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Virtuemart eCommerce | Video Tutorial for Creating and Cloning Items

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This article provides a brief video tutorial which demonstrates how to create and/or clone items using the Virtuemart eCommerce Solution in your Joomla Website. 

AdverGroup Web Design specializes in installing and configuring Virtuemart for clients seeking an out of the box Shopping Cart solution for eCommerce Websites. We often recommend the use of Virtuemart as it provides an easy-to-use eCommerce Solution for the Joomla CMS.

VirtueMart is an Open Source E-Commerce solution (a Component or Plug-in) for the Joomla! Content Management System. It can be run as a Shopping Cart, or in Catalog mode. In order to utilize Virtuemart you need to install Joomla! first (as the "Framework"), and then install & configure VirtueMart. This component provides a total shopping cart and invoicing eCommerce extension to the Joomla CMS.

Here at AdverGroup Web Design in Arlington Heights, IL we teach our clients how to be good content managers. So we have produced a series of basic training video demonstrating Joomla and many Joomla 3rd Party Components.

In this tutorial you will learn how to create and/or clone products using the Virtuemart eCommerce component for the Joomla Content Management System.


 The Virtuemart eCommerce solution provides the following features:


  • Nested categories
  • With meta tags for seo
  • With description and media


  • With meta tags for seo
  • Short and long description
  • Dimensions (weight, size)
  • Multiple media
  • Variants, attributes
  • Unlimited child products and derivated levels
  • Product pattern (Parent product used as pattern for child products)
  • Related products
  • Reviews and ratings


  • Pricing depending by shoppergroups
  • Price display depending by shoppergroups
  • Payment/shipment depending by shoppergroups


  • Customizable shopper input form
  • Input form depended on registration, checkout or shipment
  • Completely anonymous checkout
  • Addressbook
  • Default Bill-to and Ship-to address
  • Default payment and shipment method


  • Stocking/inventory
  • Stock warning
  • Virtual stock (ordered but not finally bought)


  • Various type of prices to display depended by shoppergroup
  • Prices adjusted by shopper chosen currency
  • Different currency format per currency


  • Auto updating rates
  • Add your own currencies for fixed currency rates


  • Default SEF/SEO integrated


  • Discounts based on time, category, shoppergroup, country, and state
  • Tax based on time, category, shoppergroup, country, and state
  • Discounts, tax per product and/or order
  • Discounts, tax have their own currencies (for duties)


  • Based on plugins
  • Minimal amount / maximal amount to use a payment
  • Transaction fees
  • By countries
  • By shopper groups
  • Paypal, SystemPay, Payzen, Klarna, Cash on delivery included


  • Based on plugins
  • By shopper groups
  • By countries
  • Based on weight, zip, countries, number of articles, order amount


  • Guest checkout; completely anonymous checkout
  • Option to register at begin of checkout
  • Cart is an object, competly overridable by template
  • Cart is stored in the session
  • 1 click checkout
  • Multipage checkout
  • One page checkout (not by default)
  • SSL


  • Payment/shipment workflow
  • History
  • Modifiable
  • Order tracking for anonymous users


  • Latest
  • Top Ten (most sold)
  • Newest
  • Featured
  • Sortable
  • Searchable


  • Native with joomla 2.5
  • With extra joomla components (joomfish) for joomla 1.5


  • Coupon handling
  • Recommend a product to friend link

AdverGroup Web Design is located in Arlington Heights, IL. As a local web design firm we assist many clients in the Chicago area.  However, the nature of our business being the "World Wide Web", allows us to serve many national web design clients as well. Having served a wide spectrum of web design clients, we have grown with the many experiences and successes of past projects. Thus resulting in our ability to provide solutions that suit the needs of our clients, big or small!

Joomla is a FREE open source solution. 

We can assist you in installing and configuring Joomla and Virtuemart. AdverGroup produces these video tutorials to assist clients and the general public, in learning more about the Joomla Content Management System and third part components developed to work with Joomla. Contact AdverGroup Web Design today by clicking here.

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