PHP, Review »

[21 Mar 2011 | 3 Comments]

The ionCube PHP Encoder makes it easy to protect your PHP 4 & 5 source code, including sources using the PHP 5.3 language, from easy observation, theft and change. Encoded files run on a wide range of operating systems such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD and others.
Introduction: http://www.ioncube.com/sa_encoder.php

Google »

[14 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments]

You can use multiple email addresses with your single Gmail account.
Trick #1
Suppose, you have your Gmail account as: firstname.lastname@gmail.com
With Gmail, you can also use it as: firstnamelastname@gmail.com or first.name.lastname@gmail.com or first.name.last.name@gmail.com

Google »

[11 Mar 2011 | One Comment]

Backing up browser means getting backup of all the browsing history, bookmarks, extensions installed, etc.
Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier. I love Google Chrome.

Magento »

[9 Mar 2011 | 12 Comments]

Here is a quick code to get the admin user’s data (id, name, username, email, password, etc).
By admin user, I mean the users that login through the admin panel and those who have access to the admin panel of Magento. The users can be administrator, or with some specific roles.

$userArray = Mage::getSingleton(‘admin/session’)->getData();

Sports »

[4 Mar 2011 | 3 Comments]

From the past records of World Cup Cricket, we find that the hosting team has never won the World Cup.
In 1996, the World Cup was hosted jointly by India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The final match was played in Pakistan. And, Sri Lanka had won the World Cup.

Magento »

[3 Mar 2011 | 10 Comments]

Problem:
I transfered my Magento site files from one computer to another. I imported the database. Now, when I try to login to admin (when I go to admin login url), it shows 404 Not Found Error page. The same error is also displayed in the module’s page that are installed in site.
However, the frontend part is working fine. There is no such error in browsing categories and pages in frontend.

Javascript, jQuery, Magento »

[2 Mar 2011 | 7 Comments]

By default, Magento contains and uses the Prototype javascript library. You can also integrate the other most popular javascript library ‘jQuery‘ in your Magento site.
While integrating jQuery in Magento, you might get some javascript conflict and errors as you will be using two javascript libraries (prototype and jQuery) at a time. This is caused because prototype also uses ‘$‘ as a function or variable name, just as jQuery does.

Magento »

[25 Feb 2011 | 4 Comments]

Gift Message facility is present in Magento by default. You can add gift message in order as a whole or in individule order items.
By default, the gift message is not enabled in Magento.

Magento »

[22 Feb 2011 | 7 Comments]

Magento has this cool functionality of Event Observer. Magento follows the Observer Design Pattern for its event hooking system. With this Event Observer Hook, additional functionality can be added without modifying the core code.
The full list of Magento Event Observer Hooks is present over here:- Magento Event/Observer Hooks Cheat Sheet