Post by mikegdl » Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:34 am

On top of the opencart website, there is a grey bar with phone number/account/wishlist/cart/checkout
Is it possible to add link/button in there?

Currently using Version 1.5.6

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Post by straightlight » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:51 am

Hi,

as your first post, please read the most recent forum rules. So far, no URL / highlighted screenshot posted with your request.

The most generated errors being found on Opencart forum originates from contributed programming. The increased post counters are caused by redundancies of the same solutions that were already provided prior.

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Post by IP_CAM » Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:21 am

Well, it heavy depends on the Theme used, but basically, it's the
.../whatevertheme/template/common/header.tpl
file, where your Link Code has to be added. Below some samples, where such has to be done:
---
Case 1:

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<div class="links"><a href="<?php echo $home; ?>"><?php echo $text_home; ?></a><a href="<?php echo $wishlist; ?>" id="wishlist-total"><?php echo $text_wishlist; ?></a><a href="<?php echo $shopping_cart; ?>"><?php echo $text_shopping_cart; ?></a><a href="<?php echo $checkout; ?>"><?php echo $text_checkout; ?></a></div>
Add, a Link Line like shown below, where you like to make it visible, inside of such a Code Section:

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<a href="http://whatever/yourpage.html">Click here, to see Whatever</a>
---
Case 2:

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<li><a href="<?php echo $download; ?>"><?php echo $text_download; ?></a></li>
<li><a href="<?php echo $logout; ?>"><?php echo $text_logout; ?></a></li>
Add, a Link Line like shown below, where you like to make it visible, inside of such a Code Section:

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<li><a href="http://whatever/yourpage.html">See Whatever</a></li>
---
Case 3:

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<li><a href="<?php echo $wishlist; ?>" id="wishlist-total" title="<?php echo $text_wishlist; ?>"><i class="fa fa-heart"></i> <span class="hidden-xs hidden-sm hidden-md"><?php echo $text_wishlist; ?></span></a></li>
<li><a href="<?php echo $shopping_cart; ?>" title="<?php echo $text_shopping_cart; ?>"><i class="fa fa-shopping-cart"></i> <span class="hidden-xs hidden-sm hidden-md"><?php echo $text_shopping_cart; ?></span></a></li>
<li><a href="<?php echo $checkout; ?>" title="<?php echo $text_checkout; ?>"><i class="fa fa-share"></i> <span class="hidden-xs hidden-sm hidden-md"><?php echo $text_checkout; ?></span></a></li>
Add, a Link Line like shown below, where you like to make it visible, inside of such a Code Section:

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<li><a href="http://whatever/yourpage.html" id="whatever" title="Click here, to see Whatever"><i class="fa fa-link"></i> <span class="hidden-xs hidden-sm hidden-md">See Whatever</span></a></li>
Good Luck! ;)
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Post by mikegdl » Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:46 am

Thank you so much for through explanation Ernie! The name of the tpl file was one I was looking for!!

I'll be sure to include link and try to clarify my question next time.

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