Today I am going to start series post and wanted to explain how you can add child product in virtuemart and how to manage child product with size and In this first part of article series, you will learn about the basics about virtuemart and to add child product into virtuemart in joomla 1.5
What is VirtueMart ?
VirtueMart is a free,simple standalone mechanism Joomla Component used for Shopping Cart Application for shopping cart solution
Let’s understand to add child product step by step which clears you
First of all, Login to joomla admin panel and go to
component >> virtuemart and then select Product from left panel and go to the
add product option.
Next, is about to add a new product so type in SKU for basic product because its mandatory field as well as the Name, price, description, images etc. are semi-optional fields so enter required values for same. Next,select a category listed in categories option then save the new product and open the saved product again from product list.
Add attribute in the top-right menu and here enter an attribute name, for example enter ‘SIZE’ or ‘COLOR’ into the “Attribute Name” field. “List Order” field is optional and then click on Save button and your list will be show to you
Again, Go to your newly added product and Now select button named
New Item from the top-right menu above your product data and a new product entry appears for child product and enter all details same like you entered before for Product.Enter a unique SKU for the child product and other details too
Go to the
Item Status tab in the menu and at the bottom of the form,you will find the lists of “Attribute” defined by you and place the value. Now you can save your product.
Finally, click on
item information under the product title in the product list to access the child products.
This is all about to add child product into the virtuemart in joomla and you can see your child product in dropdown like in below screenshot.
so, in Next article, I will explain you how you can manage child product with size attribute and how you can make changes for same.