After installing J2store, you can find J2store from the Component list in your site Administrator. Please go to J2store > Dashboard

J2Store Component

In the basic settings, please enter all the fields then click button “Save & Proceed”. You can take a look at the image below to fulfill it.


Create a product

By default, J2Store uses Joomla articles as its product, which allows you to use native content as a product.

Please go to Content > Articles > Add new article to open a new article page.

Enter the product title, description in the content tab and choose a suitable category that you want to display the item.

J2Store Create Product

Next, go to tab J2store Cart, choose YES at option “Treat as a product”. Choose Product type from the available list (including Simple, Configurable, Variable, Downloadable). Click button “Save and Continue”.

J2Store Product Type

Back to J2store Cart tab, then you can see options to add product image, set prices, filters, shipping, tax.

J2Store Product Settings

Display Product

Showing product in frontend through the menu is not difficult to do. Just follow the steps below:

Step 1: Access Menu Manager > Main Menu, then create a new menu item

Step 2: Set the title of the menu then choose the type of menu as J2store > Product List View

J2Store Layout

Step 3: Choose a category that you have chosen when you created products. They should be the same.

J2Store Menu

You will see 3 tabs common options, Item view options, item view options in category listings.

  • Item view options in category listings: from here you can choose what to display in product pages
  • Common Options: you can choose the layout here (bootstrap 2, Bootstrap 3).
  • Item view options: you can choose what to display in the product view page.

Then you can back to the frontend to see the result:

J2Store Quickstart Frontend

That’s it! If you have any other question, please feel free to let us know by leaving a comment below or contact us here, we will reply as soon as possible!

Image Credit: J2store

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