This plugin integrates the popular joomla catalog extension DJ-Catalog2 with J2Store enabling users to create a powerfull and full fledged online store.
- PHP 5.3 or higher
- Joomla v-3.x
- J2Store v-3.1.6 or above
- DJ-Catalog2 v-3.5.2
- J2Store - DJ-Catalog2 integration plugin
As shown in the image below, use joomla installer to install DJ-Catalog2:
1. Go to Extension Manager in control panel.
2. Select the plugin using the Choose File button and click Upload &Install
3. Go to Extensions -> Plugin Manager -> Filter : Select type "content" -> Select the Plugin J2Store - DJCatalog2 and enable the content plugin as shown in the image:
4. Hide the DJ Catalog's Add to quote button and Price. Price and cart will be displayed in J2Store cart section.
Create a product
1. Go to Components -> DJ-Catalog2.
2. From DJCatalog2 Control panel, Choose New Product icon.
3. You can find J2Store Tab as shown in the image, indicating that J2Store is integrated with DJ-Catolog2.
4. Enter the required fields and click on the J2Store Tab, set Yes to Treat as a product option and click on Save.
5. Now the product is created and will have the configuration options enabled. Enter the product details like, images, prices, options, filters, relations etc., and save the configuration.
6. The product is created using DJ-Catalog2. To display the product in the frontend, a menu is to be created.
7. To create menu, follow the illustrative steps. Go to Menus -> Add New Menu Item, as shown below:
8. Enter a name for the menu and click on the Select button to select the menu item type.
9. Click on DJ-Catalog2 and a list of options will be shown. From the list, select List of items. Now the menu item with details will look like the one below:
10. Save the menu item and go to site. You can see the menu item displayed below the Home menu item.
11. Click on the DJ Catalog Products item. The products created using this extension will be displayed in the site, as shown below: