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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Adding manufacturers and manufacturer categories

So you have decided that having the option of organizing your products by manufacturer is right for your business. This really quick and simple recipe will show you how.

You just need to decide if you are going to configure only manufacturers or manufacturers and categories. If your store only uses a few manufacturers or even a fairly large range of manufacturers then you probably don't need to define or separate them into categories.

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Manufacturer categories are completely distinct from product categories although they work to organize your product range in a similar way.

If your manufacturers come from a diverse range of product types or are quite numerous, then manufacturer categories are almost ...

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