How to display the payment button?

From version 2.6.10, VirtueMart has a new features that allows payment to have their own template layout. It’s useful for payments like Pay With Amazon which has a complete checkout process running in parallel to the normal checkout process. The template from 3rd party developer may not include this new functionnality. So, how to adjust […]

Override vmsite-ltr.css

Most VirtueMart 2 users want to change the styles and layouts as defined in the default vmsite-ltr.css. You should create an override file, to which you can apply all desired changes. The file should be copied into your Joomla template’s css folder. Ex: yourdomain\templates\yourtemplate\css\vmsite-ltr.css After doing this, the image paths for some VirtueMart images and […]

Learn how to overwrite plugins in VirtueMart?

In VirtueMart we use the joomla template system to create the overrides of a plugin. To check if your plugin is overridable, then you check your installation. Search for your plugin in the path /root/plugins/group/name, for example: /plugins/vmcustom/textinput If the plugin has a second folder with the same name, then it is using the overridable […]

How to add logo for payment and shipment?

Friends! You can add logo for payment and shipment in 2 steps: Step 1. Uploading the logo in the correct folder The logos must be placed under the following folders: images/stories/virtuemart/payment for the payment methods images/stories/virtuemart/shipment for the shipment methods You can upload the logos via the Joomla media manager: For Joomla 1.5, go in […]

About Template System

The new template system of virtuemart allows fine grained overrides for each category and product. We have the joomla template system: http://docs.joomla.org/Template_Development http://docs.joomla.org/Joomla!_1.5_Template_Tutorial http://docs.joomla.org/Layout_Overrides_in_Joomla_1.6 http://www.spiralscripts.co.uk/Joomla-Tips/using-template-overriding-with-joomla.html The virtuemart default shop template is overriding the joomla configurations. You can choose in the configuration the template and layout for the shop, the category and the product view, you […]

How to set a testing enviroment in Paypal?

The PayPal Sandbox is a testing environment that allows you to test all the PayPal features. It is an almost identical copy of the live PayPal website. You should test the payment configuration with the Sandbox environment to make sure that it functions work well. You can learn complete details on using the Paypal Sanbox […]

How to configure avatax?

The avalara plugin is for a dynamic tax calculation for whole USA. The configuration is mainly done with a calculation rule. I. Installation – Go to your plugin manager in joomla, select type (drop-down) vmcalculation and enable “VM – Calculation Avalara Tax” – Open your virtuemart administration, =>Taxes & Calculation Rules and create a new […]

Searchable Customfield Usecase

We recommend VirtueMart sampledata for initial testing. And keep defaults if not specified or desired to change. Before you start: – Ensure show search is enabled: browse VirtueMart configuration vm > configuration > templates – Check config of menu item to display Searchable Custom Field. To be sure that the search is displayed, Browse Joomla […]