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


[6 Aug 2013 | One Comment]

JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation. It is a light-weight text-based open standard designed for human-readable data. It is language-independent, with parsers available for many languages.
The JSON format is often used for serializing and transmitting structured data over a network connection. It is used primarily to transmit data between a server and web application, serving as an alternative to XML. [via Wikipedia:JSON]

Xubuntu »

[23 Jul 2013 | No Comment]

You might face a problem of applications launching automatically when you login to your Xubuntu machine. In my case it was Pidgin and Google Chrome launching automatically on startup. I have not set them as startup applications.
If you logout Xubuntu without closing the opened applications then it seems that Xubuntu saves the session of opened applications. And, then it opens those applications on all next logins.

Ubuntu, Xubuntu »

[9 Jul 2013 | No Comment]

Synapse is a graphical launcher enabling you to start applications and also to quickly find and access relevant documents and files (by making use of the Zeitgeist engine).
This can be a good alternative to Ubuntu Unity Dash for those who prefer lightweight and faster graphical launcher. This can also be helpful for getting Unity Dash like feature on other Ubuntu versions like Xubuntu.

Xubuntu »

[25 Jun 2013 | One Comment]

I am using Xubuntu (an elegant and easy-to-use Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu, using Xfce as the graphical desktop). Xubuntu has shortcut for locking the screen. It is CTRL+ALT+Del. But, there was no shortcut for Suspend action (keeping the computer in Sleep mode).
If you would like to add keyboard shortcuts on Ubuntu, you may visit this link: Creating custom shortcuts on Ubuntu

Linux, Miscellaneous, Ubuntu »

[11 Jun 2013 | No Comment]

SMPlayer is a free and open source media player for Windows and Linux. It is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer.
SMPlayer is a very good alternative to VLC media player. It is faster than VLC and can play almost all video and audio formats. You don’t need to download and install any external codecs.

Magento »

[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:

Magento »

[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.