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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Chapter 7. Extending Joomla! and VirtueMart

In this chapter we will cover:

  • Installing Sourcerer
  • Installing jQuery on Joomla! 2.5 using Sourcerer
  • Personalizing your store content with Sourcerer
  • Detecting the user's country with Sourcerer and GeoIP
  • Installing Weever Apps
  • Configuring a Weever App
  • Installing the VM Affiliate component
  • Setting up a campaign and then testing it with VM Affiliate

Introduction

This chapter is all about the things that Joomla! and VirtueMart can't do on their own but with the help of a friendly extension can quite simply and usually for free, be extended to do.

We look at Sourcerer for messing with JavaScript, jQuery, and PHP, then the really cool but sadly not free VM Affiliate for getting an affiliate campaign working in a span ...

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