Adding thumbnail images to the Magento admin product grid
This article describes how to insert images in the Magento admin product grid.
First of all, you will need to create your own extension. Let’s call it: Atwix_Gridthumbs.
Adding a new tab to the product edit page in admin
There are 2 ways to add a new tab to the product edit page in admin panel of Magento.
Let’s add a tab for a custom module.
Add the following code to your config.xml file in the global scope:
Integrating a WordPress blog with Magento
There is no arguing the importance and effectiveness of a well structured and planned out blog on your site and WordPress is one of the easiest and most robust blog tools in the industry. So, how do you get this wonderful tool to work with your Magento store and help your SEO?
Magento backend routes and ClearCache module
All of Magento’s built-in backend modules share the same route, which is set during the installation process and defaults to ‘admin’. Here we will show you how to allow custom built modules to use the same route, so that you have consistent url routes in the back-end.
Reset an administrator password or add a Magento admin user using MySQL
Unable to log in to a Magento store’s backend? Don’t remember your admin password? Are you a Magento developer and want a quick and easy way to add an admin account to a client’s Magento store? If so, this article is for you.
How to add a new item to the navigation menu in Magento
Adding a new item to the navigation menu is fairly simple.
We will add this ability to a custom module. There is no need to modify core Magento files or templates and layouts.
Creating automatic emails for custom events in Magento
Magento is a relatively intelligent system. It implements an Event/Observer pattern for end users to hook into. You can catch different events and process them with your logic after. For example, if you want to perform an action after a user was logged in, you can use customer_login event, for an action implementation after the event.
Using checkboxes in Magento's backend
Most commonly, a dropdown box with Yes / No options is used in Magento’s backend to designate an option with a boolean value. This is most likely done due to the complexity of using checkboxes; however it is still possible.
AJAX requests in Magento
AJAX is a great technology that is used to improve user experience and avoid page reloads, but how can you use it in your own Magento modules? Let’s explore…
1) You should either create a controller, for example: Namespace/YourModule/controllers/AjaxController.php or create a new action in an existing controller