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April 25, 2016

Magento Imagine 2016 Infographic

We all have heard of the Magento Imagine conference. If Magento is anyhow related to your life or business, this is the event you can’t miss.

This year, Magento Imagine gathered over 2200 attendees from all around the world and delivered some awesome content. We were there and have prepared this infographic for all of you who couldn’t enjoy the event or enjoyed it so much that you would love to recap what happened.

April 21, 2016

Testing checklist after Magento upgrade

It is important to keep your online store updated to the latest Magento version, as it has the most recent improvements, security updates, and other fixes. And every time such upgrade is performed, the website should be carefully tested to make sure that all issues or conflicts are fixed after the upgrade.

Today we want to share with you our checklist that we normally use when testing Magento stores after their upgrade to newer versions.

April 15, 2016

Secure your Nginx for Magento

Recent security patches have covered many security leaks. Some of the changes were added via .htaccess files either in Magento root or in specific directories (e.g. shell directory). These fixes will be applied automatically, if your Magento 1.x installation is running on Apache 2, but it won’t work if you prefer Nginx. In this post we will show you the proper Nginx config which provides the same result with a few additions.

April 5, 2016

Meet Magento Czech Republic 2016

Last Thursday was not just the last day of March, but it was also the first day when Meet Magento event happened in Czech Republic. We were lucky to witness that moment in Prague and I’d happily like to share with you how did it go.
March 23, 2016

n98-magerun tool - swiss army knife for Magento developers

Most of Magento developers face with the problem of the same operations repetition for many times – that takes some time and slows down the development process. So, it’s a wise idea to simplify and speed up some operations during the work, isn’t it? Fortunately, we have a great CLI tool and it makes Magento developers life easier. It is n98-magerun provided by netz98.

March 17, 2016

Magento Unconference 2016

I was lucky to be in Berlin last weekend. And I realized I was even more lucky, because the Magento Unconference 2016 happened to be on the very same dates. So without any hesitation I have joined the event once I landed in the German capital. In this blog post I want to share with you my impressions and help you to decide whether to attend and contribute to Magento Unconference next year.

March 15, 2016

Meet Magento Sweden 2016. How was it?

This week has started with a new host country for Meet Magento and the most northern location for this event series in all of its history. Of course, as Atwix is a co-organiser of Meet Magento Ukraine, I couldn’t miss the chance to attend Stockholm and get to see how Meet Magento develops its presence there.

March 11, 2016

Manage Translation System in Magento

In this post we want to share our expertise on how to manage translations in Magento. We will cover various methods, their priorities and characteristics. We will show you the pros and cons of each solution to match your needs when you change or add a new translation to your online store.

As you may know, Magento has 3 different ways of adding/changing translations (from highest to lowest priority):

March 8, 2016

Delete Magento product attribute values via shell script

Sometimes handling multiple store views/stores/websites within a single Magento installation may mess up attribute values on the different scope levels. We’ve recently faced similar problem with product prices. Some price values were changed on the scope level after data migration and it was almost impossible to detect and remove such values from the Magento admin panel. So we’ve decided to create a shell script for that purpose and share it with you.
March 7, 2016

SUPEE-7405 cart merge error fix

During our work with Magento security patch SUPEE-7405 and its patch-fixes (version 1.1) we’ve noticed an error which is logged as an exception and it can be even a source of security exploit if exception.log file is world readable. In this article we describe this bug and fixes for it.