For more details see the One Step Checkout extension page.
The extension can significantly reduce cart abandonment, combining the entire purchase process on a single page. The whole checkout flow with various steps is simplified to a handy page with customizable sections and fields. Among its prominent features there are Google address suggest and freindly guest checkout.
To configure the extension settings please go to Admin panel → System → Configuration → One Step Checkout.
For better SEO rankings include main keywords in the Title and Heading of your checkout page.
In the Description, set an appropriate guidelines for your customers on various issues concerning taxes (e.g. VAT) or any other payment aspects, specific for your state. You can use <html> to highlight the important points.
In the Address Fields, choose the fields after filling in which, the data in Shipping Methods, Payment Methods (if enabled) will be accordingly refreshed (without full checkout page reloading).
To boost checkout page loading, you can enable Fast Page Load. This way, the customers will see the Billing section loaded instantly, and other sections will load short after (without full page reloading). This AJAX plugin offers smoother page performance.
Set the Move checkout to cart page option to Yes, if you want to couple shopping cart and checkout pages.
With Merge Shopping cart with Order Review option, you can simply make the review block editable and thus save space by combining the shopping cart block with review. This also means the customers will skip to checkout right after adding products to cart and will be able to complete it within minimum time period.
Set the default option for Payment Method and activate Ship to same address to hasten the checkout procedure.
You can also make newsletter subscription checkbox signed by default, set Select “Sign Up for Newsletter” checkbox to Yes. See how to enable Newsletter Subscription in Visual options
Add the Sections you want to be displayed on the checkout page.
To significantly simplify the address fill, enable Google Autocomplete.
The feature will not be available without API key. The settings may appear somewhat complex, but once you all set, you have a convenient feature, that makes address fill procedure simplified to couple of clicks.
These settings allow you to customize the checkout page as you want.
Please go to Admin panel → System → Amasty One Step Checkout to configure display of fields in checkout blocks and other options.
At the Labels and Layout tab you can specify labels for checkout blocks and choose layout for the checkout page. It is possible to specify labels and all other extension settings for each store view.
At the Fields tab you can configure the order and other parameters of fields in checkout blocks. Please choose for which block to edit the fields, Billing or Shipping.
At the Geo IP tab you can enable the Geo IP option. When the option is enabled, Country field will be filled in automatically during checkout.
Click Download and Import.
Open the Credit Card Detector tab to configure card icons display.
As you see, checkout is combined with shopping cart page and is very compact. Customers need to fill in just one page and the order is complete. To save additional space, you can remove shopping cart and enable editing of products in cart on order review step.
Customers can log in right on the checkout page.
Registered customers will have their checkout information filled automatically.
Google Address Autocomplete significantly ease the checkout procedure for customers.