VirtueMart Wiki

VirtueMart is an Open Source E-Commerce solution to be used together with a powerful Content Management System (CMS) called Joomla!. Joomla! and VirtueMart are written in PHP and made for easy use in a PHP/MySQL Environment.
VirtueMart is the leading Online-Shop Solution for Joomla! with over 2 million downloads. It is reported to be the third most popular Ecommerce program in the world, and is in actual use in more websites than osCommerce, PrestaShop, and OpenCart.

Requirements:

  • Joomla 2.5 or higher
  • PHP 5.3.10 or higher
  • MySQL 5

Roadmap

USER RESOURCES

RECOMMENDED:

ONLINE VIRTUEMART 2 ADMINISTRATION USER MANUAL

Note: the user manual has been moved here http://docs.virtuemart.net/
VM2 Products Menu
VM2 Orders and Shoppers Menu
VM2 Manufacturers Menu
VM2 Shop Menu
VM2 Configuration Menu
VM2 Tools Menu

INSTALLATION
Easy VirtueMart 2 Install Instructions - For Beginners
Installation of VirtueMart 2 with provided packages
Manual installation/update of VM2 - For Developers
Create virtuemart installer - For Developers

VIRTUEMART 2 UPGRADING/MIGRATION
Latest live update information - For Beginners and Administrators
Upgrading VM1 to VM2 with provided packages
Migrate Joomla! 1.0 (incl. VirtueMart) to Joomla! 1.5

USER INSTRUCTIONS, Explanations, How-To's & Hints
Hints for the use of the template system
General JS-Problems with templates and jQuery
Javascript/CSS Template Overrides and Avoiding Conflicts between Libraries
Product custom fields without stock control
Product custom fields with stock control
Product custom fields Plugin Customer Text Input
Webservices usage
Tools

DEVELOPER RESOURCES

VirtueMart Development Getting Started

Nightly Builds
A note to new Developers
Developer guideline
- Setting up a Development Environment
-- Create virtuemart installer
- general php hints
- Coding standards and hints for Virtuemart
- GUI standard
Plugin system
Using Docblocks for quality code documentation
API documentation
Version infrastructure
Test cases

SUPPORT RESOURCES

Writing documentation
Writing translation
Developing a module or plugin for VirtueMart 2

VIRTUEMART VERSIONS

Version History
VirtueMart 1.5.x
VirtueMart 1.1.x
VirtueMart 1.0.x