OpenCart 2 Installation

Learn how to add TrustSpot to your OpenCart 2 Store.

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Written by Beth
Updated over a week ago

This article will help you install TrustSpot on your OpenCart 2 based store.

If you get stuck at any point, feel free to jump on Live Chat and one of our team members will provide guidance in getting the code installed. You can also email us at:

Installing TrustSpot to your Store

Step 1:  Visit the Integrations Tab on the menu within your TrustSpot Account and select OpenCart. We have 2 listings:  2.0 - 2.2 & 2.3

Step 2: Download the OpenCart 2 module to your computer. 

Step 3: Extract the ZIP file contents to a folder. You should have 2 items:

  • admin folder

  • catalog folder

Step 4: Upload all files to your store's root directory for OpenCart 2.

After you've successfully installed TrustSpot to your OpenCart 2 store, the next step is to configure your credentials and settings.

Connecting your plugin to TrustSpot

Step 4: From within your OpenCart 2 backend, go to:

  • Extensions > Extensions

  • From the drop-down, select "Modules" 

  • Scroll down til you see "TrustSpot Reviews", and than click the Install button

  • Click the Edit button

Step 5: Enter in your Account Email, TrustSpot API Key & Secret Key and than click the "Verify API Data" button, before clicking Save.

To obtain your API Key and Secret Key from TrustSpot, click on the "Account Settings" link on the top right of your TrustSpot Account. Once on that page, scroll down to view your API Key and Secret Key. 

Step 6: The last step is to upload your installer file for OpenCart, go to:

  • Extensions > Extensions Installer

  • Find the "trustspot_install.ocmod" file from the ocmod folder, and upload it here.

  • Next click on: Extensions > Modifications and press Refresh at the top 

TrustSpot should now be installed and ready for configuration.

Configuring your module settings

Below the credentials area, are all of your settings for the TrustSpot plugin. 

Note: The following settings (Widget and Star Ratings) are for Product Reviews Only, which begin on our Growth Plan

Order Status:

When an order is set to this order status, the information will be sent to TrustSpot, in order to start the review request process. The review request will than be sent to the customer based on your settings under the "automatic email settings" portion of your TrustSpot account. 

Show Mini Stars on Category Pages

If you'd like to show stars under products on your category pages, enable this option. 

Show Mini Stars on Product Pages

If you'd like to show stars under the product name on the product pages, enable this option. 

Widget Location

TrustSpot uses this setting to determine where to place your product review widget. If it doesn't show up right away - don't worry! Our team is standing by to help with any template questions. 

Common Settings > Status

This tells OpenCart if this module is enabled or disabled for use on your store.

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