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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Fixing the safe path warning

We are making rapid progress. Remember the Safe path empty... warning? Here we will fix it.

Getting ready

Log in to Joomla! and go to the VirtueMart control panel.

How to do it...

This will only take a minute:

  1. Click on the drop-down menu titled Configuration. Immediately below is a Configuration link, click on that too. The following screenshot shows the warning that appears at the top of the page:
    How to do it...
  2. The safe path warning requires us to make a folder outside of the publicly accessible web folder, where VirtueMart can store sensitive data (credit card info, text messages from previous partners, and so on).

    Note

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