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Ecommerce Website Development. Professor Syed Rizvi. What is Virtuemart. VirtueMart is a Shopping Cart Application for selling goods over the internet. It's a Component for a Content Management System called Joomla! It can't be used without Joomla!. What is Virtuemart. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Professor Syed Rizvi

  • VirtueMart is a Shopping Cart Application for selling goods over the internet. It's a Component for a Content Management System called Joomla! It can't be used without Joomla!.

  • It installs fairly easy using the automatic Component and Module Installer. It's intended for use in small / mid-sized Online Businesses / Online-Shops. You can use this Component for selling to build up an Online Store

  • Manage an unlimited Number of Products and CategoriesUse it as a Shop or just as an Online-Catalog Sell downloadable ProductsPowerful Web-Administration InterfaceProduct Import & Export using CSV Files

  • Add Images and Files to a ProductAdd Attributes (like Size or Color) to your ProductsManage Customers in Shopper GroupsAssign more than one Price to a Product: each Shopper Group has its own!Display Prices either including or excluding tax (manageable for each Shopper Group)

  • Shop Statistics / Control Panel with a Summary of new Customers, new Orders....Manage the Stock Level for Products and ItemsNotify Shoppers when a Product is back in StockUse Zone based Tax Calculation (city/state & country/region) ORStore Owner based Tax Calculation (e.g. in European countries)

  • Manage your own Shipping Carriers and RatesUse InterShipper, UPS, USPS or Canada Post Shipping Rate API.Complete Order Management with Order History, Customer Notification and Order EditBasic Reporting Feature: sold Items, monthly & yearly RevenueManage Order Statuses

  • Shoppers can add their own Shipping AddressesCustomers can easily search for ProductsFeature specific products by setting them on specialLet your shoppers know when a product is available againShoppers can see, in what time a product will usually ship, on product-details page

  • Shoppers can manage their User Accounts (registration required)Shopper can view all their Orders with DetailsOrder Confirmation Mail (customizable!) is sent to Shopper and Store OwnerManage different Currencies, Countries & StatesUse safe SSL encryption (128-bit)

  • Capable of live Credit Card ProcessingUse payment gateways like, eWay, Worldpay, PayMate and NoChex....Use PayPal or the 2Checkout IPN gatewayExtend your Shop with other Payment & Shipping Modules or just write your own!Many more! Just browse to [] for more Features & Extensions

  • Download xampp software package from: the heading XAMPP for Windows 1.7.3, 2009/12/23 Basic Package. The file link is labeled EXE and 51 MB Self-extracting RAR archiveRemember the location on hard drive where it is stored

  • Double Click the downloaded xampp-win32-1.7.3.exe fileAccept all defaults dont change directoryIt should create a program group in a All Programs named Apache FriendsThere should a link under it called XAMPP Control PanelThere is a directory, xampp, under C drive (see the bottom from Windows Explorer)

  • Form All Programs Apache Friends, click Xampp Control PanelClick once on Start button in front of Apache and then of MySql. You should see two green labels Running

  • Open a IE or Firefox browser windowEnter address: http://localhostYou should see a Welcome Screen for XAMPP

  • Create a subdirectory named virtuemart under C:\xampp\htdocs Copy the virtuemart bundle file, VirtueMart_1.1.4_eCommerce_Bunde_Joomla_1.5.14.tgz, into the new virtuemart folderUnzip the virtuemart bundle file VirtueMart_1.1.4_eCommerce_Bunde_Joomla_1.5.14.tgz into this new virtuemart subfolder

  • Enter :http://localhost/virtuemartSelect en_US EnglishClick NextPre-Installation Checks should be all YesClick NextClick Next again to accept the License terms

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