Learn how to create, maintain, and customize a professional e-commerce store using VirtueMart with Packt’s new book and eBook.

October 2013 | e-Commerce, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook, a practical, recipe-based cookbook that will teach you how to set up, maintain, and customize an attractive e-commerce store with ease using VirtueMart. The book not only allows you to implement a fully functional e-commerce store, but also customize it as per your requirements. The print book is 310 pages long and is competitively priced at $49.99, whilst the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $25.49.

About the Author:
John Horton is a web developer with many years of experience in helping businesses to make successful websites/apps/e-commerce solutions. Currently, he is the proprietor of HadronWebDesign, and he is also the brain behind an Android app for mathematics named MathLegends.

VirtueMart is an open source e-commerce solution designed for content management systems (CMS) that is best suited for low to medium level traffic websites.

Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook starts by showing you how to install and configure VirtueMart, how to set up and run your store day-to-day, and how to configure and customize the look and feel of your store.

This book contains recipes and example projects to help you get started with VirtueMart. With numerous recipes, practical tips, and helpful solutions, Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook will take you through every step required to achieve e-commerce success.

The book consists of the following chapters:
Chapter 1: Setting Up Shop
Chapter 2: Merchandising VirtueMart
Chapter 3: Shipping and Taxes
Chapter 4: Making Your Store Look Amazing
Chapter 5: Going Live
Chapter 6: Killer SEO
Chapter 7: Extending Joomla! and VirtueMart
Chapter 8: VirtueMart Alternatives
Chapter 9: Blueprint – Making an Android App out of Your Site Content

Website developers and administrators with basic knowledge of HTML and CSS who are interested in building e-commerce solutions with VirtueMart will find this book an indispensable resource. For more details, please visit the book web page at http://www.packtpub.com/building-ecommerce-sites-with-virtuemart-cookbook/book

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