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Posts tagged with tag: 'magento'

November 19, 2015

Magento 2: welcome to the new era!

Truly exciting news for the whole Magento community have arrived this week: after so many years of development (Magento 2 was first announced back in 2010), finally Magento 2 is available for download.

October 29, 2015

Magento security patch SUPEE-6788 - installation issues

Magento has released a new security patch SUPEE-6788, and we would like to share our experience with its installation troubleshooting. We are describing this topic assuming that you’ve already checked a web store on and implemented the security recommendations like closing access to var directory, downloader, changed the URL to the admin panel to more secure etc. We will also try to avoid the discussion of the admin routes compatibility here because the patch already contains the back routes compatibility. Therefore, the main goal of this article is to make your store functioning correctly after applying the patch.

October 29, 2015

Take care of your Magento store - be aware of 404 errors

Every owner of the web store does all possible to provide good conditions for customers and takes care of their needs. Moreover, it is also good practice to use different services to track the behaviours of web store visitors, collect and analyze the data related to customers preferences to determine how to improve the conversion rate. As a one way of such improvements is to test if there are any issues on the web store. Maybe you’ve heard the words “to win the battle – at least, you should know your enemy”, as follows – you should find what problems the website has. In our article we are describing possible ways to notify the store owner or website admin about 404 pages. Therefore, if you know what URLs are sending the customers to 404 pages, you will be able to fix it by creating the corresponding redirects, rewriting rules etc.
August 27, 2015

Adding Google Analytics Tracking Code to Magento store

GA tracking code is required to collect data of users’ behaviour and then send it to Google Analytics. And in Magento we have two ways on how to add Google Analytics Tracking Code to the website to be able to track your visitors’ preferences – we are describing both ways in this article.

July 31, 2015

Extended breadcrumbs

This time we describe the breadcrumbs that redirect you to a product page. We think that almost every one of you had a chance to work with the breadcrumbs in Magento.

July 29, 2015

Common issues and solutions during Magento upgrade to 1.9

We believe that almost every Magento developer had a chance to work on Magento upgrade to the latest version, and almost in all cases the developers could face with different bugs. Therefore, we would like to share few solutions for fixing the common issues that may occur during upgrading Magento to 1.9 version.

May 28, 2015

Magento Security Patches and Common Issues while applying them

The Magento team releases patches when any vulnerability in the system is found in order to keep Magento secure and reliable. On Feb 2015, Magento has already released one critical security patch (SUPEE-5344), which was aimed to address a remote command execution. It’s been more than two months since the release and still more than 50% of all of the Magento installations worldwide have not been patched and are being open to attacks.

May 27, 2015

Simple products report in Magento

Magento reports section is a powerful tool. If you open Reports > Products > Products Ordered section – you will be able to generate a report of all the recently sold products.

May 6, 2015

How to exclude block from the Full Page Cache

Magento Enterprise Edition Full Page Cache is a great feature that significantly improves the frontend performance. Nevertheless, it is causing the troubles with the customisations that require the dynamic content output. As you may know, the customer and cart information custom outputs are the first “victims” there, especially, if you migrated your Magento store from Community to Enterprise Edition. Some of the custom solutions, as well as the Mage Store modules, may not be ready for such migration. This brief article will not only show how to avoid a separate block caching in FPC, but also uncover the way how it works.

April 29, 2015

Adding an attribute programmatically in Magento 2

Upon creating an extension for Magento, quite often you face with a necessity to create a custom attribute for product, category, customer etc. Of course, you can add a description somewhere in the extension’s documentation how to do it and do not bother you head. However, all Magento versions allow you to create an attribute on the fly during an extension’s installation. There were many topics how to do that in Magento 1.x, and let’s check what is the difference in the next major version of Magento.