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This extension is compatible with the following OpenCart Versions

  • 2.0.x.x
  • 2.1.x.x
  • 2.3.x.x
  • 3.0.x.x


Step 1: Install Base Plugin

Install https://www.huntbee.com/base-plugin . If you have already installed this, you can skip this step.

Step 2: Install the common library files

  1. Download the package ckeditor-for-hb-extensions.ocmod.zip
  2. Login to your admin panel
  3. Go to Extension > Extension Installer. Upload this package (ckeditor-for-hb-extensions.ocmod.zip)
  4. No core files will be overwritten. 
  5. This is done

Step 3: Install Order Status Email Templates Extension

  1. Download the correct package as per your opencart version. The downloaded zip package must have the name order-status-email-x.x.x.ocmod.zip
  2. Login to your admin panel
  3. Go to Extension > Extension Installer. Upload this package (order-status-email-x.x.x.ocmod.zip)
  4. Go to Extension > Productivity Apps. (If you do not see Productivity Apps, it means you have not properly installed base plugin as mentioned in Step 1)
  5. You will see Order Status Email Templates in the list
  6. Click on the Install button
  7. Click on Edit button and you can setup the extension as per your need.
  8. Go to Extension > Modifications. Click on Refresh button to refresh your modification cache. You will see Order Status Email in the modification list.
  9. Test the extension before going Live by creating dummy order and try updating the order status and check if you receive the template rendered emails.

[For OpenCart 3.x.x.x users]

In addition to the above mentioned steps, you need to follow the below steps to activate the extension to send emails.

  1. Go to Extensions > Events
  2. Find the following events and disable them 

    • mail_order_add
    • mail_order_alert
  3. Activate the event : hb_mail_order_add

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