TikTok on OpenCart Set Up Guide
Last updated, May 2024

To set up TikTok on OpenCart

  1. Find TikTok Business Extension under OpenCart's App Marketplace and click Install to get started

  2. Once the app is installed, TikTok Business Extension can be accessed from Extensions > Modules

  3. Fill out the fields listed on the Settingstab to authorize your account before attempting to connect your OpenCart store to TikTok.

  4. Next, toggle to the Connections tab. On this page, you will see a Connect button. Click Connect to sync your OpenCart account with TikTok.

    1. a.If you did not follow the steps to complete the "Settings" tab first, an error message will appear prompting you to provide the information requested, or highlighting any fields that were missing or left incomplete.

  5. Proceed to "Set Up TikTok for Business" Page

  • a. Log in to your TikTok account or sign up for a new one.

    • Authorize TikTok For Business to connect using your TikTok account.

  • b. After connecting your TikTok account to TikTok on OpenCart, you will need to connect your TikTok for Business account to OpenCart.

    • If the TikTok account you connected with TikTok on OpenCart is already linked to a TikTok For Business account, there is no action to take.

    • Otherwise, you will need to register for a new TikTok For Business account or log in to an existing one.

  • c. Having successfully connected your TikTok For Business account to OpenCart, you will be prompted to connect (or create) your TikTok Business Center.

    • To create a new TikTok Business Center, click Create New under the Business Center section. To connect to an existing TikTok Business Center, select one that belongs to your TikTok For Business account and click Connect.

  • d. Then connect to your TikTok Ad account.

    • To connect to an existing TikTok Ad Account, an account associated with your TikTok For Business account, click Connect.

    • To create a new TikTok Ad Account, click Create New.

  • e. After successfully connecting your TikTok account, TikTok for Business account, TikTok Business Center, and TikTok Ad account, you will need to set up the TikTok Pixel.

    • If you have never added a TikTok Pixel to your OpenCart store, click Create New.

    • If you have installed a TikTok Pixel using Developer Mode within the last 2 months, remove the existing Developer Mode Pixel from your OpenCart store, return to the integration installation and click Create New.

    • If you have installed TikTok Pixel using Developer mode more than 2 months ago, click Create New. Then, after you set up TikTok on OpenCart, remove the newly installed TikTok Pixel - click here for more instructions.

  • f. After connecting your pixel, toggle "Enable Advanced Matching" on to improve the match rate between clicks on your TikTok ads and the conversions that happen on your website.

  • g. Set up your product catalog syncing by clicking Create New. This will sync your existing product catalog to your TikTok Business Center.

NOTE: Catalog is required to set up your TikTok E-Commerce Platform Partner Integration. The ability to create a catalog and/or use catalog-based ad solutions may vary based on your market and region; learn more about catalog here.

6.Once each section is completed, click Finish Setup.

To add your Payment & Billing Information

Once you finish setting up TikTok on OpenCart, you can add your payment and billing information to your TikTok Ad account, if it is not already set up. Currently, you can set up your payment and billing information from the TikTok Marketing module or the Payment module.

To add a Payment Method from the TikTok Marketing module

  1. Open TikTok on OpenCart.

  2. Go to the Overview page.

  3. Locate the TikTok Marketing module and click Update Account.

  4. Enter your Payment information - we will use this information to generate your invoices.

  5. Select Automatic payment or Manual Payment and click Next.

    1. If you selected Automatic Payment, add a supported credit or debit card and click Submit.

    2. If you selected Manual Payment, enter a balance that you wish to add to your account, and click Next. Then add a supported payment method and click Submit.

  6. Clicking Submit will trigger a payment processing screen to appear, from there you will receive confirmation whether the payment method was successfully added or if it failed.

  7. If you were unable to add your payment method, click Try Again to restart the process.

To add a Payment Method from the Payment module

  1. Open TikTok on OpenCart.

  2. Go to the Settings page.

  3. Locate the Payment module and click Add payment method.

  4. Enter your Payment information - this will be used to generate your invoices.

  5. Select Automatic Payment or Manual Payment and click Next.

    1. If you selected Automatic Payment, add a supported credit or debit card and click Submit.

    2. If you selected Manual Payment, enter a balance that you wish to add to your account, and click Next. Then add a supported payment method and click Submit.

  6. Clicking Submit will trigger a payment processing screen to appear, from there you will receive confirmation whether the payment method was successfully added or if it failed.

  7. If you were unable to add your payment method, click Try Again to restart the process.

After you set up your payment method, you can manage your payment and billing information by going to the Payment module on the Settings page and clicking Manage. Then you will be able to manage your ad account's payment methods from TikTok Ads Manager or TikTok Business Center, depending on which platform you used to create your ad accounts.

Next steps

After setting up TikTok on OpenCart and adding your payment and billing information, you can start creating ads from the TikTok Marketing module on the Overview page, click here for more information. Or you may wish to set up TikTok Shopping if you are eligible to participate in the pilot program, click here for more information.

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