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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Displaying the core VirtueMart menus

Now we will display and arrange some of the VirtueMart modules. Let's try and do this in a way that might be used in our final trading Joomla! e-commerce site. Of course, you probably have very specific layout plans. But this recipe should show enough of the ins and outs for you to make any modifications to suit your plan.

Getting ready

First we need a plan. Here is a good one. We want a product search in the top right and a product category box on the left of the module. Next we want a shopping cart on the right with a currency choice selector under that. Basic, but functional.

How to do it...

Let's start with the product search box. This is distinct from the regular Joomla! search box that searches the Joomla! ...

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