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How to use the Popup Maker OpenCart extension?

Before starting the usage of the Popup Maker OpenCart extension, you should register an account in Popup Maker service.
After you register, you can start the creation of your popups.
Check the following articles for detailed steps of popup creation:
How to create a new popup from scratch?
How to create a popup with a template?
First thing you should do to start working with Popup Maker plugin is to connect the plugin to your Popup Maker account via API key.
Go to the Popup Maker extension in your OpenCart menu and enter the API key to connect.

Enter the API key in OpenCart menu

The API key can be found in the Settings section of your Popup Maker service account.
Navigate to the upper right corner to the Account Settings.
Find the Api Key and copy it.

Find and copy API key OpenCart

Now you can paste the copied API key in your Popup Maker OpenCart extension to Connect to Popup Maker.
After the extension is connected to your Popup Maker account, you'll see your popups created in your account.
The popups are Disabled by default, so you should Enable them to edit the options.
Click Refresh popups list every time you create a new popup in your Popup Maker account to display them in OpenCart.

Edit OpenCart settings

Click "Edit Settings" for each popup you wish separately and an Options bar will appear for popup showing pages and posts.
The popups are set to show on all pages and all posts on your site.
So, you should select the posts and the pages you want to show the popup from your list.
Pick the post/page with the "Select target" option and show/hide the popup on selected pages/posts with "Operator" options of "Is" and "Is not".
Click on the plus "+" icon to add more target lists for the popup.
You can choose the page/post entering the names of the pages/posts in the "Selected pages/posts" section.
All types of posts and pages are included in the selection list, including template pages, category pages, other page/post types which may be custom on your site.
Save the changes and check the pages/posts to see the popups live.

Check OpenCart Popup Maker popup

Here's how the popup looks on a post:

OpenCart Popup Maker popup preview

Check the following video tutorial for detailed steps:

Updated on: 08/12/2020

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