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    Nets Easy for OpenCart

    This guide describes how to install, configure, and use the Nets Easy webshop module for OpenCart 2.0.

    Compatibility: Opencart 2.0+
    Latest version: 1.0.1 (2021-06-10)

    Before you start

    Before you start, you need an Easy Portal account. See the guide Create account for more information about creating a free test account.

    Easy Overview OpenCart

    Our OpenCart plugin is the perfect extension to enable the Nets Easy checkout to its full potential for your OpenCart store. Nets Easy supports most popular payment methods.

    Plugin Easy payment icons

    Shop features

    • The Nets Easy fast checkout with "remember me" functionality.
    • A smart mix of payment methods to suit all preferences.
    • Multiple checkout languages and currencies for selling in your domestic market and abroad.

    The following screenshot shows a checkout page provided by the Nets Easy module:

    Standard hosted checkout screenshot

    Admin panel features

    • Quick setup and flexible configuration.
    • Intuitive order management with synchronized captures and refunds.
    • Compatibility with discounts, tax (VAT), and shipping options.
    • Compatiblility OpenCart Multi-Store setups.

    The screenshot below shows the settings page for the Nets Easy module:

    OpenCart 2.0 Admin features


    Follow the step below to install the Nets Easy module in Opencart.

    Step 1: Install module

    You have two options when installing the Nets Easy module for OpenCart:

    • Alternative 1:
      1. Download the plugin archive:
      2. Extract all files to your OpenCart installation directory.
    • Alternative 2:
      1. Install modman by running the command git clone or simply copy the modman-php files into the OpenCart root directory.
      2. Install the Nets Easy module files by running the command php modman.php clone

    Step 2: Refresh Opencart Admin

    1. Navigate to Modifications in OpenCart Admin.
    2. Click the Refresh button.

    The module is now installed and ready to be configured for your Nets Easy account.


    After installing the module, you need to do some basic configuration of the module:

    1. Navigate to Extensions and choose the extension type Payments.
    2. Locate the Easy Checkout module and press the Edit button to access the configuration.
    3. Fill out the required fields, such as merchant ID and integration keys (secret keys and checkout keys).
    4. (Optional) Customize the module according to your needs using the additional settings on the configuration page.

    Both the merchant ID and the integration keys can be found in Easy Portal. See the following pages for more help:

    The screenshot below shows the configuration page for the module:

    OpenCart 2.0 Admin basics

    The following table lists all the settings you can configure in the administration area for the Nets Easy module:

    Configuration settingDescription
    Nets Merchant IDYour merchant ID which can be found in Easy Portal.
    Secret key (Live)Your live secret key from Easy Portal.
    Checkout key (Live)Your live checkout key from Easy Portal.
    Secret key (Test)Your secret key for test purchases from Easy Portal.
    Checkout key (Test)Your checkout key for test purchases from Easy Portal.
    Terms & conditionsThe URL to the terms and conditions of your webshop.
    Merchant Terms & conditionsThe URL to the privacy and cookie settings of your webshop.
    Order StatusThe status that new orders will be assigned when placed through Nets Easy.
    Shipping methodDefines the shipping method to be used.
    StatusEnables or disables the module.
    TestToggles between test mode (Enabled) and live mode (Disabled). Choose test mode if you want to make test purchases using the test environment. There are sample card numbers and invoice addresses for testing purposes. Live mode requires an approved account.
    LanguageThe language displayed on the checkout page. Default value is English.


    You've now installed and configured the Nets Easy webshop module. If you have further questions, please see the troubleshooting section below or reach out to our support.

    Order management

    Orders placed using Nets Easy can be managed in the Nets Easy portal. There you can charge, refund, or cancel payments. 

    It's also possible to view the status of orders placed using Easy Checkout directly in OpenCart Admin by navigating to Sales > Orders.

    All transactions performed by Nets are accessible in Easy Portal.

    Orders OpenCart 2.0


    Below are some of the most common configuration errors, their cause and steps that you can follow to solve them.

    Nets payment plugin is not visible as a payment method

    • Ensure that the Nets plugin is available under Extensions > Payments.
    • Temporarily switch to the Opencart 2 standard template. Custom templates might need addtional changes to ensure correct display. Consult with your webdesigner or developer.

    Nets payment window is blank

    • Ensure your integration keys in the Nets plugin settings are correct and do not contain additional blank spaces.
    • Temporarily deactivate thrid party plugins that might affect the functionality of the plugin.
    • Check if there are any temporary technical inconsistencies:

    Payments in live mode don't work

    • Ensure you have an approved Live Easy account for production.
    • Ensure your Live Easy account is approved for payments with the selected currency.
    • Ensure payment method data is correct and supported by your Nets Easy agreement.