Opencart Marketplace Store Pickup module allows the customers to use the pickup option for the Marketplace seller products. Under this module, sellers can add different pickup locations. Also, the sellers can add products, the quantity of added products for each pickup location. Now using this module the sellers can provide their customers a faster shipping option where customers can go and collect their product right after the purchase.
This module is an add-on of Opencart Marketplace and to use this module you must have first installed the Opencart Marketplace.
1. This module supports all templates and themes including the Journal theme.
2. Opencart Marketplace Store Pickup module supports the Multi-Store feature of default Opencart.
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Check a brief overview of the plugin –
Features Of Opencart Marketplace Store Pickup
- Customers can check all the stores near them.
- Provides faster product delivery option to the customers.
- Customers do not need to pay the shipping fee.
- The Customer can even choose the store from the product page.
- Admin & Sellers can create as many pickup locations as they want.
- The Admin & Sellers can assign products to the pickup location.
- Admin & Sellers can enter product quantity for each of the products.
- The Admin & Sellers can add pickup address and zip code.
- Admin and sellers can set pickup maximum distance.
- This module supports Multi-language feature.
Note – Google Map API feature is a paid service.
Installation Of Opencart Marketplace Store Pickup
Installation of Opencart Marketplace Store Pickup is very easy. Under the module zip, there are 3 folders admin, catalog, and ocmod. you just need to upload admin and catalog folders to the root directory of the website.
As this 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.
How To Get Google Location API Keys
To configure this module, you will need a geolocation API key.
You can get this API using the following steps :
- Go to: https://console.cloud.google.com
- Login in and go to API’s and Services > Credentials.
3. Create a project here
4. Select API key from the option and Click on create credentials.
5. Credentials will be created
So this is how geolocation API key can be obtained and used to configure our module.
The user needs to follow the given steps for verifying the domain.
Initially, on the Google Cloud Platform page, the user must navigate to APIs & Services > Domain verification as shown below.
This navigates the user to the Domain Verification page, where the user needs to click on the Add Domain button.
A popup shall appear as shown in the image, where the user needs to fill in the Domain URL (https://example.com/) in the text box and click the ADD DOMAIN button.
On clicking the ADD DOMAIN button, another popup opens up bearing a name Verify ownership.
The user must click on TAKE ME THERE, to proceed further.
On clicking the same, it redirects the user to the Webmaster Central page as shown in the image below.
The user must click on ADD A PROPERTY button present on this page.
A textbox opens up where the user needs to add the URL of the property that the user wishes to verify and click on Continue.
Google recommends some steps that the user must follow to verify the URL of the property.
Thereafter, the user can tick-mark the I’m not a robot checkbox and further click Verify button.
Once the verification process is completed, the following page shall appear.
Enable Google API Keys
To enable the Google APIs, the user must open up the Google Cloud Platform page and navigate to the Credentials page.
The user will find All Google Maps APIs dropdown, clicking which the user needs to click on the ENABLE API.
In doing so, a list of Google APIs opens up. If users don’t find the required API, they can type the name of the API in the search box and search for it.
To enable the API, the user needs to click on it.
Geocoding API: Enable
PLaces API: Enable
Admin – Configuration Of Marketplace Opencart Store Pickup
Now the admin will navigate through Modules->Extensions->Marketplace->Edit and then under the Catalog Configuration admin will select the option Store Pickup so as to display it under the seller account menu as shown below in the snapshot.
Also, after clicking on the add button, admin can enter pickup point name, address, zip code and the distance in kilometer or miles. If the admin has entered the distance then the customer under that distance can see the pickup point for the assigned product.
After clicking on the product list admin can see products that are assigned to the pickup point. From here admin can add/ edit the new products to the list. Admin can also enter the product quantity and the quantities of their options.
From here admin can search a product from auto-fill search option and click on the get details button to fetch the product quantity details. Here, admin can enter the quantity of products and options which are available at that pickup point.
Seller – Configuration Of Marketplace Opencart Store Pickup
After clicking on the add button, the seller can enter pickup point name, address, zip code and the distance in kilometer or miles. If the seller has entered the distance then the customer under that distance can see the pickup point for the assigned product.
Also, after clicking on the product list the seller can see the products which are assigned to the pickup point. From here the seller can add/edit the new products to the list. The seller can also enter the product quantity and the quantities of their options.
From here the seller can search a product from auto-fill search option and click on get details button to fetch the product quantity details. Here, the seller can enter the quantity of products and options which are available at that pickup point.
Opencart Marketplace Store Pickup For Customers
If a customer has visited the store and entered the zip code then they do not need to enter the zip code again. The module will show the pickup options available for that product in the previously entered zip code. From here, customers can enter the quantity and click on the add-to-cart button.
In the cart, the customer can see the store name and address.
Now, the customer can add the product to the cart and process the checkout. If the customer has selected the store pickup option then they will not receive the option to enter shipping address and select shipping method. After entering the billing address, the customer can directly select the payment method and confirm the order.
That’s all for Opencart Marketplace Store Pickup module. If you have any query or requirements then feel free to add a ticket and let us know your views to make the module better webkul.uvdesk.com
Current Product Version - 188.8.131.52
Supported Framework Version - 2.0.x.x, 2.1.x.x, 2.2.x.x, 2.3.x.x, 3.x.x.x