How to set-up BirthdayReminder in OpenCart 2

This blog post is focused on these customers who have OpenCart 2 and use the module BirthdayReminder.
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How to Use Google Sitemap in OpenCart 2.0.x?

August 13, 2015
Create a Google Sitemap for your OpenCart and improve your Google Search performance.
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How to Solve the Duplicate Content Issue in OpenCart? (Updated)

Read this post to learn how to solve the duplicate content issue on your OpenCart store to increase your search engine ranking.
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How to disable product reviews in OpenCart 2.0.x

OpenCart is very powerful, useful and rich, and it also comes with a lot of predefined settings and options, both for the customers and the admins of a store. However, as a store owner, the decision what functionality your website has, rests on your shoulders. In this article, we will show you how to manipulate the product review section of your store, specifically, how to enable/disable it.
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How to Manage OpenCart Stock Statuses

The stock status shows your customers the current stock of each product in your online store. OpenCart uses the current quantity of a product to determine the stock status displayed in your store’s product page. If the quantity of a product is above 0, the availability of a product in the front store will be always set to In Stock. When the quantity is 0, OpenCart gives you the option to choose the Out-of-Stock status for the specific product from the admin panel. There are a couple of pre-set OpenCart Out-Of-Stock statuses you can choose from and in this blogpost we will show you how you can edit them, add more of them and change their color.
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How to manage taxes in OpenCart 2.0.x?

Taxes are crucial component of price formation in many countries and legislations.
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How to add a new currency and new language in OpenCart 2.x

In this blog post we will show you a step-by-step tutorial how you can add a currency and a language different than the default OpenCart ones (USD/EUR/GBP and English respectively) from your OpenCart admin panel.
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Making Sense of the OpenCart Filter Module

In OpenCart 1.5.5 the OpenCart development team introduced a new module, called Filter. In this post we will explain more about the Filter module - how to configure it and how it helps your customers navigate through your website.
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Why notifying customers about scheduled maintenance is important for your store?

Imagine if you are navigating in an online store and unexpectedly different errors appear on the page. Or even worse, you are processing an order and you cannot finalize it. All these are possible scenarios that can happen with an online store if it is not maintained in a proper way. That is why, it is always a good idea to notify your customers when doing a scheduled maintenance in your online store.
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How to ban visitors by IP address in OpenCart 2.0.x

June 23, 2015
Access control is a vital part of the management process of a website, an online store, etc. We all know that there are people on the Internet who we don’t want on our website. Whether they are just annoying spammers or mischievous hackers representing a considerable threat to our website’s security, it is without doubt very important to know a way or two to block them off.
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