Linux, Ubuntu »

[11 Nov 2013 | No Comment]

You can convert any video file to audio format (extract audio from video) with the help of FFmpeg tool.
FFmpeg is a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video. It includes libavcodec – the leading audio/video codec library.

Magento »

[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.

Magento »

[21 Oct 2013 | 4 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:

Linux, Ubuntu, Xubuntu »

[14 Oct 2013 | No Comment]

Problem:
I am using Xubuntu (lightweight version of Ubuntu) and I am unable to type in local language using iBus (an input method (IM) framework for multilingual input in Unix-like operating systems).
iBus is already installed. When I go to its ‘Preferences‘ and then click the ‘Input Method‘ tab, I could only see ‘Chinese‘ language option in the dropdown list of ‘Select an input method‘. I am from Nepal, so I would like to see Nepali/Devnagari language option there.

Magento »

[30 Sep 2013 | No Comment]

Problem:
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

Magento »

[2 Sep 2013 | One 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
Solution:

Magento »

[20 Aug 2013 | 4 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 | 3 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