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VirtueMart 1.1 User Manual

$Date: 2009-06-30 08:12:31 +0200 (Di, 30 Jun 2009) $, $Revision: 1840 $

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Revision History

Revision 1.2 ; Date: June 2010 ; Author(s): soeren_nb
Fixed links to Developer Portal
Revision 1.1.1 ; Date: August 2008 ; Author(s): soeren_nb
Added Section about Product Types
Revision 1.1 ; Date: February 2008 ; Author(s): soeren_nb
Added Section about Downloadable Products + User Fields
Revision 1.01 ; Date: December 2007 ; Author(s): soeren_nb
Converted from DocType "article" to "book" with chapters
Revision 1.0 ; Date: April 2007 ; Author(s): soeren_nb
Updated to reflect new features in VirtueMart 1.1
Revision 0.91 ; Date: November, 23 2005 ; Author(s): soeren_nb
VirtueMart conversion
Revision 0.9 ; Date: May 31, 2005 ; Author(s): soeren_nb
Updated for Version 1.2 stable
Revision 0.81 ; Date: March 09, 2005 ; Author(s): soeren_nb
Initial Release

Table of Contents

Preamble
1. Introduction
1.1. What is VirtueMart?
1.2. What does it not do?
1.3. Screenshots
2. Installation
2.1. Joomla! Installation
2.2. VirtueMart Installation
3. First Steps
3.1. Joomla! Global Configuration
4. Administrator Tutorial
4.1. Shop Configuration
4.2. Getting Started
4.3. Store Setup
4.4. Countries, Currencies, Core Modules & Functions
4.5. Manufacturer Administration
4.6. Product Administration
4.7. User Management
4.8. Order Administration
4.9. Vendor Administration
4.10. Tax Rates
4.11. Shipping Modules
4.12. Payment Methods
4.13. Coupon Administration
4.14. Reports
5. About VirtueMart
5.1. Known Problems
5.2. To-Do List
5.3. About the VirtueMart Project
5.4. The Community
5.5. The Documentation

List of Figures

1.1. Frontend: Category Overview Page
1.2. Frontend: Product Details Page with Review Feature
1.3. Administration: Homepage / Summary / Statistics
1.4. Administration: Product List
4.1. The Configuration Form
4.2. Joomla! Administrator: Component Drop-Down List
4.3. VirtueMart Control Panel
4.4. VirtueMart Administration: The Store Form
4.5. VirtueMart Administration: Country List
4.6. VirtueMart Administration: Country Form
4.7. VirtueMart Administration: Currencies List
4.8. VirtueMart Administration: Currency Form
4.9. VirtueMart Administration: Module List
4.10. VirtueMart Administration: Currency Form
4.11. VirtueMart Administration: Function List
4.12. VirtueMart Administration: Function Form
4.13. VirtueMart Administration: Category List
4.14. VirtueMart Administration: Category Form
4.15. VirtueMart Administration: Product List
4.16. VirtueMart Administration: Product Form, Tab 1 - General Information
4.17. VirtueMart Administration: Product Form, Tab 2 - Display Options
4.18. VirtueMart Administration: Product Form, Tab 3 - Product Status
4.19. VirtueMart Administration: Product Form, Tab 4 - Product Dimensions and Weight
4.20. VirtueMart Administration: Product Form, Tab 5 - Product Images
4.21. VirtueMart Administration: Product Form, Tab 6 - Related Products
4.22. VirtueMart Administration: Product Form, Price Form in the Product Form
4.23. VirtueMart Administration: Price Form in the Product List
4.24. VirtueMart Administration: Price Update Notice
4.25. VirtueMart Administration: Product List - List Prices
4.26. VirtueMart Administration: Product Form - List Prices
4.27. VirtueMart Administration: Product Price List
4.28. VirtueMart Administration: Product Price Form
4.29. VirtueMart Administration: Add Attribute
4.30. VirtueMart Administration: Add a new item (=child product)
4.31. VirtueMart Administration: Edit Items
4.32. Attribute Manager in the Product Form
4.33. VirtueMart Administration: Product Type Management - Product Type Information
4.34. VirtueMart Administration: Product Types Management - Product Type List
4.35. VirtueMart Administration: Product Types Management - Product Type -Parameter Information
4.36. VirtueMart Administration: Product Types Management - Parameters of Product Type
4.37. VirtueMart Administration: Product Types Management - Adding new Product Type to a Product FASE 1
4.38. VirtueMart Administration: Product Types Management - Adding new Product Type to a Product FASE 2
4.39. VirtueMart Administration: Product Types Management - Adding new Product Type to a Product FASE 3
4.40. VirtueMart Administration: Product Types Management - Flypage of a Product assigned to a Product Type
4.41. VirtueMart Administration: Product Types Management - Creating a new product already assigned to a Product Type FASE 1
4.42. VirtueMart Administration: Product Types Management - Creating a new product already assigned to a Product Type FASE 2
4.43. VirtueMart Administration: Product Types Management - Creating a new product already assigned to a Product Type FASE 3
4.44. VirtueMart Administration: Product Types Management - Advanced Search According to Parameters - Selecting Product Type
4.45. VirtueMart Administration: Product Types Management - Advanced Search According to Parameters Form - Selecting Parameter Values
4.46. VirtueMart Administration: Product Types Management - Advanced Search According to Parameters Search Results
4.47. VirtueMart Administration: File Form
4.48. VirtueMart Administration:
4.49. VirtueMart Administration: File List
4.50. File Form
4.51. Download-Info Email
4.52. Resend Download ID
4.53. Re-enable Downloads
4.54. VirtueMart Administration: The Product Discount List
4.55. VirtueMart Administration: Product Discount Form
4.56. Add a Product Review (Administrator Side)
4.57. List of Product Reviews
4.58. VirtueMart Administration: Shopper Group List
4.59. VirtueMart Administration: Shopper Group Form
4.60. VirtueMart Administration: User Group List
4.61. VirtueMart Administration: User Group Form
4.62. VirtueMart Administration: The New Group in the Module List
4.63. VirtueMart Administration: Manage User Fields
4.64. VirtueMart Administration: Add a new User Field
4.65. VirtueMart Administration: New Field "EU Vat ID" in the registration form
4.66. VirtueMart Administration: Re-Ordering in the Field List
4.67. VirtueMart Administration: Modifying a Field
4.68. VirtueMart Administration: Order List
4.69. VirtueMart Administration: Upper Part of the Order Details
4.70. VirtueMart Administration: Bottom of the Order Details
4.71. VirtueMart Administration: Vendor List for a Category
4.72. VirtueMart Administration: Vendor Category Form
4.73. VirtueMart Administration: Vendor Category List
4.74. VirtueMart Administration: Vendor Category Deletion
4.75. VirtueMart Administration: Shipper Form
4.76. VirtueMart Administration: Shipping Rate List
4.77. VirtueMart Administration: Shipping Rate Form
4.78. VirtueMart Administration: Payment Method List
4.79. VirtueMart Administration: Payment Method Editor
4.80. VirtueMart Administration: Paypal Configuration Screen
4.81. VirtueMart Administration: Coupon List
4.82. VirtueMart Administration: Coupon Form

List of Examples

4.1.