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Replace the Magento language selector with flag icons

Replace the Magento language selector with flag icons

In most Magento templates, we can see the language selector provided as a simple pull down menu. Let’s explore a way to enhance the look and make a more attractive, custom style.
In the example below, I’ll tell you how to make a multilingual store and replace the standard language selector with flag icons.

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How to resize any images in Magento

How to resize any images in Magento

In this article, I’ll describe how to resize images, such as needing to resize a custom image and display it on the site in special sized areas.
Let’s do it.

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Custom order and customer numbers in Magento: Part 2

Custom order and customer numbers in Magento: Part 2

Back to Part 1.

In Magento, customers don’t use special numbering by default; however it is possible to change this. We need to add a record to theĀ eav_entity_store table with entity_type_id = 1, increment_prefix = CU and increment_last_id = CU001000.

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Adding a custom attribute/column to the orders grid in Magento admin

Adding a custom attribute/column to the orders grid in Magento admin

Does your Magento order grid have all of the fields you need? Adding or removing columns is fairly simple. Let’s explore how.

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Custom order and customer numbers in Magento: Part 1

Custom order and customer numbers in Magento: Part 1

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 fieldĀ increment_id is present in various entity tables to store this number.

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Adding thumbnail images to the Magento admin product grid

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.

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Adding a new tab to the product edit page in admin

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.

First method:
Let’s add a tab for a custom module.
Add the following code to your config.xml file in the global scope:

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Integrating a WordPress blog with Magento

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?

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Magento backend routes and ClearCache module

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.

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Reset an administrator password or add a Magento admin user using MySQL

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.

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