How to change your VirtueMart store languageWritten by Brad Markle
If you need to change your VirtueMart store language, you'll need to change your Joomla 2.5 site language. VirtueMart does not allow you to have your store in a different language than the rest of your website.
You may have noticed that when we switched our online store to Spanish, we lost our products and categories. This is due to the way VirtueMart stores products, and you can learn more here on why you lose products after changing languages within VirtueMart.