Setting Up Footer Information Pages in OpenCart
Adding information pages in OpenCart store is one of the most important aspects of "going live". Basically, such static pages contain critical information that your customers need to see. These may be your contact information (geographical, historical or personal company data), legal or privacy statements, shipping and returns policy or any other info you consider important for your website visitors.
Having this information readily available and freely accessed from the footer of any website page, increases confidence and trust of the customer.
Default Functionality Behind Information Pages in OpenCart
The number of information pages is not limited, so you can any any amount of pages you need. To do so, open ‘Information’ section of your back-end.
To add new information page to be placed on footer, press ‘+’ button.
After that you will see new form opened where you need to fill in details. Complete all the required fields and indicate how to position this information within your OpenCart store footer. Mind that there are a few tabs with fields: General, Data and Design.
If you want the page to be right away shown in the footer at the front-end, do not forget to tick box next to ‘Bottom’ field and configure ‘Status’ setting to enabled.
Once new page is added, it appears in the list. Existing pages can be modified or removed.
As you have seen, the process is pretty easy. The drawback is that each time you add or edit page, new window is opened.
Running an e-commerce website, you may find it handy to be able to manage OpenCart information pages from single interface. Try doing this via Store Manager for OpenCart application.
Information Pages Management via Store Manager for OpenCart
Store Manager for OpenCart is a desktop application that allows to manage your store details faster and even offline. It allows you to work with information pages and their contents from a single page. This is very convenient is case you need to make quick edits to pages without waiting for browser page to load.
Footer info can be managed in the application via ‘Pages’ section available in ‘Store’ tab of ribbon menu.
On the left, you can see available pages with information in the column: status, sort order, SEO keyword. Moving through the list of pages, you will be able to see their details on the right and edit them if necessary in 2 clicks.
Moreover, you can select a bunch of pages and make edits to them in bulk. This way you can mass enable, update or remove multiple created test pages massively.