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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Chapter 1. Setting Up Shop

In this chapter we will cover:

  • Installing Joomla! 2.5 in your web space
  • Increasing the Joomla! session lifetime
  • Installing VirtueMart and the core add-ons
  • Familiarizing yourself with VirtueMart
  • Removing the VirtueMart AIO component
  • Creating a link to our store
  • Removing the currency not defined error
  • Filling out the company information section
  • Fixing the safe path warning
  • Setting up your company identity in VirtueMart
  • Creating a menu for your must-have information
  • Displaying the core VirtueMart menus

Introduction

Welcome to Setting Up Shop. As the name suggests, by the end of this chapter you will have a working Joomla!/VirtueMart installation, with some core e-commerce features such as a shopping cart, product search, and fully functioning ...

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