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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 […]

Advantages of Nginx Magento Hosting

Posted on: Monday, July 11, 2011 by Dan Marsh

When it comes to hosting fast, ecommerce websites and Magento hosting, Apache is the name most people jump at. It’s the most popular web sever in the world. In fact since 1996, Apache has served more websites than any other web server worldwide. YouTube, Facebook, and Wikipedia all use Apache to serve billions of users. […]

Magento Grouped Product or a Magento Configurable Product?

Posted on: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 by Stephen Leyton

That is the question. But not anymore. If you don’t know a Magento grouped product from a Magento configurable product, fear not, you soon will. And we’ll show you how to create them. Magento Grouped Product A grouped product is a selection of products displayed on the product page. Quantity boxes are displayed and products […]

Magento 2: What’s New?

Posted on: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 by Dan Marsh

In an article straight from the Magento blog, Magento have announced the Magento 2 project is well and truly under way. “eCommerce adoption and technologies are growing and so is Magento”, says Magento 2 post. Due for release mid/end 2012, Magento 2 is the result of the Magento team’s learning curve in the world of […]

How to Set-up Magento Google Analytics

Posted on: Friday, April 8, 2011 by Dan Marsh

Google Analytics is a free Google service which allows administrators to monitor traffic, page use and sales conversions. Why bother setting up Google Analytics? Here’s why… 1) You can see which pages get most views on your site and the highest bounce rates, so you can work out which are in desperate need of a […]