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VirtueMart is a powerful free ecommerce component for Joomla!®. Easy to use for beginners and experts, it offers thousands of built in features to quickly install your professional store.

VirtueMart 4 is the latest stable version available. It is compatible with Joomla! 3.10.x and Joomla! 4 and Joomla! 5. The most recent version is in the extensions store 


VirtueMart is an Open source project, and this packages are free for download

How to start

You are new to Joomla and VirtueMart or you don't have Joomla already installed? we recommend to download the Full installer:

  1. Unzip the downloaded archive
  2. Move the unzipped archive to your web folder
  3. Open your browser and enter the URL of you website
  4. The installation process starts. Follow the instructions.

You already have Joomla installed ? Buy a membership and download the VirtueMart package(Core, AIO and TCPDF) and it install it.

  1. If your server prevents uploading such a big file, unzip the downloaded archive
  2. Install the VirtueMart core component via the Joomla installer first (
  3. Install the VirtueMart AIO component second. It contains VirtueMart plugins and modules (
  4. Install the TCPDF component. It is necessary for printing invoices and delivery notes (
  5. Install the admin template. (
  6. Install the frontend template horme. (

More detailed instructions can be found here: installation instructions.

You need more help? Visit our forum section about Installation, Migration & Upgrade VM 2.

Update by svn using this manual. how to update VirtueMart from SVN.


VirtueMart includes natively a very important list of features such as:

  • Complex product easily created
  • Easy Store Management
  • Powerful SEO features
  • Marketing and promotions tools included
  • Numerous payment providers integrated

Discover all the features, and try our demo.


VirtueMart has the same requirements as joomla.
However, we recommend those technical options:
php 5.3+ and mysql5.5, php settings: 128 MB RAM (at least 64 MB for the pdf invoices).


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