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 for events like Christmas, New Year, Holiday season is always a difficult choice as there are thousands of options available. Thanks to Digital Gift cards that have put an end to the long hour’s gift search.
Digital Gift Cards
Digital gift cards 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. 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.
Best Time to sell Gift Cards on Opencart store
The best time to sell gift cards at the Opencart store is the holiday season. 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
Anyone looking for a gift card will shop from your store in the future. Henceforth, Gift Cards bring more revenue to your store and increase advance sales.
Digital gift cards, along with sales, also help in increasing brand awareness. Furthermore, the Gift Card recipient will come to know about your store when they receive it from their loved ones. Moreover, you can add the logo as well as the brand name on the physical card and even in the email.
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 during the holiday season.
Overview of OpenCart Gift Card Manager
- Place the gift card link in multiple places.
- Set up gift cards of multiple price ranges.
- Allow customers to create personalized Gift Card by uploading an image
- Set the gift card delivery gap
- Customizable gift card templates for multiple occasions
- View all ordered gift cards in one place
- Multi-lingual support, GDPR, and multi-store compatible
- 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.
- 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.
3. Add gift vouchers product link to multiple places on the website
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.
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
Sometimes customer likes to send 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
- physically deliver the Gift Card
- Print the Gif Certificate by Yourself
- 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.
What kind of features can we expect from the updated version of the Opencart Gift Card Extension?
Opencart Gift Card Vouchers Plugin’s updated version offers some special features for a better user experience.
- When online users select the “Print by yourself” option, an additional email template is available for sending an email notification to them. This email will be forwarded to the person who sent the gift card.
- On the website front end interface, the fixed amount to drop-down can be displayed. Moreover, online users can select the amount for the gift card and the amount can be separated by comma by the store admin.
- From the admin interface, online merchants can efficiently set the minimum and maximum gift card value. Furthermore, users must select gift card value in between max and min amount.
- While selecting a virtual Gift card option, there is no need for clients to pay shipping charges.
In the end
With the festive season 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. Knowband is offering the module at $28.79 and Year-End Sale – Min 20% Off Sitewide + Extra 20% Off | Use Code: KBOFF20
Have any query? Feel free to ask in the comment section below. Or you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for any kind of assistance regarding this module.
KnowBand OpenCart Gift Card Voucher/Certificate Extension
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