The overwhelming leader in image zoom.

Tap to enlarge - perfect for mobile devices

  • Easily change the settings on the configuration page.
  • Responsive - images scale up/down to fit users screen.

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

No coding required.

Use your Magic Zoom Plus 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
  Rating: 5.0 (4 reviews)

Relied upon by VirtueMart store owners, Magic Zoom Plus has been the professional choice since 2009 for effortless on-hover image zooming and on-click full-screen effects.

This official VirtueMart extension makes it easy to apply these effects to your pages. Even better - the extension gives you auto-caching, image resizing and SEO optimization as part of the dedicated VirtueMart features.

With free new versions regularly released, your products will always look gorgeous with Magic Zoom Plus.

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 Zoom Plus Settings page.

Image resizing

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


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


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

Per page profiles

Enable Magic Zoom Plus 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 Zoom Plus Settings page.

Bandwidth allocation

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

SEO friendly

Magic Zoom Plus 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 Zoom Plus Settings page.

jQuery compatibility

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

Custom themes support

If Magic Zoom Plus 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 Zoom Plus license is yours forever.

Live demos


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


  1. Download the Magic Zoom Plus 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 Zoom Plus to customize Magic Zoom Plus 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 Zoom Plus > Use Magic Scroll™ for thumbnails > Select 'tick' > Save changes.
  6. Buy Magic Zoom Plus To upgrade your free and fully functional trial version of Magic Zoom Plus (which removes the "Trial version" text), buy Magic Zoom Plus and overwrite following file with the same one from your licensed version:


Module position

If you don't see Magic Zoom Plus component for VirtueMart working, please change the module position here: Administrator > Extensions > Modules manager > Magic Zoom Plus 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 Zoom Plus. 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 Zoom Plus options page.
  2. To remove the "Please upgrade" text, buy a license and overwrite the /modules/mod_virtuemart_magiczoomplus/core/magicscroll.js file with that from your licensed version.

Customize effect

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

Product attributes

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Do your products come in different colours or styles?

Magic Zoom Plus 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.


Thanks for trying Magic Zoom Plus on your VirtueMart site! What did you hope Magic Zoom Plus 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 Zoom Plus for VirtueMart > Click 'Uninstall'.
  3. Magic Zoom Plus is now uninstalled.


  1. Can I remove bounce effect from mobile devices?

    Yes! To disable the bounce effect from small screen devices, add the following CSS to your magiczoomplus.css file:

    .mobile-magic .mz-figure > img {
    opacity: 1 !important;
    .mobile-magic .mz-figure > img + img {
    transform: scale(1) !important;

    .mobile-magic .mz-figure {
    -webkit-perspective: none !important;
    perspective: none !important;
    .mobile-magic .mz-figure > img {
    opacity: 1 !important;
    .mobile-magic .mz-figure:not(.mz-ready) > img:last-child {
    -webkit-transform: scale(1) !important;
    transform: scale(1) !important;

Customer reviews

  Rating: 5.0 (4 reviews)
Prospective clients will love this!
As if by Magic, our images now look stunning, with zoom features that are 'best-in-class.' Coupled with exemplary customer and stellar support services, what can go wonky? Absolutely nothing as a 6-year-old can configure this extension in no time. Magic Zoom Plus is par excellence in its field!

Mac's Upcycling,

Great Extension
It's a good solution for us and it has options to customize right appareance.


Very responsive, great tool.

Anneliese Porte,

Great zoom tool
We have a very good experience with this extension. Easily to use and efective. We recommend them.


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Other VirtueMart components

If you need help installing this VirtueMart component, please contact us.

This component was created for VirtueMart, the open source shopping cart. All versions are supported: Joomla 1.0, Joomla 1.1, Joomla 1.5-3.x, VirtueMart 1.0, VirtueMart 1.x-2.x. It replaced the VirtueMart module on 14 December 2009.

The trial version of Magic Zoom Plus displays a "please upgrade" message.