SJ Minicart Pro for Virtuemart

This guide will help you install SJ Minicart Pro for Virtuemart step by step.


1REQUIREMENT – Back to top

At the basic level, this module will require the following conditions:

  • Compatible with version Joomla: Joomla!2.5, Joomla! 3.x and Responsive layout.
  • Compatible with Virtuemart Version 3.0.x Component. Download Here

2INSTALLATION – Back to top

Prepare your module package

  • Firstly, you need to UNZIP file that you have downloaded. Please note that you should choose module package that are suitable with each Joomla version which you have just downloaded.
  • Secondly, install main module (extracted mod_ file):
  • In your Administrator page, go to Extensions -> Extension Manager. In this page, click Browse, select module package.
  • Then click Upload & Install

  • Please wait for module being installed, usually within several seconds.
  • Now go to Extensions -> Module Manager, click Select Type box and choose the module you have installed.

    NOTE: Enable Plugin >> Please go to Extensions >> Plugin Manager

  • Prepare to perform Module Configuration


3.1 Below is module layout

3.2 Module Configuration

Note:We used the images of module’s installation on Joomla 3.x to illustrate.

After installing, go to Extensions -> Module Manager and find SJ Minicart Pro for Virtuemart to configure.

SJ Minicart Pro for Virtuemart module is configured in 3 main groups of parameters as following:

  • Module.
  • Layout Options.
  • Advanced.

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:


  • Open Link – Allow to choose one of three:
    • Same window.
    • New window.
    • Popup window.
  • Cart Detail Width – Allow you to change width of the Cart Detail area.
Layout Options. 

  • Product List Options
    • Product List Display – Allow you to choose if Cart Detail shown OR not when hovered (recommend Yes).
    • Product List Max Height – You can set the height of product list area here; higher is useful when customer selects many products into the cart.
    • Product Label Display – Allow you to show the title of each product OR not.
    • Product Attribute Display – Allow you to show attribute of each product OR not.
  • Coupon Form Options
    • Coupon Form Display – Allow you to show coupon form OR not.
    • Coupon Label Display – Allow to to show the label of coupon form OR not (the ‘COUPON’ text).
  • Footer Cart Options
    • Go To Cart Display – Allow you to show Go To Cart button OR not.
    • Check Out Display – Allow you to show Checkout button OR not.
    • Total Price Display – Allow you to show Total Price information OR not.
  • Images Options
    • Resize Mode – Allow to choose the mode of image resizing:
      • None
      • Center
      • Fill
      • Fit
      • Strech
    • Output Format – Output Format after resizing.
      • Default – if you want to keep original format
      • GIF
      • JPEG
      • PNG
    • Keep Transparency – Allow to keep transparency of image OR not.
    • Image Width – Allow you to set the width of image of each product listed in Cart Detail.
    • Image Height – Allow you to set the height of image of each product listed in Cart Detail.
    • Background – Allow to set the color of image background. This is applied for showing images without full background. If the image with full background, you can see nothing to change.

Advanced Options.

    • Module Class Suffix – Allow to input class suffix.
    • Alternative Layout – Set custom layout for this module.
    • Include Jquery – Allow you to include Jquery OR NOT.
    • Module Tag – Allow to select the HTML Tag for module.
    • Bootstrap Size – Allow to set the number of columns that module will use.
    • Header Tag – Allow to select the HTML Tag for module header/title.
    • Header Class – Support the CSS Class for module header/title.
    • Module Style – Select module style.

4SUPPORT – Back to top

Thank you so much for purchasing this extension. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please send us via: Submit a Ticket

Thanks so much!