Magento 1.9.X Community Edition – View Cart Widget

Objectives and Target Audience

This guide describes how to install and configure the Openpay View Cart Widget Extension to Magento 1.9.X Community Edition. You should have an existing Magento installed.

What is Magento Payment Extension?

Magento is an eCommerce platform, built on open source technology, which provides online merchants with not only a flexible shopping cart system, but also control over the look and feel, content and the functionality of their online store. Magento has been fully integrated with Openpay’s online payment solutions. Installing and configuring the Hosted Payment Solution module of Openpay provide a simple, secure and convenient option to connect with Openpay’s online payment processing platform via Magento.


Openpay View Cart Widget shows on Cart Page, reminding the user they have an option to choose Openpay as their payment method at checkout.

Installing and Configuring View Cart Widget


Before installing the Openpay module, make sure that your web server meets the following criteria:

  • There should be an existing Magento installation on your web server. The Openpay module is compatible with Magento version 1.9.x. The installation procedure described here has been tested on Magento version 1.9.x
  • Supported Web Servers: Apache / nginx
  • SSL: A valid security certificate is required to work over a secured channel (HTTPS) from the Magento Admin Panel or while submitting the form data from the store‐front. Self‐signed SSL certificates are not supported
  • MySQL database with sample data
  • At least 5.6 or the later version of PHP, MySQL and web browser
  • Curl (version 7.20.0 ‐ 7.44.0)

For further details on PHP compatibility, MySQL, supported Web servers and other requirements, refer to the Magento website:

Running Magento on a Windows Server

Magento can be run on a Windows server.

Installation Steps

To install the widget/extension, download the zip file and extract it.

Log in to the Magento admin panel.

Copy and paste all the files within the Root Folder. If you have any custom theme, you can upload the theme file to the current theme (app/design/frontend/)/< Your package >/< Your Theme >)

Admin Setup

Navigate to admin panel: System > Configuration > (on left panel) Openpay Widget > Widget Setup

Expand ‘Openpay Widgets Configuration’ and set ‘Enable Widget’ to ‘Enable’ > Save Config

To set up ‘View Cart Widget’ fill out the fields as per your Openpay account configuration. (This information will be provided by your Openpay Ecommerce Manager or Account Manager)

  • View Cart Status: Check the ‘Active’ checkbox to enable the plugin.
  • Show only on Min-Max: Set this option ‘Yes’ only if you wish to show the widget on order amount which fall within the minimum and maximum threshold.
  • Openpay Brand Message: Enter text ‘Pay overtime, interest free. Available at checkout.’
  • Enable Learn More: Enter text ‘Learn more’ on clicking ‘Learn more’ a popup will open explaining how to use Openpay at checkout and requirements to create an Openpay accounts.
  • Popup Image: Only upload this image if provided by Openpay. (eg. 2 or 3) Set it to ‘Yes’ and upload Popup image, specification: 500px (high) x 500px (wide).
  • Click ‘Save Config’.

Frontend View

View Cart Widget
If the plugin is enabled from the admin, widget will be displayed as follows on the Cart Page.


 ‘Learn more’ link opens a popup explaining how to use Openpay at checkout and the requirements to create an Openpay account.

Demo Site

Shows the placement of all the Openpay widgets and assets.


Navigate to System > Configuration > (on left panel) Openpay Widget > Widget Setup > View Cart Widget > View Cart Widget Status > Disable

Version Control Table

# Date Version Description
1 January 2019 1.00 Guide Created