• Google+
  • VirtueMart Manager RSS
  • VirtueMart Manager YouTube
  • Follow VirtueMart Manager on Twitter
  • VirtueMart Manager on Blogger
  • VirtueMart Manager on FaceBook
1-855-814-4511
8 AM - 7 PM (GMT) / 3 AM - 2 PM (EST)
1-855-810-5797
8 AM - 7 PM (GMT) / 3 AM - 2 PM (EST)

VirtueMart Category Management

Successful VirtueMart web store running foresees building up fully customizable VirtueMart catalog, embracing great amount of products and VirtueMart categories.

VirtueMart categories administrating takes a leading place among main aspects of win-to-win scheme of web store content arranging. Store Manager for VirtueMart software presents you with a great possibility to effectively handle web store categories and create hierarchical category tree.

Store Manager provides wide set of operations, VirtueMart user is able to accomplish over VirtueMart categories. It allows to specify, alter or delete categories, easily adjusting overall category tree structure in the same way.

To get the list of categories, subcategories and items disposed at VirtueMart web store, go to “Store” - “Categories and Products” section of Store Manager program. You can easily browse VirtueMart catalog, change position of categories in category tree, move categories up and down, etc.

Accurately structured Store Manager category section includes list of basic operations, obligatory for up-tempo VirtueMart categories management. All the options feasible are being disposed on categories toolbar.

What exactly operations are available?


- create new top level VirtueMart category

- add new subcategory to chosen category

- edit information associated to category belonging to VirtueMart catalog

- remove chosen category from VirtueMart store database

- collapse or expand VirtueMart category tree

- move selected VirtueMart category up

- move chosen category down

- publish selected VirtueMart category - unpublish selected folder at the frontend

Take into consideration, while deleting categories via Store Manager application you have to indicate VirtueMart category delete method. Having chosen category/categories you are about to remove and pressing “Delete category” button on the category toolbar, you will get the window with three delete options listed:

  • Quick delete - delete category/categories but not to delete products referring to it/them
  • Save delete - only delete products which belong to category deleted, but not to any other
  • Normal delete - delete categories and their products

VirtueMart category adding and editing procedures take minimum time and efforts, if performed via Store Manager for VirtueMart program. “Edit category” window opens in Store Manager lower grid, where all category related data can be indicated or modified.

Store Manager for VirtueMart contributes a lot to developing fully customizable and always actual VirtueMart catalog. Find details on Store Manager functionality - http://virtuemart-manager.com


By Ira Svedovetska