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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Updating VirtueMart

VirtueMart are fairly good at releasing updates, security patches, and improvements. It is always a good idea to keep up to date for the reasons just implied.

If you see the following screenshot on the left hand side of your VirtueMart control panel, then it means there is a newer version of VirtueMart available. Don't click on it just yet, we need to prepare first.

Updating VirtueMart

Getting ready

VirtueMart and Joomla! updates are extremely reliable. I have never "broken" a website by updating Joomla! or VirtueMart. But if you have custom coding, custom template files, extensions which might or might not be compatible, or perhaps are just a bit ...

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