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VirtueMart compatibility with Joomla templates
« on: January 24, 2017, 16:33:50 PM »

Could you please let me know if VM is compatible with Joomla templates from They use a Vertex framework to develop their templates and I'd like to know if my current site which uses their template can be updated by installing and integrating VM with little bespoke coding or will it not work?


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Re: VirtueMart compatibility with Joomla templates
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2017, 16:44:47 PM »
You should ask the developers of Shape5. In normal cases vm should work with all templates, but it is possible that you get JavaScript errors depending on loaded JS by your template or other extensions.


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Re: VirtueMart compatibility with Joomla templates
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2017, 17:32:42 PM »
I have previously had issues with shape5 templates & VM, both with js and css, it took a lot of work to get it acceptable for the client. Now I use templates from for VM sites and from for others.

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Re: VirtueMart compatibility with Joomla templates
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2017, 17:15:41 PM »
simply check if the template supports VirtueMart. It is usually mentioned in the template description.
Many of the template providers marks the templates as compatible with specific extensions (ie VirtueMart)
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Re: VirtueMart compatibility with Joomla templates
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2017, 16:28:56 PM »
I'd say that unless the template provider cares for Virtuemart by mentioning and actively supporting it I would be looking somewhere else.
We also use (the Hera template) and I can really recommend both templates and support.

The templates are pretty clean and I like that a lot after spending time (loads of time..) and money on a template that was so overly complex and bug ridden that it was impossible to get to work properly.