In this tutorial we will walk you through creating a new product in Virtuemart. This is an important step in setting up your online store, since you must add new products for them to be sold online.
Adding a Product:
- Login to the Admin panel for Joomla.
- Roll your mouse over the Components option in the menu, and select the Virtuemart option.
- Select the Products option from the menu, then click Products.
You will be presented with several field options under the Product Information menu.
||Check this box for the product to be seen in your virtuemart store.
||Check this box to display this new product in the featured section of your Eshop.
||Enter the optional SKU number for the product.
||Fill in the name of your product in this field.
||What you enter here will be seen in the URL of the product page.
||Enter a web address for information pertaining to this product.
||From the drop-down menu, choose your product's manufacturer.
||Choose the category from this Drop-down menu. In my tests, I am selecting the T-shirts category I created in our previous tutorials.
||Click this field and select your shopper group.
|Product Details Page
||Click here to select or search for yourproduct details page.
Below the Product information menu, there will also be a Product pricing menu with several fields. In my tests I am only entering the Cost Price, feel free to fill in additional fields, however they are not required.
After making your selections click the Save & Close button. You will then see your newly added item under the Products list.
Congratulations, now you know how to add a new product to your Virtuemart eshop powered by Joomla!