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VirtueMart quick tip: show brand/manufacturer logo in product details

I recently had to provide a VirtueMart/Joomla solution for a customer. If you don’t know what VirtueMart is – it’s an open source ecommerce platform and it’s pretty good too.

They wanted a brand logo to be displayed in the product details, along with some other details. VirtueMart supports Manufacturer details but by default it just shows the manufacturer’s name in brackets, with a javascript pop-up window, that looks pretty ugly.

Fortunately we can add the logo by using the description field of the Manufacturers details and by hacking one file.
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