Building E-commerce sites with VirtueMart Cookbook

Building E-commerce sites with VirtueMart Cookbook

Language: English

Pages: 310

ISBN: 1782162089

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


This brilliantly accessible book is the perfect introduction to using all the key features of VirtueMart to set up and install a fully-functioning e-commerce store. From the basics to customization, it's simply indispensable.

Overview

  • Get to grips with VirtueMart and build an attractive store powered by Joomla!
  • Increase the visibility of your store with SEO and product descriptions
  • Keep your store profitable by configuring tax, shipping and orders

In Detail

VirtueMart is a premier eCommerce solution powered by Joomla!

In Building E-commerce sites with VirtueMart Cookbook you will learn how to create a full-functioning and attractive eCommerce solution with VirtueMart. You will be shown how to install and configure VirtueMart, how to set-up and run your store day-to-day as well as configure and customize the look and feel of your store. With this book by your side, you will be able to overcome as problems setting up, administrating and customizing your eCommerce store!

This book finishes with blueprint projects meaning that getting started with VirtueMart is even easier for the novice and aspiring site builder or developer. If you have always wanted to create a professional-looking store, but are worried about the complexity and difficulty involved, then this book is for you! With numerous recipes, practical tips and solutions Building eCommerce sites with VirtueMart Cookbook will take you through every step required to achieve eCommerce success.

What you will learn from this book

  • Set-up and install a fully-functioning eCommerce store
  • Configure tax, shipping and orders
  • Administrate your shop day-to-day
  • Customize the look and feel of your store

Approach

Written in a friendly, recipe-based style, this practical cookbook will show you how to create, maintain and customize attractive eCommerce solutions with ease.

Who this book is written for

This book is written for anyone who is interested in building eCommerce solutions with VirtueMart. If you have little to no experience with eCommerce this book will show you how to overcome any problem no matter how complex it appears. Experienced site builders and administrators will also find the solutions this cookbook offers useful. Basic HTML and CSS would be beneficial.

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global information to multiple products Custom fields – customizing products with versions and charging different prices for them Custom fields – show related products on the product details page Custom fields – adding customizable product text and charging per letter Custom fields – creating groups of custom fields Setting the product and category, sort, and search options Introduction This chapter is packed full of recipes to help you get your VirtueMart store stocked up. The

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