Joomla 2.5 - E-Commerce Orders


Joomla 2.5 - E-Commerce Orders (accessing orders through Virtuemart)


To access the merchandise orders made through the website login to the back-end.


Go to Components > Virtuemart

Virtuemart Tutorial


Click on Orders to view all transactions.

virtuemart orders


You can change the status by using their status drop-down on this screen. Once it has been shipped, change the status to shipped so you have an accurate record.

Click on the Order Number to view the transaction details if needed. The details are emailed to you at the time of purchase.


To change a product description in the store:

Click on Products and then click on the product name.




Click on the Product Description tab at the top.

Type the new text into either field depending on where you’d like it to show up. The short description is more prominent.

product descriptions in Virtuemart



Save & Close

Save and close

Your changes will immediately show on the public site.


To remove a product from the store:

Click on Products to view your inventory.




Find the product you wish to remove.

Under the far right column Published, select the green checkmark. It will change to a red dot, which means it’s unpublished and no longer available on the site. You can always publish it again at a later date if you reorder more of that item without having to start from scratch.

removing virtuemart products