Author Topic: Virtuemart product detail word limit  (Read 2812 times)


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Virtuemart product detail word limit
« on: April 24, 2012, 09:54:59 am »
 I´m having troubles with product description word or characters limit, I mean, I add a new product and in product description I insert a long text over 2000 words and when I save a product, it cuts me a text more or less in 1690 words and I need more because it´s a photo camera store and I need to inser caracteristics and technical information.

 i have the last version of virtuemart

I realized that the demo version of the site is the same problem VirtueMart


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Re: Virtuemart product detail word limit
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2012, 12:32:30 pm »
You can allow more characters to be stored in the database by changing dblayoutstrict - see

Try this on a backup copy first!

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Re: Virtuemart product detail word limit
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2012, 15:53:55 pm »
Thanx for info

I realized where it comes from but I can not solve problem
  I changed virtuemart.cfg [config]
# # shop settings
shop_is_offline = 0
Our Shop is currently offline_message = down for maintenance. Please check back again soon.
use_as_catalog = 0
currency_converter_module = convertECB.php
order_mail_html = 1
DateFormat =% m /% d /% y
useSSL = 0
dangeroustools = 0
debug_enable = none
google_jquery = 1
multix = none
dblayoutstrict = false

dblayoutstrict = FALSE
dblayoutstrict = 0

I used
Renew by config file

and then

install tables
or if Necessary
update Them

texts in product description disappeared and nothing further

I made ​​a template on Joomla 1.5
and VirtueMart is version 2.0.6

Is wrong version of joomla 1.5 ? I do not understand where I'm wrong