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Data Grids in OroCRM

Grid in OroCRM is a very convenient way to display information about all or few records of an entity. Default OroCRM has a lot of grids for different entities. OroCRM developers provided a useful and easy way to create grids for a custom entity or display some specific information for default entities.

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Adding SKU column to Magento orders grid

You can find several articles which are related to adding columns to Magento admin grids in Atwix blog. However, not everything is fully covered, and our readers keep asking how to add SKU, Products columns, etc. So, let’s take a closer look at this topic.

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Adding a column to Magento orders grid - alternative way using layout handles

In the previous articles (1, 2) you might find the way how to add custom column/attribute to adminhtml (orders, customers, ect) grid. But this is another example. In our article we will use the layout handles for inserting columns to the orders grid.

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Grid filter for columns with complex values

Grid filter for columns with complex values

In previous articles we told you how to operate with columns in adminhtml grids. Usually the process is quite fast, for example, if you want to add simple column from the database. But sometimes you need to add a column with complex value, processed by renderer. You say: “it’s not a big deal to use renderers…” Right, until you face with sort and filter..

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Adding a column to the customers grid in Magento admin

Adding a column to the customers grid in Magento admin. Alternative way

Pretty often we face a task, where we need to add a custom column to the customers/orders grid in Magento admin. The solution is simple and if you google for it, you will get tons of solutions. However, pretty much all of them describe the same way, which isn’t always proper.

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Login as a customer from Magento admin

Login as a customer from Magento admin

Often there are situations where customer has some issues while placing orders or making operations from the “My Account” section. At that point, an ability for admin to login as a customer and see what is wrong becomes very useful.

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Advices and Best Practices for Magento developers

Advices and Best Practices for Magento developers

I think everyone who is interested in ecommerce development get familiar with Magento earlier or later. It’s a very popular platform, where a lot of modern programming technologies are used. Since Magento is one of the most powerful and flexible shopping cart engines, it requires a deep level of expertise to develop extensions or even do some basic changes. So we’ve decided to share our tips for Magento Developers in this article. [Continue to Part 2]

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Inline editing in Magento backend grids

Inline editing in Magento backend grids

Backend grids in Magento are very convenient, featuring filtering and pagination using AJAX by default. However, when you want to edit some field or record, you have to create a form. I’d like to describe the way of implementing inline field editing for a field.

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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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