Articles in the Magento Category
You might get this error when you go to Magento Connect Manager (System -> Magento Connect -> Magento Connect Manager) of your Magento installation. This means that Magento Connect is unable to write files to your server.
Warning: Your Magento folder does not have sufficient write permissions.
I had added a new product attribute. Suppose the attribute code is ‘test’. I have been trying to fetch/select that newly added product attribute. Here is my Magento collection code:-
$collection = Mage::getModel('catalog/product')
Let’s suppose that you have a custom Magento module named ‘YourModule’. You have a custom database table for the module. There is a date field in the table. Now, your requirement is that your module should be able to display and edit the date field from admin section.
This article shows how you can display and edit date field from admin form. A datepicker will be displayed beside the date field in admin form. So that, you can easily choose any desired date.
Suppose, you have a custom Magento module and you wanted to add a custom tab to “Customer My Account” section, i.e. the frontend part displayed after customer login.
Here is the solution:-
Problem:- I recently upgraded a Magento shop from version 1.6 to 1.7 and suddenly the Google Analytics stopped tracking data.
Solution:- You need to add ‘template’ attribute to googleanlytics block in app/design/frontend/your_package/your_theme/layout/googleanalytics.xml
This article contains code snippet to get customer attributes in Magento.
Get Customer Collection
$collection = Mage::getResourceModel('customer/customer_collection');
This article contains code snippet to get custom options value of all products in any Magento order.
Suppose, there is a product with a custom option dropdown list. You chose one of the option from the dropdown list and purchased that product. The code below fetches product’s custom option value selected in any particular order.
Here is the code:-
I was working with a custom Magento module. I had to display TinyMCE editor in an admin form field.
I was getting this error when I try to add/edit data from the custom module:-
Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in lib\Varien\Data\Form\Element\Editor.php on line 225
Guest Post, Magento »
Getting customers to your eCommerce store and making a purchase is one set of problems. Getting them to make repeated purchases, and maintaining their level of satisfaction with your company is a different set of problems.
Customer support is not easy to get right, as we’ve seen recently with Google’s apparent eCommerce incompetence with its constantly sold out Nexus products and badly malfunctioning shopping interface.
Here is a quick tip to change the landing or startup page of Magento Admin. I mean to say, when you login to Magento Admin, you land up on Dashboard page. You can change it to any page you like.
For example, you might want to see Orders page (Sales -> Orders) just after you login to Magento admin instead of the Dashboard page.
Here are some ways (2 ways below) to show customer address information in registration page.
When you fill up the address fields and signup then both your billing and shipping addresses are filled up.
Here is how to enable address fields in signup page:-
Here is a quick tip on how meta tags – title, keywords and description work on Magento.
Meta information are not visible directly to end users but they are read by search engine spiders (bots). Meta tags are very important parameters for Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
In Magento, you can keep meta tags for Category, Pages and Products. I will be dealing with the meta title, meta keywords and meta description tags for Products.
I have created a new custom module. Now, I need to edit a default template file.
This article shows how to add system configuration (System -> Configuration) menu with menu tab for your custom module.
Let us suppose, you have already created a local module.
Varien_Object and Varien_Collection are the parent/super class for most of the Magento Models and Collections respectively.
The path for Varien_Object is lib/Varien/Object & for Varien_Collection is lib/Varien/Data/Collection.php.