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How to add child product in VirtueMart

How to add child product in VirtueMart

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

Getting Started:

Let’s understand to add child product step by step which clears you

Step 1

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.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

Now,Click on 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 shown to you

Step 4

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

Step 5

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.

VirtueMart Joomla

Step 6

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.

child Product list

so, in Next article, I will explain to you how you can manage child product with size attribute and how you can make changes for same.

Also Read:
Custom Query with Joomla
Free shipping for specific Country in Virtuemart Joomla
About Module Position in Joomla

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Comments (4)

  1. Can you write the same article for VM 2?

    1. Yes sure…. 🙂

  2. Great info and straight to the point Thanks 🙂

  3. making a a new version of or website and want to use child products in several layers, i.e. a child product has child products tha you must choose from. I can set up the products, but only the first level of child products is displayed. What do I need to do?

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