DigiStore Joomla Extension originally developed by iJoomla. From now, foobla will manage to keep it as free to the Joomla Community.

What is DigiStore Joomla Extension?

DigiStore Joomla Extension is a specialized Joomla solution that lets you create a store for selling digital and tangible products within minutes. If you've got an e-mail address, you can start selling and generating revenue right away!

Is DigiStore Joomla Extension Available for Joomla 3.x?

Yes, DigiStore are available for both Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.

What Can I Selll with DigiStore Joomla Extension?

DigiStore Joomla Extension allows you to easily sell digital products! For example:

  • MP3s
  • PDFs
  • Photos
  • Videos
  • eBooks
  • Articles
  • Graphics
  • Software
  • Templates
  • Documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Anything else downloadable that you know people will purchase.If you can download it, you can sell it!

What currencies does the PayPal plugin support?

Our PayPal plugin supports all the currencies currently supported by PayPal. You can choose the currency your shopping cart will display on the front end and your customers can pay with any of the supported currencies.

  • Canadian Dollar
  • Euro
  • British Pound
  • U.S. Dollar
  • Japanese Yen
  • Australian Dollar
  • New Zealand Dollar
  • Swiss Franc
  • Hong Kong Dollar
  • Singapore Dollar
  • Swedish Krona
  • Danish Krone
  • Polish Zloty
  • Norwegian Krone
  • Hungarian Forint
  • Czech Koruna
  • Israeli New Shekel
  • Mexican Peso
  • Brazilian Real (only for Brazilian members)
  • Malaysian Ringgit (only for Malaysian members)
  • Philippine Peso
  • New Taiwan Dollar
  • Thai Baht
  • Turkish Lira (only for Turkish members)
  • Vietnam Dong

Do I Need a Merchant Account to Get Started?

No! All you need is an e-mail address so you can receive PayPal payments. You don't even need a PayPal account until people start paying. Just enter your e-mail address and when you make your first sale, you'll get an e-mail from PayPal telling you that you've got money and asking you to open an account.

Can I Sell Very Large Downloadable Products with DigiStore Joomla Extension?

There are two ways to upload your products to the store:

Browse for the product on your computer and upload it by clicking the Upload button. This method has a size limit that depends on your server's settings. In general, it's only used for relatively small files.

Upload with FTP to the media directory. You can upload very large files this way, including MP3 files.

How Advanced is DigiStore Joomla Extension?

We designed DigiStore Joomla Extension to be as simple as possible. We want you to start making money now, not in a week or two, after you've read the manual and understand all the features. That's why DigiStore Joomla Extension has everything you need to set up an online store and nothing you don't need.

You won't find a huge list of sophisticated features you'll never use on DigiStore Joomla Extension - just the REALLY important features. However, if you find that a feature you need is missing, please suggest it. If it makes sense and other people suggest it, we'll see if we can add it to future releases.

Can I Sell Shippable Products?

Yes, you can. However, the shipping features are limited and basic. 

There's no live shipping calculation.

No fields to enter product size and weight.

You are able to set a fixed shipping price for buyers from the same state, country or a different country.

How Does the Shipping Feature Work?

If you decide to use DigiStore Joomla Extension for selling shippable products, DigiStore Joomla Extension makes calculating and charging shipping simple. You can set shipping charges as a flat or variable rate, each determined by the purchase price and the customer's location. And with built-in links to USPS, UPS and FedEx shipping calculators, you'll be able to quickly determine accurate rates.

Which SEF Does DigiStore Joomla Extension Support?

Currently DigiStore Joomla Extension supports:

  • AceSEF
  • Core SEF
  • sh404 SEF
  • SEF Advanced

Can I Make Changes to the Code?

Sure, the DigiStore Joomla Extension Joomla extension is FREE to download and modify for your needs. It's open source.

What Do I Enter in the IPN Field in My PayPal Account?

  1. Log into your PayPal account.
  2. Click on the Profile link
  3. Click on the Instant Payment Notifications link.
  4. Click on the Edit button and select the Enable radio button.
  5. In the box, enter the IPN URL to your DigiStore Joomla Extension.
    http://www.yoursite.com/index.php?option=com_digistore&task=paypal_notify
    Replace "yoursite.com" with your domain and extension.

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