VirtueMart Integration Guide

Integration with VirtueMart address forms made simple

A step-by-step guide to integration with VirtueMart address forms.

Preparation

Compatibility

Currently verified with Virtuemart up to v3.0.14 & Joomla 3.4.8.

Download

Download one of our VirtueMart plugins from the plugins page. We offer plugins for Address Auto-Complete (global address lookup for over 240 countries) and Postcode Lookup (UK only). The plugins are free to download.

Visit the download page  

Sign Up

Next, you need to sign up for a Crafty Clicks account.

When you sign up, you will receive an access token by email. There is no obligation to buy anything and you automatically get 100 trial lookups. If you need more lookups to test the integration, please get in touch (support@craftyclicks.co.uk) and we will try to accommodate you.

Installation

Step 1

Extract the zip file you downloaded.

Step 2

Inside you will find another zip file containing the plugin. The plugin can be easily installed by uploading this zip file via the Joomla Installer.

Step 3

Enable the plugin and configure it. In the configuration options, you will need to insert your access token in order to use the plugin. You will also find other options here that you can use to customise the plugin.

FAQ

Test

Before you go live, test the integration to make sure it is working properly.

For the Postcode Lookup integration only, we have the following free postcodes for testing: AA1 1AA, AA1 1AB, AA1 1AD and AA1 1AE.

If you need assistance, drop us an email on support@craftyclicks.co.uk – we will help!

Go Live

Once your trial lookups run out, you will need to decide on the best purchasing option based on the volume of usage you expect on your site. If you would like us to advise you then please get in touch.

Questions

  • Do you offer support? Yes, we do offer support during normal business hours in the UK. If you run into any issues, let us know and we will be happy to help.
  • Is this free? The extension is free to download and try, but to use it on a live site you will need a paid account with us.
  • Do I need to sign up for an account to try it? Yes, you’ll need a trial account, at least. You can easily sign up for a free trial account.
Last Updated: 4/1/2019, 1:32:39 PM