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Opencart Chat version2

Updated 10 October 2023

Opencart Chat version2 module provides the feature of chat between admin and customer. This is the only chat system in the Opencart community that is not based on any API or subscription plan. Due to this, all the data of the chat system is stored in the admin’s server.  Also, you receive open source code so that anyone can customize it.

Watch the video to understand the extension workflow:


Features of Opencart Chat

  • All browser working.
  • Everything is based on ajax.
  • Awesome emoticons.
  • It is available on whole admin side not on any specific page.
  • Lots of customization options are available to make it as per the theme.
  • Chat box can have an image as it’s background that enhances its beauty.

Installation Of Opencart Chat

Installation of Opencart Chat module is very simple. In the zip file, you will find 3 folders admin, catalog, and ocmod . You just need to move admin and catalog folders into the root directory of your opencart website.


Once you have uploaded the file then login to admin and from catalog section go to Extensions> Extension installer and upload the xml file. The xml file can be found on the ocmod folder under module directory.


After that  uploading the XML file go to the Extensions > Modification and click on refresh field.

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After that in Admin panel go to System -> Users -> Usergroup and edit ‘Administrator’ and select all for both Access and Modify Permission and save it.

Now navigate to Extensions->Modules to install and edit the Opencart Chat Module.

Configuration Of Opencart Chat

 clicking on the edit button admin can enable the module and configure it with the provided options.


After the module is enabled and saved chat option become available at the admin end like this.


After clicking on the chat option, chat list with all customer is visible. The icon color of the chat tab indicates the availability of the customer.


When admin is working and there is an incoming message then the notification will there. Also, there are beautiful emoticons in the chat system.

When any message comes both admin and buyer can see that in the title.


Module Translation

As this Opencart Chat version2 module supports multiple languages so this section will describe how to make the module work in different languages. Please check this link for language translation

Front End of Opencart Chat

A buyer needs to log in to chat.


After logging in customer can chat with the admin.


Header color change when there is a new message.

Unread Message

Thus, emoticons are available at customer side also.


The buyers can expand the size of the chat box according to their requirements like this.


Chat box with bigger size


That’s all for the Opencart Chat module, still have any issue feel free to add a ticket and let us know your views to make the module better at

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

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