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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Plugin development ceased, all plugins made available freely (GPL)

With great sadness we have to announce that we are ceasing development of all our VirtueMart, WooCommerce and Joomla plugins. Effective immediately, all our plugins -- even those that were paid downloads -- are made available for free from our homepage (GPL license still applies), but we cannot and will not provide any support anymore.

It has been a great pleasure to be part of the thriving development communities of VirtueMart as well as WooCommerce. However, during the last year it became painstakingly clear that in addition to a full-time job, a young family and several other time-consuming hobbies at professional level (like being a professional singer) the plugin development and the support that it requires is not sustainable and is taking its toll. It has been an honor, but it is now time to say good bye!



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Pre Sales Questions 02 Oct 2013 10:09 #1

  • uglykidjoe
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Does the customer number get stored in a new database table outside the normal VM ones and is it possible just to use the first three letters of a surname as well as a number?

Thanks Steve

Pre Sales Questions 02 Oct 2013 13:58 #2

The customer number uses the normal VirtueMart data structure and database table. Actually, Virtuemart has a trigger so Virtuemart explicitly asks all plugins whether they want to assign a custom customer number. If any plugin assigns a customer number, virtuemart does not create its own, but uses the one assigned by the plugin. Only if no plugin assigns a customer number, then VM creates its own customer number.

Unfortunately, it is currently not possible to use only part of the surname as a variable in the customer number format string...

Best regards,
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