Sell Gift Vouchers Using Knowband’s OpenCart Gift Card Extension

KnowBand’s OpenCart Gift Card extension makes it easy for you to sell gift cards on your website to provide your customers with customized options like a Photo Gift Card.

For a shopper, finding a perfect gift for their friends or family is always a difficult choice. Among thousands of options available, it gets more complex when you are an indecisive buyer.

Digital gift cards have put an end to the long hours’ gift search. They have made it convenient for people to purchase a gift card anytime, anywhere, and send it to their special ones within no time.

This is the reason why many eCommerce businesses offer gift card facilities to their customers. If you are also looking to incorporate a gift card section on your OpenCart website, OpenCart Gift Card Manager Extension by Knowband is all you need.


With the festive season just around the corner, now is the perfect time to have a gift card section on your eCommerce store. Start selling the exclusive gift cards which are most recommended for personal and corporate giftings. Though the module already comes with default templates, it is extremely easy to create a new gift card or customize the existing one.

Best Time to sell Gift Cards on Opencart store

The holiday season is the time when eCommerce and retailers achieve the highest sales of the year. The 4th quarter of the year brings a lot of traffic to the website and this is the best time when you can start selling Gift Cards on your online store.

There is no time when you can’t sell a gift card but a few occasions must call for it. Include some most common gift cards like Birthday Gift Vouchers, Congratulation Gift Certificates, and Anniversary gift cards.

You can create custom gift cards for occasions like Christmas, New Year, Halloween, Diwali, Holi, Independence Day, Valentine’s day, and other festivals based on your target audience.

For instance, have a look at the mother’s day gift voucher and how easy it is to customize its template. In the US, the Mother’s Day Gift voucher spending was around 21 billion U.S. dollars which is remarkable.


Benefits of Selling Digital Gift Cards

  1. Increase your store sales

The Gift Cards bring more revenue to your store and increases advance sales. Anyone with gift card will shop from your store in the future.

  1. Boost brand awareness

Along with the sales, it also helps in increasing brand awareness. The Gift Card recipient will come to know about your store when they receive it from their loved ones.

You can also add the logo and brand name on the physical card as well as in the email.

  1. Capture new customers

Every time a sender buys and sends a Gift Card will bring you a new customer. Digital gift cards are the best way to capture new customers to store.

Overview of OpenCart Gift Card Manager

  1. Place the gift card link in multiple places.
  2. Set up gift cards of multiple price ranges.
  3. Allow customers to create personalized Gift Card by uploading an image
  4. Set the gift card delivery gap
  5. Customizable gift card templates for multiple occasions
  6. View all ordered gift cards in one place
  7. Multi-lingual support, GDPR, and multi-store compatible
  8. 3 Gift Card Delivery options:
  • Print yourself,
  • Send by email,
  • Physical card

How to sell gift vouchers on Opencart?

Features of OpenCart Gift Card extension [Detailed]-

As the store owner, you must know the facilities a gift card plugin can offer because you have to provide the best possible options. Thus, know how you can configure it for increasing the Gift card sale. Let’s dive in.

Ways to create Gift Certificate with Opencart Gift Card Plugin

1. Customized Photo gift cards & templates

  • Customizable default templates:

OpenCart Gift voucher extension provides you with gift card templates for multiple occasions like Valentine’s, Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, etc. The templates can be customized as per your choice.


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  • Personalized Photo Gift Card

With the OpenCart Gift Certificate plugin, now you can let your shoppers create their own customized gift card by uploading an image. The sender can also add a custom message for the email and PDF.

Advanced Admin Configuration

2. Offer Gift Cards of variable Amounts:

OpenCart Gift Card Manager extension enables you to set up gift cards in different price ranges. For example, you can have gift cards of $100, $200, $500, etc. If you do not want to provide fixed-value gift cards, you can specify a range within which a customer can shop for the gift card. For example, if the specified range is between $100 and $1000, then a customer can buy the gift card for any amount in between.


OpenCart Gift voucher extension allows you to place the gift card link on various places on your website such as the Header, Footer, My Account section, and on the center-left of the website.

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The image shows the Gift card link present on the left-most of the web page.


4. Categorize the Opencart Gift certificates by Occasion

In Opencart Gift Card manager settings, you can also define a category for gift cards to make it easy for the customers to find the relevant gift card.

For example, put the gift cards for the holiday season like Christmas, Halloween, New Year under one category.

Follow the eCommerce marketing calendar to plan your gift card categories.

5. Send Custom email and PDF to sender and receiver

OpenCart Gift voucher extension also lets you customize your email templates that would be sent to the recipient and the sender when the gift card has been delivered. The email subject and the inside email content can be customized as per your choice.

Customers can also download the gift card in PDF format.

6. How to make the Gift Card Delivery?

  • Frame Delivery Rules

OpenCart gift certificate extension lets you specify the order status for which the gift card would be generated and would be sent to the recipient.

You can define the minimum number of days within which the customers can expect the gift card delivery.


7. Offer Multiple Gift Card Delivery Options

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Sometimes customer likes to send the gift card physically. There are three options available for the delivery of the Opencart Gift cards. With the help of the OpenCart Gift Card extension, you can specify whether a particular gift voucher should be allowed to send

  1. physically deliver the Gift Card
  2. Print the Gif Certificate by Yourself
  3. Send virtual gift card via email

8. OpenCart Gift Certificate builds brand identity

You can set a prefix for your gift cards to promote your brand.

For example Knowband-12XZ

9. Track redeemed Gift Card Coupons

OpenCart Gift certificate plugin lets you track your gift card orders. It contains details like the recipient’s email address, Order reference ID, sending date of the gift card, and the current status of the gift card. This helps you manage the stocks and inventory.

10. Store and theme compatibility

OpenCart Gift voucher module is GDPR compatible, multi-store compatible, and provides multi-lingual support. You can use the Gift Card module for the OpenCart Journal theme as well.

Have any query? Feel free to ask in the comment section below. Or you can contact us at for any kind of assistance regarding this module.

Live Demo:

KnowBand OpenCart Gift Card Voucher/Certificate Extension

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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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