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    Opencart Base Price Management

    Opencart Base Price Management extension is very handy to set the product price as the price of an available option price (added to the product) by the admin of the website. The admin from the backend can easily set the product base price as an option for each and every product.

    The admin has to manually select the  default option value to set its price as the product base price. The selected price of the option will be displayed everywhere including product page.

    Any special price/discount added to the product is removed. This is very useful for the stores where no need for any Base Price, but the price must change as option changes.

    Use Case

    For Example:- If there is a product “cake,” quantity 30, each weighing 100gms have $100 as the price. Moreover, if a customer wishes to buy 1kg of the same, so customer needs to add 10 quantity of the product to cart. However, to make it simpler if the base price options were added on the product page then it would be much simpler for the customer to buy the product without being much involved.

    Like if two additional base price options were also displayed on product page like “Cake,” weight 500gms price $250 and other option having weight 1kg price $500. Then it would work efficiently for the customer to buy the product with ease. Simply the customer will select the base price option for 1Kg, quantity 1 that’s it..


    The following are the features of the Opencart Base Price Management module:-

    • Enable/disable the extension
    • Configure whether selecting an option is required or not
    • Select measurement class – weight or length
    • Add multiple options for a product
    • Upload image for each option
    • Set price according to each option
    • Separate SKU and quantity management
    • Can set price priority for the product.


    Upload Files

    First, extract the downloaded zip file. After that, open the correct Opencart Version Folder. According to Opencart Version installed in your system. Then, upload admin and catalog to the Opencart root directory.bgh

    Refresh Modifications

    The user can navigate through Extensions > Modifications. Now click the Refresh button as visible in below screenshot.


    Edit User Groups

    After that, go to System > Users > Usergroups. And then edit ‘Administrator’. Click Select All for both Access Permission and Modify Permission and Save it.

    replace add to cart button


    Now navigate to Extensions > Modules. Find Base Price Management from the list. Click the Install button as visible in the screenshot below.2

    Admin End Configuration Of Base Price Management

    After the successful installation of the Webkul Base Price Management, the admin can navigate through the Extension > Extensions > Modules as shown in the image.


    The admin can manage the configurations under Extension > Modules >Webkul Base Price Management. 


    The admin can click on the Edit button for the Base Price Management so as to configure the settings for Admin & Customer. 

    Now on the Base Price Management edit page, the admin can easily configure the module features as shown below.3

    The admin can configure the settings for Base Price Management as under:

    Status:- The admin can enable or disable the module.

    Remove Product’s Other Options:- If the option is selected as “Yes” then only base price options are visible on the product page and other existing options got removed

    And if the option is selected as “No” then with the existing options the base price option is also visible on the product page.

    Price Priority: The admin can drag the base price or special/discount to sort which price will get visible as default on the product page at frontend.

    How to Add Base Price?

    The admin can add base price to a product by navigating to Catalog>Products and then can select and edit an existing product or add a new product.


    Now after clicking on the edit button for a product, you can see the product edit page.


    Now on the product edit page, the admin will click on option tab and under option tab will choose base price to add.


    Here the admin will choose base price as an option and then fill the detailed information for each product’s option – upload image, title (including translation), set price, SKU, quantity, make it default, and sort order.


    From here the admin can:-

    Required:- Can select base price option “Yes” or “No” as to be used with the product.

    Measurement Class:- Can choose in between “Length” & “Weight” for the option.

    Weight:- Can choose between different weighing units like Kilogram, Ounce, Pound & Gram.

    Can add multiple options with product image, name, SKU, Price, quantity & sort order. and after this can save the options with their respective base prices.

    Is Default:- Can set the specific option as default, which will be visible as main product price on the product page.

    Front End Workflow

    Now at the frontend, the customer will choose the desired product from the catalog page. As shown in the below snapshot.


    The customer can choose the product based on the desired weight of that particular product. Like in the snapshot below, the customer can choose from the mentioned available options with their respective base prices.


    The product main price will change as per the selected product from the available options. As shown in the below screenshots.

    1. When first available option is chosen.


    2. When the second option is chosen.


    What if Price Priority is selected as “Special Price”?


    If during the Base Price configuration, the admin has selected price priority as Special/Discount. Then at the frontend on the product page, only the special price of the product will be visible to the customer.

    Even if the base price options are available for that product and if the customer chooses them, then also the price for the product will remain the same i.e. the special price for the product. As shown in the snapshot below.


    That’s all for Opencart Base Price Management. For any kind of technical assistance, just raise a ticket at and for any doubt contact us at [email protected]

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    Supported Framework Version - 2.x.x.x, 3.x.x.x

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  • Vikas Verma
    Can I see the demo after the selection of the Special Price?
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