How to link to your VirtueMart store front in Joomla 2.5
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In our previous tutorial we installed VirtueMart for Joomla 2.5. The next thing we will want to do is create a link in our main menu to our VirtueMart store.
To create a VirtueMart menu item in Joomla 2.5:
- Log into Joomla 2.5 Dashboard
- In the top menu, hover over Menus, hover over the menu you want to place your VirtueMart link in, and then click Add New Menu Item
- Next to Menu Item Type, click Select
- Under Select a Menu Item Type, find and click the frontpage link under the VirtueMart header
- Next to Menu Title, enter the text for the link. In our example, we entered Shop Online
- In the top right menu, click Save & Close
Congratulations, you have successfully created in Joomla 2.5 a VirtueMart menu item that links to your store front page!
We will now begin adding products to our online store, and we will start with first adding new product categories.
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2017-06-07 3:18 am
I have some query regarding of virtuemart particular product.
Is it possible to implement a fee paying procedure i.e. when the user clicks on Pay fee, they are redirected to the payment gateway directyl, skipping the add to cart and shopping cart step.
2017-06-07 10:03 am
Virtuemart does NOT provide a payment verification and processing. You have to work with a vendor that provides that service. Here's a list of the payment options provided through VirtueMart's documentation: Payment Methods.
If you're trying to provide a method different from what their documentation is providing, then you need to speak with the provider of the plugin or a developer in order to change the functionality of application.
If you have any further questions, please let us know.