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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Chapter 8. VirtueMart Alternatives

In this chapter we will cover:

  • Installing HikaShop as an alternative to VirtueMart
  • HikaShop quick evaluation tour
  • Installing RedShop as an alternative to VirtueMart
  • RedShop quick evaluation tour
  • Installing J2Store for in-article products
  • Configuring J2Store
  • Adding a product to a Joomla! article with J2Store
  • Installing MyMuse for digital download products
  • Configuring MyMuse
  • Adding products to MyMuse

Introduction

In this chapter we look at four Joomla! e-commerce components. The first two HikaShop and RedShop stand as fully fledged e-commerce solutions and potential alternatives to VirtueMart.

The next two perform very specific aspects really well. J2Store allows you to have products and cart neatly integrated into a Joomla! ...

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