Product snapshot is a special concept in VirtueMart. The product is certainly the most important object in a web store. There are various situations that we may need to show off the products. Sometimes we need details. Sometimes we just need a summary. A concise description of the products is required, especially in the Joomla! modules where the real estate is very limited. To provide an easily accessible concise description of products, the VirtueMart development team has designed a special function in the
ps_product class. This function is named
product_snapshot() which is used in most of the Joomla! modules that are used to highlight VirtueMart products. These include
mod_productscroller, mod_virtuemart_featureprod, mod_virtuemart_latestprod ...