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itfidds

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Using VirtueMart as a showroom as opposed to a shop
« on: November 05, 2018, 16:56:34 pm »
Mmm, I've posted this in 'About VirtueMart' as I am trying to establish whether VM can be used for my purpose.
Basically we have a large showroom from where we sell secondhand furniture, antiques etc.
We would like to have a website to showcase our products but NOT actually take orders - if that makes sense?
So, in real terms, we would like to be able to add products (and categories) so that we can add photos and also a price but not have a shopping cart.
Is this possible with VM?

Hopefully I have supplied enough information and worded my question appropriately.

Thanks

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Re: Using VirtueMart as a showroom as opposed to a shop
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2018, 17:34:52 pm »
Hello,

Yes, You can use virtuemart for you purpose for showing your products.

Best Regards,
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Re: Using VirtueMart as a showroom as opposed to a shop
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2018, 18:21:48 pm »
You can certainly use VirtueMart as a catalogue for your products. It works well for that.
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Re: Using VirtueMart as a showroom as opposed to a shop
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2018, 20:37:30 pm »
You can force in the Virtuemart configuration to use the shop as a catalog.
So it work as you need.

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Re: Using VirtueMart as a showroom as opposed to a shop
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2018, 09:34:05 am »
Hi all and thanks for the prompt responses  :)

Presumably I would need to turn cetain 'elements' of VM off, in the control panel, to stop the shopping cart functionality.
Is there documentation for this or does anyone have any advice before I download and dive in?

Many thanks again...

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Re: Using VirtueMart as a showroom as opposed to a shop
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2018, 10:37:26 am »
Set tick in box:
Use only as catalog
In:
backend/configuration/shop

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Re: Using VirtueMart as a showroom as opposed to a shop
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2018, 09:22:27 am »
Thanks for the help!

Time to dive in at the deep end...  :o