Virtuemart Extension Guide


VirtueMart is a highly configurable and customizable multi-language shopping cart solution for Joomla 2.5 and 3 with a large number of additional extensions.

1. Overview


  • Products: Product Categories, Products, Custom Fields, Inventory, Taxes & Calculation Rules, Reviews & Ratings.
  • Orders & Shoppers: Orders, Revenue Report, Shoppers, Shopper Groups, Coupons.
  • Manufacturers: Manufacturers, Manufacturer Categories.
  • Shop: Shop, Media Files, Shipment Methods, Payment Methods.
  • Configuration:Configuration, Shopper Fields, Order Statuses, Currencies, Countries.
  • Tools: Tools & Migration, Control Panel, Logs, Support, Helps Topics, Forum, About.

We are going to give some more details below so please follow these steps to configure and use new VirtueMart effectively :

At first, to manage your own online shop, you have to go to VirtueMart on the top menu and log in the configuration areas mentioned below.

There are a few specific settings that you should use when using the VirtueMart

2. Modify the shop information

  • Choose Shop from the left column or from the top menu. shop

2. 1. Modify Vendor Information

vendor information

  • Shop Name: Change to the name of your shop or company
  • Vendor Name: Enter your vendor name.
  • URL: Attach your site’s URL
  • Minimum purchase order value for your shop: Give a number to set the barrier for this category

2. 2. Modify the base currency

base currency

  • Scroll down and switch your site to another currency.
  • In this case, the currency is United States dollar and all of the prices will be shown with a dollar sign in the cart.

2. 3. Modify the accepted currencies


  • Scroll down again and add more currencies to be accepted. The users can change the base currency to one in the currency field

2. 4. Change the logo image


  • Go toward to the Image Information area.
  • You can uncheck the box File published if you dont use a graphic.
  • Enter the name and detail of the image.
  • Used url: You can manually set the path to the image if it is available in site.
  • Browser and choose the desired image and upload

After that, click the Save & Close button to apply your changes.

3. Edit the payment methods


  • Reach Shop > Payment methods
  • ZT Payment is availble but you can add a new one if you like

3. 1. Add a new payment method


  • Choose New

3. 2. Modify


  • Go to Payment Method Information tab
  • Add Payment Name and Payment Description
  • Published: Choose Yes to publish
  • Payment Method: Scroll down and choose one method
  • Shopper Group: Choose the group this method will be used for
  • Click Save and swith to Configuration tab


  • Accepted Currency: You can choose the default Vendor
  • Choose Logo and types of Tax

After that, click the Save & Close button to apply your changes.

4. Modify the shipment methods


  • Click Shop > Shipment Methods

4. 1. Add a new shipment method


  • Do the same as Add a new payment method

4. 2. Modify


  • Change to the Configuration tab
  • Add the parameters

NaN. Frequently Asked Questions

VirtueMart is an easy-to-use extension, equipped with various features.

A: Please login to your ZooTemplate account and create a new ticket in Help Desk System. Our staffs will be there to assist you and get the problem solved.

NaN. Support Us

We want to know if you are happy, unhappy, or disappointed with something the feature has done, or if you have a suggestion about how we can do something better.

All feedback will be taken seriously and treated confidentially.