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The Pixel welcomes new clients, Farlows and Sportfish

Posted on: Monday, January 9, 2012 by Dan Marsh

Expert fly fishing and outdoor hunting specialists, Farlows and Sportfish have joined The Pixel as our first new clients of 2012. While both sites currently utilise a custom-built web platform for online sales, their parent company was eager to pursue Magento integration for the benefits of open source development that it offers. Operating out of […]

Product price and Google product search

Posted on: Sunday, November 13, 2011 by Dan Marsh

The Modules “Simple Google Shopping allows you to export in a few minutes a valid and well structured data flow of your products from your Magento web-site to your Google Merchant account.” “With Simple Configurable Products, the price for configurable products is taken directly from the associated simple products rather than the configurable product itself.” […]

Javascript good-to-knows

Posted on: Thursday, November 3, 2011 by Dan Marsh

A Fire-BUG During my recent development on a client’s website I bumped into a problem where some of the javascript code i wrote was not processed at all in Firefox when I had the Firebug developer tool open. It left me baffled for a few minutes and in this special case my way of debugging […]

Load products by attribute

Posted on: Monday, September 5, 2011 by Dan Marsh

The task: Display details of products with a specific value of certain attribute. The solution: At this point we assume that you have set up a new attribute, added it to the appropriate attribute set and set the desired values for the appropriate products. In our example the attribute identifier is skin_type, the attribute type […]

Extending the Admin interface

Posted on: Thursday, September 1, 2011 by Dan Marsh

The task: Extend the admin interface, more explicitly the System->Configuration->Web section by adding a group of fields to save mobile interface details. The solution: For the purpose of this tutorial we assume that you have your own module created, enabled and it is runs as it should. First we extend the admin interface by adding […]