Advertiser Disclosure

VirtueMart Review

Compare

VirtueMart Review

  • 3 comments
  • Updated on:
Advertiser Disclosure: Our unbiased reviews and content are supported in part by affiliate partnerships, and we adhere to strict guidelines to preserve editorial integrity.

Save money on ecommerce credit card processing with our top-rated providers.

Date Established
2004
Location
Germany
Merchant Maverick Contributor

Merchant Maverick Contributor

Merchant Maverick is a highly successful partner referral site which has helped over 1 million business since 2009. We provide high-quality, non-paid, unbiased reviews of business and e-commerce products and services to allow entrepreneurs make better decisions. At Merchant Maverick we make small business simple.



We've done in-depth research on each and confidently recommend them.

We've done in-depth research on each and confidently recommend them.

To learn more about how we score our reviews, see our eCommerce Software Rating Criteria.
Leave a comment

3 Comments

Responses are not provided or commissioned by the vendor or bank advertiser. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the vendor or bank advertiser. It is not the vendor or bank advertiser's responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.

    Martin Richta

    No customer support? Rofl. Virtuemart have great free support forum. And VirtueMart also has paid support if you need it fast.

      Leon Bellamy

      I can go on and on about how absolutely WRONG you are. But i’ll let the analysis data tell the truth. From Nov 2016 analytics, 7,000ppl/mo try virtuemart and shopify. 5000ppl/mo drop shopify. 2000 may drop virutemart after testing both in the real world.https://www.datanyze.com/market-share/e-commerce-platforms/virtuemart-vs-shopifyShopify is for online “experiments”. Virtuemart-Joomla is for real world use. Magento is the most popular for big business, and the ONLY system that comes close to virtuemart in production use. Ebay owns Magento, but wont use the notoriously and amazingly slow system. Ebay uses Joomla for intranet and analytics since or circa 2010. That should tell the story there.Nov 2016 stats for VIRTUEMART VS SHOPIFY say you’re waaayyyy off…Time will tell. And it has…

      1

        This comment refers to an earlier version of this review and may be outdated.

        Stefan Schumacher

        Hello Erik,

        reading your review I mostly disagree with your findings about VirtueMart. I am an active member of the German forum and have helped many small business people to set up their store.
        I remember a pretty unexperienced user who just wanted to sell his honey.
        With a little bit of help from the forum he got his shop up and running in a very short time.

        I have several customers that are really happy with the speed you can get out of VirtueMart on a simple web space, not even a virtual server.
        One of my first customers is still running his pizza service on a 4 Euro per month webspace. His full running cost the last four years are less than 200 Euros a year. A bigger more frequented shop should run on a virtual server. There are even shops out with around 100.000 products.

        With a good template the site can be build quickly for small businesses and also brings all the needs to get a good SEO ranking.

        I guess the difference in opinion mostly from the fact that you cannot know all systems well. People are really happy with the system they used for a while, and when they see another system, they cannot connect to that new system, because the behaviour is different.

        From your review I could make out that you did not really research a lot and might be not too familiar with Joomla and VirtueMart. VirtueMart is a component for Joomla, not a plugin and the Template VP Supermart is an old version for VirtueMart 2. The same company Virtueplanet.com has one of the best templates for VirtueMart though, VP Merchant which works perfectly with their One Page Checkout. I also like templates from Olympianthemes.com. These templates are easy to adjust to your needs and can look fully different from shop owner to shop owner.

        The huge advantage is that you can add VirtueMart to your already existing Joomla site with a lot of content around it. If the rumors are true there will be even versions for WordPress and another CMS in the near future.

        VirtueMart gets a 4 to 5 star rating from me for being so versatile, on one hand for small business owners, on the other hand, of course, with some investment involved you can also run a big business with it. And the best part, if you want to adjust anything there is almost no limit to adjust it to your needs.

        All the best
        Stefan

          This comment refers to an earlier version of this review and may be outdated.

        Leave a Reply

        Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

        Your Review

        Comment moderation is enabled. Your comment may take some time to appear.
        Please read the "User Review and Comment Policy" before posting.

        Share

        Featured Offer: We Recommend QuickBooks 🎉

        Get 50% QuickBooks Online for a limited time!

        Take it for a spin with a free trial.

        Try QuickBooks Today

        We Recommend Fattmerchant 🏆

        Fattmerchant is one of our top picks for credit card processing!

         

         

        We love Fattmerchant's predictable pricing and excellent service.

        Get Started With Fattmerchant

        Get started with no commitment today.

        We Recommend Brex Corporate Card for Startups 🏆

        Brex Corporate Card for Startups is one of our top picks for business credit cards!

         

         

        For a limited time get 50,000 rewards points when you spend $1000 with Brex.

        Get Started With Brex Corporate Card for Startups

        Get started with no commitment today.

        We Recommend National Processing 🏆

        National Processing is one of our top picks for credit card processing and POS!

         

         

        National Processing meets our high standards for credit card processing and is our preferred provider for Clover POS, among other POS systems. Get a quote today!

        Get Started With National Processing

        Get started with no commitment today.

        We Recommend National Processing 🏆

        National Processing is one of our top picks for credit card processing and POS!

         

         

        National Processing meets our high standards for credit card processing and is our preferred provider for Clover POS, among other POS systems. Get a quote today!

        Get Started With National Processing

        Get started with no commitment today.

        ⭐️ Featured Promo! ⭐️

        Sign up now and qualify for a limited time deal!

        Standard Plan: One month free ($29.95 value)
        Plus Plan: Two months free ($159.90 value)
        Pro Plan: Three months free ($899.85 value)

        Learn More

        At BigCommerce

        We Recommend PaymentCloud 🏆

        PaymentCloud is one of our top picks for credit card processing!

         

         

        We love PaymentCloud's predictable pricing and excellent service.

        Get Started With PaymentCloud

        Get started with no commitment today.

        We Recommend PaymentCloud 🏆

        PaymentCloud is one of our top picks for credit card processing!

         

         

        We love PaymentCloud's predictable pricing and excellent service.

        Get Started With PaymentCloud

        Get started with no commitment today.

        Get 60% Off FreshBooks ✨

        FreshBooks is offering 60% off of their accounting and invoicing software for six months to help support businesses during COVID-19.

        Start For Free

        At FreshBooks

        We Recommend National Processing 🏆

        National Processing is one of our top picks for credit card processing and POS!

         

         

        National Processing meets our high standards for credit card processing and is our preferred provider for Clover POS, among other POS systems. Get a quote today!

        Get Started With National Processing

        Get started with no commitment today.

        We Recommend Stamps.com 🏆

        Stamps.com is one of our top picks for shipping software!

         

         

        Start a 4-week free trial with Stamps.com and get $5 in free postage to test it out. No promo code required.

        Get Started With Stamps.com

        Get started with no commitment today.

        Our unbiased reviews and content are supported in part by affiliate partnerships, and we adhere to strict guidelines to preserve editorial integrity. The editorial content on this page is not provided by any of the companies mentioned and has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. Opinions expressed here are author’s alone.

        We Highly Recommend VirtueMart 🏆

        VirtueMart is one of our top picks for credit card processing!

        We love VirtueMart's predictable pricing and excellent service.

        Their standard offer has no early termination fee and no junk fees. 👍

        Learn More At VirtueMart

        Sign up for the Maverick Newsletter

        • We occasionally send out emails with special offers.