Pleasingly clever, yet surprisingly simple.

Browse images with navigation arrows.

  • Display videos: YouTube, Vimeo, mp4, ogv, flv, 3gp & webm.
  • Change the buttons, effects, background, borders, captions and more.

Features | Watch video | Download VirtueMart 1.1.9 component | Download VirtueMart 2/3 component

No coding required.

Use your Magic Thumb extension almost anywhere on your VirtueMart site.

You can even apply different zoom options to each page or block.

    Supported pages & blocks

    • Product details page
    • Category page
    • Manual install elsewhere
  • VirtueMart 3.x.x
  • VirtueMart 2.x.x
  • VirtueMart 1.x.x

Looking for a better way to showcase your product images? Try our VirtueMart lightbox extension - Magic Thumb. Lightbox technique has been in use for a decade now and it’s proven to be working very reliably. It’s used to display product images and videos by the industry-leading companies like Amazon.

Our Magic Thumb VirtueMart lightbox extension will help you demonstrate product design options in a simple and beautiful manner. Use it on product & category pages and choose from over 40 other customizations, easily controlled by its very own settings page. Easy to install, this VirtueMart lightbox extension will give distinctiveness to your images.

Being in excessive development for the last 9 years, Magic Thumb is a professional choice of thousands of companies, both big and small. With a 30-day money-back guarantee, there’s no reason not to try Magic Thumb. Increase your customer engagement now - Download a free trial version today.

Key features

New versions support

All versions of VirtueMart are supported (VirtueMart 3.x.x, VirtueMart 2.x.x, VirtueMart 1.x.x). We update our modules as soon as a new version of VirtueMart is released.

Custom Templates

Choose position thumbnails appear (left, right, top, bottom). Your choice. Simply click option on Magic Thumb Settings page.

Image resizing

Upload large version of product images (approx 800px). VirtueMart will resize images automatically throughout your website.

Responsive

Magic Thumb is responsive out of the box. Essential for multi-device adaptation.

Caching

Optimize your website. Magic Thumb caches resized images. Which means fewer image downloads.

Per page profiles

Enable Magic Thumb on different pages & sections of your VirtueMart store. Even better, customize it differently in each section/page.

Scrollable thumbnails

Stop the spread & control thumbnails under main product image. Activate trial version of Magic Scroll on Magic Thumb Settings page.

Bandwidth allocation

Control how Magic Thumb initializes & loads images. Choose to activate on page load or on request.

SEO friendly

Magic Thumb supports SEO Friendly URLs. Vital for website high ranking in search engines.

Watermarked images

Protect your images. Choose the position, opacity & size of your watermark.

Web settings

Say goodbye to manual configuration. Customize settings instantly using Magic Thumb Settings page.

jQuery compatibility

Magic Thumb requires no jQuery, 3rd party library or framework. Magic Thumb is completely compatible.

Custom themes support

If Magic Thumb doesn't work immediately on your site, email us and we'll add support for your theme (free of charge).

One-off payment

Pay once and the Magic Thumb license is yours forever.

Screenshots

  • Magic Thumb component for VirtueMart - Configuration for product/category
  • Magic Thumb component for VirtueMart - Edit the configuration

Installation

  1. Download the Magic Thumb component for VirtueMart 1.x.x or VirtueMart 2.x/3.x (free and fully functional demo version).
  2. Go to Extensions > Manage. In Upload Package File, select the zip file that you just downloaded and click Upload File and Install.
  3. Open the page Components > Magic Thumb to customize Magic Thumb as you wish. You can assign profiles to pages via the "Pages" page.
  4. It is ready to use Happy
  5. Scroll thumbnail images on your VirtueMart product page Activate Magic Scroll™ to enjoy organised thumbnails on your product page: Components > Magic Thumb > Use Magic Scroll™ for thumbnails > Select 'tick' > Save changes.
  6. Buy Magic Thumb To upgrade your free and fully functional trial version of Magic Thumb (which removes the "Trial version" text), buy Magic Thumb and overwrite following file with the same one from your licensed version:

    media/plg_system_vmmagicthumb/magicthumb.js

Module position

If you don't see Magic Thumb component for VirtueMart working, please change the module position here: Administrator > Extensions > Modules manager > Magic Thumb module for VirtueMart. If it still does not work, you may have an incompatible template. Please send us your FTP access details and login/password for your Joomla back-end and we will help you.

Video installation instructions

Multiple images

Swapping between many images is already a standard feature in Magic Thumb. But if you have lots of images, the page can look complicated.

Make your thumbnails look slick and organised with Magic Scroll for VirtueMart. It neatly contains the images adds arrows to slide between them. Example:


  1. Simply activate Magic Scroll on the Magic Thumb options page.
  2. To remove the "Please upgrade" text, buy a license and overwrite the /modules/mod_virtuemart_magicthumb/core/magicscroll.js file with that from your licensed version.

Customize effect

To customize colors and borders, edit the magicthumb.css file located in /media/plg_system_vmmagicthumb/magicthumb.css. Also, look at the customization guide.

Product attributes

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Do your products come in different colours or styles?

Magic Thumb works with VirtueMart product attributes out of the box.

Each product may have "child" products each with different images.

When your customers select a child product, the gallery updates to reveal specific images.

Whether you choose radio, dropdown menu or swatch thumbnails - product attributes is a perfect way to show customers your product range.

Uninstallation

Thanks for trying Magic Thumb on your VirtueMart site! What did you hope Magic Thumb could do? How can we improve it? Let us know, we're always improving our tools based on customer feedback.

  1. Go to: Extensions > Plugin Manager > Disable plugin.
  2. Go to: Extensions > Extension Manager > Manage > Add tick in box next Magic Thumb for VirtueMart > Click 'Uninstall'.
  3. Magic Thumb is now uninstalled.

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For help, contact us and we will help you install this image extension on your website. The extension was designed for the VirtueMart open source PHP ecommerce solution.

The Magic Thumb Joomla plugin has been replaced by a Joomla extension because Joomla changed it's terminology from module to plugin when it moved from 1.0 to 1.5.

All versions are supported: Joomla 1.0, Joomla 1.1, Joomla 1.5-3.x, VirtueMart 1.0, VirtueMart 1.1.x, VirtueMart 2.x.