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OpenCart Related Products

When you are strolling in supermarket, as a rule, you might add to cart a few “extras” to the pre-defined list of purchases you have made. Even if you have quickly gathered all the things you wanted to buy, while you are waiting in the line to checkout counter, you might add a few small items that are for display next to it.

The same approach can be applied to e-commerce business. Store owners or administrators have the possibility to cross-sell or recommend additional products to customers by means of OpenCart related products. Adding associated to products goods, you can increase sales and bring clients’ satisfaction on higher level.

Relevant products are offered for client’s choice, influence his/her decision to buy. Such impulsive choices in most cases are made fastest and your buyer spends less time on consideration and more money on order.

We all sometimes have the feeling “What else might I need?”. Related goods in OpenCart are last-minute buy. Even if the client won’t add associated product to cart, he/she will definitely notice it and might make up his/her mind to come back for liked item.

From mentioned above reasons follows that to link products making them related is smart way to boost sales. This technique cannot be ignored by store owners who care about the efficiency of their web shops and strive to earning huge profits.

Related goods need to be simple products that have no options for additional configuration, since you will be able just to add them to cart without additional adjustments.

Now when you are convinced that you need to add some referred items to some of your products, you might discover that it would be great if you could do it massively, as one and the same goods can be associated between each other.

Store Manager for OpenCart is convenient solution designed to overlap default possibilities that ordinary users have when making changes through back-end. The software allows to massively apply modifications to selected goods at once.

Basically, you need to perform the following actions:

  • Select the goods you would like to be updated with related products.
  • In the lower grid select “Related products tab” and there press “Add” button.

  • You will get new window opened with search form to lookup the items to be added to previously chosen products. There is the possibility to indicate in what fields to perform the search to speed up the procedure. Also when you indicate parameter of lookup, you can get the results that exactly correspond to your request or any word or number that was matching. After you receive search results, you select necessary entities and press OK button.

  • Do not forget to apply changes for them to be saved.
  • Go through products you selected and see that to all of them were added related items.

Sell more with less efforts spent! Add OpenCart associated goods in bulk with Store Manager and save a few hours of tedious work.


By Maria Kvasnytska