Guest Checkout Setting Up

The Guest Checkout allows customers to review products and form their cart without need to login. The sign up/in will be required only before payment (when guest clicks on Proceed to checkout button from the cart).

NOTE: As a Products Catalog usually added on the Dashboard (URL ends with "/my" after main LMS URL), the link with "/my" should be provided to guests. E.g., .

Before you get started... 

  • You have to be signed-in as a user with full admin rights.
  • You should have an IntelliCart installed and set up.

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Step 1: Setup Moodle Guest autologin

  • Go to Site administration > Users > Permissions > User policies
  • Tick the box Auto-login guests so that visitors are automatically logged in as guests when accessing a course with guest access (i.e., they don't have to click the Login as guest button)


  • Go to Site administration > Plugins > Authentication > Manage Authentication
  • Set Guest login button to Show option


  • Go to Site administration > Security > Site security settings
  • Enable Open to Google setting so that the Google search robot will be allowed to enter your site as a Guest. In addition, people coming in to your site via a Google search will automatically be logged in as a Guest
    NOTE: This setting could be called Open to search engines in some LMSs.


Step 2: Setup Moodle force login option

  • Go to Site administration > Security > Site security settings
  • Enable Force users to log in setting


Step 3: Setup Guest checkout in IntelliCart settings

  • Go to IntelliCart > Settings > Features > Guests block
  • Turn on the Enable guest checkout setting


Step 4: Allow Moodle capabilities for Guest Role 

  • Go to Site administration > Users > Permissions > Define roles > Guest > Edit
  • Scroll down to permissions, and allow next:
    • local/intellicart:checkout
    • local/intellicart:subscribe
    • local/intellicart:buyproducts
    • local/intellicart:buyseats



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