How to Create Recurring Profiles in OpenCart?
By Jithin on March 4th, 2017
The eCommerce market is booming because it allows users to get a product without going to the market. eCommerce makes the whole purchasing and returning process easy. Along with the products your customers purchase according to their needs, they also need products they have to purchase every month or every week or twice a month. You can easily lock your customer to your valuable customer base by convincing your customer to subscribe to the Recurring profile. The customers subscribed to the recurring profile are very valuable as they pay you on a regular basis if they get a good experience.
If you are using OpenCart, you can easily create and manage recurring profiles to allow your customers to subscribe to your recurring subscription. You can create a recurring profile directly from the admin panel without installing additional extensions to your store. The recurring profiles are important, even Amazon is using it to get recurring payments from the customers. So, Let’s learn how to create and manage recurring profiles in OpenCart.
Create Recurring Profiles in OpenCart
First of all, log in to the admin panel of your OpenCart store. Then, click on the Catalog option given in the left sidebar of the admin panel. It is a drop-down menu, you will see a list of new options.
From the sub-menu, click on the Recurring profiles option to navigate to the page where you can manage these profiles. Refer to the following screenshot to get an idea of where to find the option.
On this page, you will see a list of available recurring profiles in your store. You can update the sort order and actions directly from this page. To create a new profile, click on the “+” button given on the top-right corner of the page.
On this page, Enter all the required information regarding your new recurring profile like Name, price, cycle, status and much more. You can also set the trial period based on your choice.
After entering all the required information, click on the Save button given on the top-right corner of the page. It will immediately save your new recurring profile in the database.
So, this is how you can create and manage recurring profiles in OpenCart. Getting your customers subscribed to recurring profiles will also improve the value of your store. If you have any questions regarding recurring profiles in OpenCart, please let us know in the comment section given below, we will reply with the answer as soon as possible.