VirtueMart is a PHP-based Shopping Cart Application for selling goods over the internet. It's a power packed Joomla component which helps create an interactive online stores. Does VirtueMart development lead to an interactive online store? Yes, affirmative.
VirtueMart installs easily using the Automatic Component and Module Installer and is intended for use in small or medium Online Businesses and Shops.
Thus, for every potential online retailer, VirtueMart development is the sure shot solution for building virtual stores. The question is what makes VirtueMart the perfect solution for online stores? Let's examine with the help of BargainBooks, a perfect online book shop conceived and created by our VirtueMart Customization and Joomla component development team.
The challenge posed by our team in the creation of this website included multiple requirements to be met. For example, BargainBooks is one of the largest E-Commerce websites in the world. Using Joomla 1.5 and VirtueMart, we created a 'browse through' perfect virtual bookstore with favorite books at discounted prices. The store also offers free home delivery in selected countries and houses a database of over 35lakh books to choose from!
As far as technicalities are concerned, VirtueMart development or VirtueMart Customization requires a MySQL database environment for storage. Since VirtueMart is an open source e-commerce solution, the application code is openly visible in PHP. VirtueMart offers a variety of Features which can be tailored as per one's requirements. It is also possible to extend the Functionality of Joomla and VirtueMart using Plugins, Components, Templates and Modules to make them do what you need!
What really makes VirtueMart an efficient tool to make interactive websites is the fact that it supports an unlimited number of products and categories. In addition VirtueMart itself offers simplified templates 'fly page' structures that allow various shopping and cart pages to be edited as standard html and CSS.
On one hand, you can purchase products online, and on the other, you can turn off the shopping cart features and witness a 'catalogue' mode.
…some of its noteworthy features include:
- Secure Sockets Layer, Encryption
- Flexible Tax Models
- Multiple Prices
- Different payment gateways
- Order History
- Order Confirmation Mails to Shopper and Store Owner
- Multiple Currencies
- Quick Search with filters
- Product Ratings & Testimonials
- On-the-Fly Price Conversion between different Currencies using Live Rates from the ECB or other banks
- Pre-defined Payment Gateways
Minute details like multiple images per product, Product Attributes like color or size, Classification types (music, two wheelers), shopper groups with different price levels, shipping rates, live credit card processing and so on are also supported as far as VirtueMart by Joomla development is concerned.
You can count on us for superior VirtueMart development, VirtueMart customization, Joomla development and Joomla component development services too. Bargain Books is an excellent example (conceived and created by team XpertPHP) of VirtueMart…