Posted on 27/06/2012 by Alexander Turiak in Magento
It is a good idea to create a new layout handle in Magento when we need to be able to easily customize styling of pages or enable/disable specific blocks for the customer groups. Here is how. Read More
Posted on 02/05/2012 by Alexander Turiak in Magento
In this article I’d like to explain how to create multiselect product attribute which will allow to restrict actions depending on a customer group. This feature can be used to hide price of the product, disable product addition to cart or set other restrictions basing on a customer group. Read More
In Magento, customers don’t use special numbering by default; however it is possible to change this. We need to add a record to the eav_entity_store table with entity_type_id = 1, increment_prefix = CU and increment_last_id = CU001000. Read More
Posted on 29/02/2012 by Alexander Turiak in Magento
In Magento, order numbers are generated starting from 100000001 and up by default. Many companies want to use a custom value so that customers don’t know exactly how many orders have been placed before. Others need a custom value to match other parts of their system. The field increment_id is present in various entity tables to store this number.