OpenCart Extensions to prepare your store for Father’s Day

OpenCart Extensions to prepare your store for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day just around the corner, website owners would be looking to prepare their store accordingly to capture high sales on the occasion. If you have an eCommerce website on the OpenCart platform and are also looking to boost Father’s Day sales, you can consider using the below-mentioned 8 OpenCart extensions.

1. Spin and Win

OpenCart Spin and Win module displays a gamified popup to your visitors as soon as they enter your website. Coming with multiple occasional themes, it lets you personalize the popup for the Father’s Day occasion as well.

Users get to spin the wheel and earn some exciting rewards but they need to provide their name and email address before they could spin it. This helps you grow your email subscribers and boosts user engagement.

Besides, by offering rewards which are usually the discount code, customers can be encouraged to shop by using the coupon code on the checkout. This increases your conversion rate.

You can make certain customizations to the popup and adjust the display settings as per your requirements.

2. Gift Card Manager

OpenCart Gift Card Manager adds a gift card section on your website and offers multiple pre-existing gift card templates for various occasions like Halloween, Christmas, New Year, etc. Similarly, you can create gift cards for Father’s Day too and boost sales.

Many online shoppers who find shopping a tedious task would find it comfortable to quickly purchase a gift card rather than spending hours in deciding what to gift.

You can create gift cards of different price values so that customers can purchase a gift card according to their budget. The module offers various customization features and also lets you track gift card orders.

3. Countdown Sales Timer

OpenCart Countdown Sales Timer extension places a timer on the header of your website through which your store visitors are informed about the upcoming sale. You can make use of this module to highlight Father’s Day sale as well.

A countdown timer keeps reminding customers how much time is left before the sale begins and creates an urgency to purchase. The look and feel of the timer can be customized and you can display it on multiple web pages.

4. Abandoned Cart

OpenCart Abandoned Cart extension helps you track the abandoned carts on your store and recover lost sales. The module provides you with an opportunity to convert the abandoned cart users into customers.

With many customers coming to your store on Father’s Day sale, you will surely witness a few abandoned carts. Failing to convert them could result in a loss in sales.

Thanks to the Abandoned Cart extension using which you can create an abandoned cart alert (setting a duration after which the cart is automatically marked abandoned) and remind those users about the pending items in their cart and even persuade them to complete the purchase by offering a discount code inside the email.

5. Price Alert

Many online shoppers would be hoping to see a price drop on some products during Father’s Day sale. With OpenCart Price Alert extension, you can ask customers to subscribe to price alert so that they are immediately informed and do not miss out on the opportunity to grab the product whenever the product price drops below.

This module helps you drive those users to your website and boost sales. So if you are looking to bring down the product price a bit on this Father’s Day, this extension would be of great help.

6. One Page Checkout

Customers crave convenience, and convenience at the checkout page is vital else it may lead to cart abandonment. Consumers do not like websites that offer a troublesome checkout experience. This is why it would be ideal to change your default checkout process with One Page Checkout for the coming Father’s Day.

OpenCart One Page Checkout extension simplifies your checkout process by converting the multi-step checkout process into a single page checkout. It offers various features such as Guest Checkout, Social Login, Multiple Layouts, Multiple Payment methods and Shipping support. Besides, it provides you with certain customization options to make your checkout smooth and user-friendly.

7. Accelerated Mobile Pages

Most of the consumers prefer mobile devices to shop online and your store is no exception. You will witness a majority of the traffic coming from hand-held devices on this Father’s Day. If your website takes time to load on mobiles, it can severely affect your conversions. This is where AMP proves beneficial.

OpenCart Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) extension converts the normal mobile pages of your website into AMP pages. It offers faster loading of web pages and reduces bounce rate by a significant margin.

The module aims to enhance the browsing/shopping experience of your mobile users and can make an impact on your sales.

8. Preferred Delivery Time

OpenCart Preferred Delivery is a perfect extension for the users who want to receive the product on a specific day.

There will be many customers who would want to receive their order specifically on Father’s Day. For such customers, you can place a preferred delivery tab on the checkout page where they can specify the desired date and time slot on which they want their product to get delivered. This ensures customers that their product reaches them at the right time.

For any kind of query or assistance with the above-mentioned modules, you can contact us at and our support team will try to resolve your concerns to the earliest.

Manish Barthwal

Manish Barthwal

Following his passion for writing, Manish has been providing value to his readers through his write-ups. He predominantly writes for the e-commerce industry. Apart from writing, Manish's love for cricket is unmatchable. He is an ardent cricket fan.

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