Searching for products in VirtueMart is the primary way your customers find items in your store. If you have merchandise in stock, you need to have a way for users to search for and find it! VirtueMart includes its own product search module, or you can look for other third party search modules.
Customizing the default VirtueMart Product SearchThe primary product search module in VirtueMart works quite well. If you're looking change the look and feel of your product search, you can customize VirtueMart's search module.
Advanced Product SearchYou can make it easy for your customers to find products by allowing them to filter product search results based upon manfactuer, price, and other attributes. There is an array of third party plugins available to add advanced product search to VirtueMart.
Joomla Community Google+ Hangout #3
June 3rd, 2014
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