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OpenCart 3.0.x

By Judy Olbrych

Last Update 16 days ago

Adding the tawk.to widget to OpenCart 3.0.x

There are two ways to install the tawk.to live chat widget on your OpenCart site. The OpenCart Installer makes it super simple. You can also install the module manually.

Adding the module

Extension Installer

1. Download the plugin ending in .ocmod.zip from the OpenCart Marketplace.


2. Go to Extensions -> Extension Installer and upload the zip file.

Manual Installation

1. Download the plugin tawk-oc3-<release_version>.zip from the OpenCart Marketplace.


2. Extract the zip file and copy the files into your OpenCart folder. Then copy the Admin and Catalog folders and paste them into opencart_folder.

NOTE: If you aren’t using the English language for the OpenCart admin area, copy the language file into the correct language folder. If you’re not using the default OpenCart theme, be sure to paste tawkto.twig in the correct theme folder.


  • admin/controller/extension/module/tawkto.php -> opencart_folder/admin/controller/extension/module/
  • admin/language/en-gb/extension/module/tawkto.php -> opencart_folder/admin/language/your_language/extension/module/
  • admin/view/image/tawkto/ -> opencart_folder/admin/view/image/
  • admin/view/template/extension/module/tawkto.twig -> opencart_folder/admin/view/template/extension/module/
  • catalog/controller/extension/module/tawkto.php -> opencart_folder/catalog/controller/extension/module/tawkto.php
  • catalog/view/theme/default/template/extension/module/tawkto.twig -> opencart_folder/catalog/view/theme/your_theme/template/extension/module/tawkto.twig

Widget configuration

1. Go to the Modules section in the Extensions and install the tawk.to plugin there.

2. After you've installed the plugin, click the blue Edit button.

3. Enter your details and Log in to your tawk.to account. 

4. Select the property and widget you want to place on your store and click the Use selected widget button.

5. That's it - you're done! The widget will now appear on your store. 

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