Most Viewed Products – Magento 2 Extension

Introduction

  • Created On: 11th January, 2016
  • Last Updated On: 26th September, 2020
  • By: Solwin Team
  • Email: info@solwininfotech.com

Installation

Installation Process

Note: Please take a backup of your all Magento files and database before installing or updating any extension.

Download the extension file:
  1. Download the Most Viewed Products extension .ZIP file from solwininfotech.com using your Solwin Infotech website account.
  2. Extract the .ZIP file which contains another .ZIP files.
  3. If you have purchased the extension for the Community Edition, then you will see the extension .ZIP file for Magento 2.1.x, Magento 2.2.x, Magento 2.3.x, and Magento 2.4.x version.
    If you have purchased the extension for the Enterprise Edition, then you will see the extension .ZIP file for Magento 2.1.x, Magento 2.2.x and Magento 2.3.x version.
Extension Installation

For Magento 2 Community Edition,

  1. If you are using Magento 2.1.x then you need to extract solwin-mostviewed-m2-2.1.x.zip file.
    If you are using Magento 2.2.x then you need to extract solwin-mostviewed-m2-2.2.x.zip file.
    If you are using Magento 2.3.x, Magento 2.4.x then you need to extract solwin-mostviewed-m2.zip file.

For Magento 2 Enterprise Edition,

  1. If you are using Magento 2.1.x then you need to extract solwin-mostviewed-m2-EE-2.1.x.zip file.
    If you are using Magento 2.2.x then you need to extract solwin-mostviewed-m2-EE-2.2.x.zip file.
    If you are using Magento 2.3.x then you need to extract solwin-mostviewed-m2-EE.zip file.

Following 2 to 6 steps are the same for Community and Enterprise edition.

  1. Copy the app folder and paste it into your magento ROOT directory.
    FTP
  2. Run upgrade command as specified : php bin/magento setup:upgrade.
  3. Clear the cache either from the admin panel or command line php bin/magento cache:clean.
  4. Now, you can see the Solwin menu in admin panel. Please go to Solwin -> Most Viewed Products -> Configuration and select Enable to Yes.
  5. Change/Set all other options as per your requirements and save settings.

NOTE : Make sure the installation is done from under the FTP administrator account. Otherwise make sure to set 775 permissions to the store root directory after the extension is deployed.

Getting Started

A setup guide and general information to help you

This document covers the installation, set up and use of this extension and provide answers and solutions to common problems and issues. We encourage you to read this document thoroughly if you are experiencing any difficulties.

Information

This Most Viewed Product Magento 2 extension will help you to showcase your products and drive more of your visitor's attention to your best, most profitable products. You can manage the number of the product to display from the admin area and also managed for display in a sidebar block. Enhance your site content by allowing to display your catalog most viewed products.

With the use of this extension, you can display a specified number of products in a grid layout with thumbnails of your products. When the customer views any product, that product will be displayed in a most viewed block on the home page and depending on the configuration. All Most viewed products are displayed in a slider with navigation arrows. The customer can add this product directly to Cart, Wishlist or compare from Most viewed product block on the home page.

There are three ways to display "Most Viewed Products":

1. As stand-alone Magento page.

2. As widget-like block that can be inserted anywhere (home page or any cms pages).

3. As slider in left or right sidebar.

Features

You can find these features below:

  • Easy to install and manage
  • Comes with very user-friendly interface
  • Easily manageable from admin side. Option to enable/disable and contain rich configuration options to configure extension from configuration area
  • Showcase your store’s best products
  • Drive attention of the website customers/visitors to the products
  • Display customer’s last viewed products as a most viewed product. Adds valuable credibility to the store
  • Allows to add a slider to show your products

How To Use

In front end, customers can see the Most Viewed Products list as a stand alone page with pager and also in sidebar with slider.

most viewed products

Settings

In the Most Viewed Settings tab, this extension allows store owner to enable or disable the module from admin.

Go to Solwin >> Most Viewed Products >> Configuration.

General Settings

most viewed admin settings

  • Enable: Yes | No.
  • Page Title: Enter title for home page slider.
  • Enable Top Link: Yes | No.
  • Top Link Text: Enter title for Top link text.
  • Enable Footer Link: Yes | No.
  • Footer Link Text: Enter title for Footer link text.
  • Items Per Page: Set numbers of product displayed per page.
  • Most Viewed Page Dropdown Limit: Set numbers for page drop down limit.

Sidebar Settings

most viewed admin settings

  • Show In Sidebar: Yes | No.
  • Title: Enter title for sidebar slider.
  • Limit: Set number of products displayed in sidebar.

Widget

Most Viewed Product Widget

1. Click on Content >> Pages.

2. Click on "Add New Page" button and create new page or open your existing page.

3. Go to “Content” section and click on “Insert Widget...” tab.

display most viewed product via widget
  • Widget Type: Select widget type “Solwin - Most View Product”.
  • Title: Enter title for widget section.
  • Most Viewed Product Limit: Set Product limit.
  • Display Items in Slider Row: Set number for display items in a slider row.
display most viewed widget front view

Support

If you have any questions or requests, please contact us at support@solwininfotech.com. We are very happy to assist you!

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