Mini Cart

The mini cart displays a summary of items in the cart. It is enabled by default, and appears when you click the Cart link at the top of the page. The link can be configured to display the number of different products (or SKUs) in the cart, or the total quantity of all items.

The shopper displays the shopping cart sidebar from a product page Mini Cart

For a registered customer, there are cases when the Mini Cart may not be synchronized across the multiple devices and browsers automatically. To synchronize the Mini Cart in such cases, the customer can simply open the Shopping Cart page on that device or browser.

Configure the mini cart

  1. On the Admin sidebar, go to Stores > Settings > Configuration.

  2. In the left panel, expand Sales and choose Checkout.

  3. Expand Expansion selector the Mini Cart section.

    Configuring the mini cart

  4. If the setting is for a specific store view, choose the store view where the configuration applies.

    When prompted, click OK to continue.

  5. Set Display Mini Cart to one of the following:

    Yes Displays the mini cart on store pages. The appearance of the sidebar depends upon the theme.
    No Disables the display of the mini cart on store pages.
  6. If the display is enabled, update the other options to configure the display:

    • For Number of Items to Display Scrollbar, enter the number of items that can appear in the sidebar before the scrollbar is triggered.
    • For Maximum Display Recently Added Item(s), enter the maximum number of recently added items that you want to appear in the mini cart.
  7. Click Save Config.

  1. On the Admin sidebar, got to Stores > Settings > Configuration.

  2. In the left panel, expand Sales and choose Checkout.

  3. Expand Expansion selector the My Cart Link section.

  4. Set Display Cart Summary to one of the following settings:

    Display item quantities This setting displays the total number of products in the cart, adding the quantities for each product.
    Display number of items in cart This setting displays the number of product items in the cart, regardless of quantity.

    Configuration options for My Cart Link Setting the cart link display

  5. Click Save Config.