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[23 Dec 2013 | No Comment]

Here is a quick and complete code to load parent category from current category page and to get sub categories of parent category along with their product count.

Hope it helps. Thanks.

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[16 Dec 2013 | One Comment]

Here is a code snippet to get sales quote and order data in both admin and frontend in Magento.
Get Sales Quote in Frontend

jQuery, Magento »

[9 Dec 2013 | 2 Comments]

You can add tabs in a CMS page in Magento. I have used jQueryUI tabs for this purpose. You can view the examples and source code of the tabs feature here: http://jqueryui.com/tabs/
Here is the step-by-step guide to create tabs on Magento CMS page:-

Magento »

[25 Nov 2013 | No Comment]

Here is a quick code to get / load product by its SKU in Magento.
Generally we load product by its ID. Assuming product id to be ‘166’.

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[18 Nov 2013 | 2 Comments]

Here is a quick code to get add to cart url of any product.
Suppose that we are fetching add to cart url of a product with id ‘166’.

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[28 Oct 2013 | No Comment]

While developing Magento modules/extensions, we often come up with a case where our module and some other module are rewriting/overriding the same core class. Hence, we get a conflict here and either our module or the other module will not function as expected.
There are some ways to avoid such conflicts. I will explain about two ways to do so.

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[21 Oct 2013 | 3 Comments]

Function addExpressionAttributeToSelect as defined in Mage_Eav_Model_Entity_Collection_Abstract (/app/code/core/Mage/Eav/Model/Entity/Collection/Abstract.php) allows us to use MySQL functions in Magento collection.
Here is an example of using MySQL function CONCAT in Magento customer collection to concat customer’s firstname and lastname:

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[30 Sep 2013 | No Comment]

You have a Magento website with Base URL = http://example.com/
Working: http://example.com/category-one.html
Not working: http://www.example.com/category-one.html (redirecting to homepage)

Magento »

[16 Sep 2013 | One Comment]

I just upgraded a Magento shop and I had problem on ‘Shipping Methods‘ sections of onepage checkout. No shipping methods were displayed and I was getting the following message over there:
Sorry, no quotes are available for this order at this time magento

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[2 Sep 2013 | No Comment]

Here are solution to some errors that I faced while upgrade Magento.
Error 1:
Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_OBJECT_OPERATOR in downloader/pearlib/php/System.php on line 400

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[20 Aug 2013 | 3 Comments]

Suppose, you have ID of some products and you want to load them at once in Magento, then here is a solution:-
Suppose, you have 5 products ID: 5, 22, 45, 75, 88

Magento »

[12 Aug 2013 | 2 Comments]

Here is a step-by-step guide on moving Magento site from one server to another. This can be from localhost to server or from server to localhost or from one server to another.
Step 1: Enable maintenance mode

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[4 Jun 2013 | One Comment]

I recently transferred a Magento website from one webhost to another. Frontend part is working fine. I am able to view products and cms pages. I am also able to view the admin login page. However, when try logging to admin, I get error page showing the following SQL query:

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[20 May 2013 | 6 Comments]

Magento has the feature to verify the authenticity of newly registered customers before activating their account.
When a user registers to your Magento shop, then he/she will get a confirmation email with a confirmation link. The customer’s account will be activated only after he/she clicks that confirmation link.

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[6 May 2013 | No Comment]

Problem: I am having the following error when I browse Layered Navigation on Magento.
You cannot define a correlation name ‘attribute_idx’ more than once