular open-source e-commerce platform, offers a robust POS system that allows you to create POS agents or admins seamlessly. In this guide, we will walk you through the process of creating a POS agent or admin in OpenCart Point of Sale.

Step 1: Accessing OpenCart Admin Panel

To begin, log in to your OpenCart Admin Panel using your credentials.

Step 2: Navigating to POS Settings

Once logged in, navigate to the Opencart POS settings by clicking on "POS" in the main menu.

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Step 3: Creating a POS User

In the POS settings, locate and click on "POS Users." Here, you will find options to manage POS users, including creating new ones.

Step 4: Entering Customer Details

When creating a new POS user, you will be prompted to enter customer details. Fill out the necessary information, ensuring to specify whether the user is a POS agent or admin.

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Step 5: Assigning Customers (Optional)

Additionally, you have the option to assign any existing customer from your OpenCart website admin to serve as a POS agent or admin.

Step 6: Accessing OpenCart Website Admin

To assign customers, go back to the OpenCart Admin Panel and navigate to "Customers." Click on "Edit Customer" for the customer you wish to assign as a POS agent or admin.

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Step 7: Finalizing POS Agent/Admin Creation

In the customer edit page, navigate to the "Other" section. Here, you will find options to designate the customer as a POS agent or admin. Select the appropriate role and save the changes.

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Step 8: Confirmation

Once the steps above are completed, the designated customer will be created as a POS agent or admin in your OpenCart Point of Sale system.


Creating a POS agent or admin in OpenCart Point of Sale is a straightforward process that can be completed within a few simple steps. By following this guide, you can efficiently manage your POS system, empowering your business with streamlined operations and enhanced customer service.