Category Archives: Magento

Interesting things about the Magneto Shopping Cart platform.

Magento returns a 404 while running cron file

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If you didn’t know already Magento uses a CRON job to send out new order, and order emails. Why is this? We have no idea, and honestly it’s the dumbest thing we have seen so far. It does however send … Continue reading

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Custom Magento Contact Form

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In this how-to tutorial we will show you how to make a stunning custom Magento contact form using the default contact form. A live demo can be found Here First you will need to make sure you have the form.phtml in … Continue reading

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Add a photo gallery to Magento using Photobox

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What is Photobox CSS3 JQuery plugin? Photobox is a lightweight image gallery modal window script which uses only CSS3 for silky-smooth animations and transitions, utilizes GPU rending, which can be completely controlled and themed directly from the CSS, and in … Continue reading

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Magento 500 Internal Server Error

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Often times, when a Magento 500 Internal Server Error happens is when you use the Magento admin to create backups, for instance when you are installing a new extension and it hangs up. What the issue here is a function in lib/Mage/Archive/Helper/File.php … Continue reading

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Magento Payment on Pickup Free Extension

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Working on a client’s website whom wanted to have an in store pick up, and or pay. We came across this little extension located http://www.rapidcommerce.eu/blog/2012/07/magento-store-pickup/ To save you some time here is the extension and works on Magento CE 1.9.1 … Continue reading

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Installing Magento 1.7.0.2 with Sample Products

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I recently installed the Magento shopping cart software for a few reasons. One, I wanted to check it out to see what the hype was. Secondly, after I found out some of the original developers of osCommerce whom had left the team developed Magento, I just had to.

In this article I will explain how to do a fresh install of Magento that has products already in it for viewing. So, lets get started shall we.

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