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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Installing a Joomla! Template

As there is clearly something of a supply problem when it comes to VirtueMart-specific free templates, this recipe will look at installing a regular Joomla! template and using it in your VirtueMart store.

Installing a Joomla! template is a very easy thing to do. But if you have never done it before read on.

Getting ready

Check the resources appendix for a choice of places to get free and paid templates. Download your chosen template on your desktop. It should be in the form of a ZIP file. Log in to your Joomla! admin area and read on.

How to do it...

This simple recipe is in two steps. First we upload the template then we set it as the active template.

  1. Select Extensions | Extension Manager from the top Joomla! menu.
  2. Click ...

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