How to Create Custom Fields in OpenCart

Posted on March 30th, 2017

OpenCart is a very popular eCommerce store management system. You can perform all the tasks you have to perform directly from the admin panel of your OpenCart store. One such important thing to manage in an eCommerce store is the custom fields. So, what are the custom fields, and what is the benefit of using custom fields?

Let’s assume you have a number of products with some configuration. Let’s say you are selling computers in your store. The information you have to display in this case is RAM, CPU, Storage, and much more.

Custom fields allow you to create such fields and enter data into that field when you are adding computers to your store as products. In this tutorial, I am going to show you How to create and manage custom fields in an OpenCart store. It is a fairly easy process. So, Let’s get started

Create Custom Fields in OpenCart

To create a custom field, first, open the admin panel of your store and click on the Customers -> Custom Fields option given in the left sidebar of the admin panel. See the following screenshot for reference.

Custom Fields

On this page, you will see a list of fields available right now on your system. If you want to add a new field, click on the “+” button.

Custom Fields

Now, Enter the details about the custom field like Name, Location, Type, Customer group, and much more. With OpenCart, you can enable the custom field for almost all the cases as you can specify the customer group too!

Custom Fields

After entering all the information, click on the Save button given at the top-right corner of the form, just like the following image.

Custom Fields

So, this is how you can enable custom fields in OpenCart. It allows you to structure the data on your site and get more or custom information from your customers. If you like this tutorial, share it with your friends. And let us know in the comment section if you are facing any issues, We will get back to you with help as soon as possible.

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