With the growing popularity of running Magento stores on Nginx it is important to note that utilizing htaccess rewrites will not prevent access. Instead you need to update a stores server configuration file which can...

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It is extremely important to lock down your Magento admin panel. Once hackers have gained access to a store administration panel they can begin spamming customers, stealing sensitive customer and store owner information or begin...

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When developing for multiple store locales it becomes important to ensure you are generating events based on the locale of each store. You can generate locale based timestamp in Magento by using the following [crayon-559898f835f64176325343/]...

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Promotions can be a great way to attract new customers, turn over old stock, and either entice customers to make a larger purchase or give a gentle push to those who are sitting on the...

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Let us assume you have the module created and it is called GreatModule. Its previous version was 0.1.1 and you are on version 1.4.3 and want to make alterations to a table or a set...

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How to upgrade Magento E-Commerce

How to Upgrade your Magento Installation

November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of most important aspects of maintaining a Magento e-commerce website is keeping it up to date. Not only does updating allow you to implement new and improved features, but it also shores up any...

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How to set up multiple store fronts in Magento

How to Set Up Multiple Store Fronts with Magento

November 15, 2012 | 2 Comments

This tutorial will walk you through the setup of multiple store fronts running off one Magento back-end and database. Once we have set the store up in the database we will be exploring two methods...

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Magento dynamic URLs in PHTML

How to get Dynamic URLs in Magento PHTML

November 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The following are methods to get the Magento Base URL, Magento Skin URL, Magento Media URL, Magento Js URL, to get the route URL, use either of the following codes: [crayon-559898f837d05287284827/] [crayon-559898f837d11086776901/] Returns: Magento...

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These blocks only appear after you have browsed other products within the store. To remove this feature go to: app/design/frontend/default/your-theme/layout/reports.xml And, app/design/frontend/default/base/layout/reports.xml Remove the following code. Note that this code might not be present in...

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