OpenCart Facebook Messenger

OpenCart Facebook Messenger Plugin Installation Guide

August 28, 2018 OpenCart

OpenCart Facebook Messenger plugin helps you to integrate the Facebook messenger into your website. With this plugin, customers can interact with you from their Facebook account. It is compatible with all versions of OpenCart 2 & OpenCart 3 as shown in the image below –

OpenCart Facebook Messenger

You can also ask questions to us if you face any problem with installation.

OpenCart Facebook Messenger for OpenCart 2

Step 1)

Please click here to download our plugin for OpenCart 2 version. After downloading the plugin extract it and open “upload” folder. Upload all folders inside upload folder on your site’s root directory of the server. For uploading, you can use WinSCP/FileZilla/Cpanel.

Step 2)

Now login to your admin and open Extension->Installer page. Upload the install.ocmod.xml here, the installer will start the installation process automatically. If install progress complete that means the plugin is uploaded on your store. You can see a new entry for plugin on modifications page as shown image below:

To see the plugin in action you need to refresh the cache by clicking on Refresh button at the top-right corner of the page as shown in the image above :

Step 3)

Now go to the modules list page and install the extension. Now Look for “Opencart Facebook Messenger” plugin. You need to install it by click on the install button of the plugin and then click on edit button as shown image below:

Step 4)

After clicking on the edit button you will see the “Facebook JavaScript SDK” input field which is required to fill and save. To get the Facebook JavaScript SDK value you need to scroll down and follow these steps:

Step 5)

To check if the plugin is working, go to OpenCart home page(or any page of the OpenCart) and you will see a chat messenger bottom right of the page.

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OpenCart Facebook Messenger for OpenCart 3

Step 1)

Please click here to download our plugin for OpenCart version 3. It is compatible with all versions of  Opencart 3. After downloading the plugin login to your store admin and go to Extension -> Installer page.

Step 2)

Now upload the zip file of the plugin, the installer will start the installation process automatically. If install progress complete that means the plugin is uploaded on your store. You can see a new entry for plugin on installer page as shown in the image below –

Step 3)

Go to Extensions -> Modifications page, you should see an entry for this “OpenCart Facebook Messenger” Plugin as shown in ithe mage below –

To see the plugin in action you need to refresh the cache by clicking on the refresh button.

Step 4)

Now go to Extension->Extension page and select the extensions type Modules. You should see an entry of this “Opencart Facebook Messenger” plugin as shown in the image below.

To see OpenCart Facebook Messenger Plugin in action you need to click on install button as shown in the image above. After installing the plugin click on the edit button which is on the left of the install button of the plugin.

Step 5)

After clicking on the edit button you will see the “Facebook JavaScript SDK” input field which is required to fill and save. To generate the Facebook JavaScript SDK value you need to scroll down and follow these steps:

Step 6)

To check if the plugin is working, go to OpenCart home page(or any page of the OpenCart) and you will see a chat messenger bottom right of the page.

Generate Facebook JavaScript SDK

  • Create a Facebook page and Go to Facebook page setting as shown image below-

  • Now in the Setting page, you should see at the left section tab menu of the page, then find the link of “messenger platform” tab and click on that tab link as shown image below.

  • Now you should see the Customer chat plugin section in the page, click on that section as shown in the image above.
  • After clicking there it will moved the page to setup of the customer chat plugin. Now you should click on set up button as shown image below:

  • You should complete the setup process properly on the completion of setup process it will generate Facebook javascript but remember you have to save your whitelisted domain name where you want to use this messenger plugin as shown image below:

  • Now you should copy this Facebook Javascript SDK to your extension input field.

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In case you need any customization in our OpenCart Facebook Messenger plugin or any other plugin please let us know. You can contact us at [email protected] or chat with us on Skype [email protected]

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