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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Custom fields – creating groups of custom fields

Now just suppose you want more than one custom field type on a whole range of products. You guessed it, you need to create a group or a parent. The existing custom fields can then be made into children of the parent. Clearly this is a slightly different order from how human parents get their children. We could think of the existing custom fields as orphans and the parent we will soon create as an adoptive parent. Yes that works better.

Getting ready

Choose the custom fields you are going to have adopted, by your soon to be created parent.

How to do it...

We are going to group together a couple of the custom fields from earlier recipes and add them to the Joomla! the Movie product:

  1. Select the Products ...

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