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How do I install Virtuemart on my Joomla Website?
If you are a Joomla user and looking to extend your website capabilities, then Virtuemart is the plugin you must be seeking. Virtuemart is a popular e-Commerce Plugin that allows you to easily set-up an online shop or store on your Joomla website. In this article, we will explore how to install Virtuemart on your Joomla website.
Steps to Install Virtuemart:
Step 1: Download and Install Virtuemart
First you need to download Virtuemart from the Joomla Extensions Directory.
- Go to JED and download the latest version of Virtuemart.
- Upload the installer file using either the Extension Manager or FTP.
- In the Extension Manager, install the Virtuemart package.
Step 2: Activate Virtuemart
Once the installation is complete, you need to activate Virtuemart from the Components menu. You can find Virtuemart listed under Components.
- Open the Components Menu and select Virtuemart.
- Go to the System Tab and select “Enable”.
- You will now see the Virtuemart link in the top bar.
Step 3: Configure virtuemart
Once Virtuemart is activated, you can configure it to suit your needs.
- Go to “Configuration” and select the “Shop” tab.
- Here, you can set up all the shop parameters such as the currency, language, delivery methods and more.
- Go to the “Shop Front” tab and set up the shop categories, the checkout process and more.
- You can also go to the “Store” tab and manage store- related parameters, such as the store name and logo.
Step 4: Create Products
Once Virtuemart is configured, you can easily add products.
- Go to “Products” and select ”New”.
- Set up the product parameters such as the name, description, price and more.
- You can also add additional images to the product.
- Once you are done, save the product.
By following these steps, you can easily install and configure Virtuemart on your website. If you encounter any issues during the process, you can always turn to Free Spirits for help – They can help you with any small or big project.