How to add a new Product in VirtueMart for Joomla 2.5

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Adding a new product to our store will be the next step In our VirtueMart for Joomla 2.5 tutorial series. We just setup a new product category, Operating Systems. In this tutorial, we will show you how to add a new product to your VirtueMart store. We will add a book called, “Working at the Ubuntu Command-Line Prompt” to our Operating Systems category.

Steps for adding a new product in VirtueMart:

  1. Log into your Joomla 2.5 Dashboard
  2. In the top menu, hover over Components and click VirtueMart
  3. Click the Products icon
    click-the-products-icon
  4. Click the New button in the top right menu
  5. There are many options you can enter when setting up a product. For our example, we will enter the following basic details: Product Name, Product Category, and Cost Price.
    enter-basic-product-information
  6. You will also want to click the various tabs at the top so you can modify the product even further, for example adding a product image and description.
    set-other-product-options
  7. When you are finished configuring the details of your new product, click Save in the top right menu
  8. You have succussfully added a new product to your VirtueMart store in Joomla 2.5! When you browse your store, you will now find your new product.
    browse-and-find-your-new-book

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