How to change your VirtueMart store language

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.

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As you can see, the current language of our VirtueMart store is English:

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After we change the Joomla 2.5 site language to Spanish…

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The language used in our ViruteMart store is changed to Spanish as well:

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.

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