Written by Lejanie Ponte
Updated over a week ago

How To Accept Crypto on Your Website with OpenCart Payment Plugin

The global use of cryptocurrencies has brought new opportunities to online businesses. If your website is based on OpenCart and you plan to integrate a cryptocurrency payment gateway into it, this article will guide you through the process of setting up and using the OpenCart payment plugin step by step to seamlessly accept cryptocurrencies as a payment option on OpenCart-supported websites.

What is the OpenCart Payment Plugin?

The OpenCart payment plugin is software designed for the OpenCart e-commerce platform, allowing businesses to expand their payment methods and support popular cryptocurrency payments. This plugin connects OpenCart websites to various cryptocurrency payment gateways, simplifying the process of accepting cryptocurrencies. Website owners can configure the plugin to accept multiple cryptocurrencies, set conversion rates, and manage transactions through a user-friendly management interface.

How to Use the OpenCart Cryptocurrency Payment Plugin to Accept Crypto Payments?

To use a ready-made payment plugin to accept cryptocurrency payments on your OpenCart website, you only need to complete a simple process involving a few basic steps. Here is a step-by-step

1. Integration guide

  • You need to have OpenCart version 3.0+.

  • If you don't have a UniPayment account, register here.

  • Click here to obtain your UniPayment Client ID, Client Secret, Payment App ID.

2. Plugin Installation

2. 1. Download the plugin by clicking here. After downloading, the ZIP file's name must be "" and it must be compatible with your OpenCart version.

2. 2. Navigate to "Extensions", then click "Installer" (1). In the Extension Installer page, click on "Upload" (2), then select "" from your path and upload it.

2. 3. In the navigation bar, click "Extensions" and then "Extensions" in the dropdown menu (2). In the "Choose the extension type" section, select "Payments" (2). You will see a list of all payment methods. Find "UniPayment" in the list.

2. 4. Click the "+" sign at the end of the row where UniPayment is located (1) to enable it, and click the "pencil" icon to edit it (2).

3. Plugin Configuration

Clicking the "Edit" icon in the previous step will take you to the plugin's settings page. Enter your Client ID, Client Secret, and Payment App ID (1). Then select "Live" in the "Environment" section (2). Finally, click "Save" (3). Your plugin setup is complete.

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