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How Much Does It Cost To Build A Magento Website?

It is no doubt that Magento is one of the most prevalent e-commerce platforms nowadays. It is trusted and used by roughly 25% of total online store owners around the world (equivalent to around 150,000 shops). There are a variety of reasons for choosing Magento as a solid foundation to start online business. First and foremost, the popular Magento Community Edition is open source – Free. Secondly, Magento provides a great deal of simple and easy-to-use features and a flexible […]

13 Of The Best Magento Connect Extensions For Your Store

Magento is probably the most solid e-Commerce platform around. If you own an online store, you probably have given some consideration to using Magento on your site. Even big names like Nike, MotherCare, and Bazaar are on Magento. Still, Magento has a few features that could really be improved further, which is why sometimes you need to be proactive and check out what you can better achieve with extensions. Magento Extensions is a collection of extensions that can add extra […]

Install and configure solr Manually with Magento

Install and configure solr Manually with Magento Install solr in UBUNTU with command line. Please find below mentioned command for installation. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 sudo apt-get -y install openjdk-7-jdk cd /opt sudo http://archive.apache.org/dist/lucene/solr/4.7.2/solr-4.7.2.tgz sudo tar -xvf solr-4.7.2.tgz sudo cp -R solr-4.7.2/example /opt/solr cd /opt/solr java -jar start.jar Now check solr running on your server or not with http://yourip:8983 sudo vi /etc/default/jetty Copy the below mentioned text into the file and press ESC the :wq and enter. […]


  Magento store’s performance is the talk of the town for almost all Magento store owners. The blog is compiled with all such talks and reasons, and these reasons are not just reasons at all. They are just the major factors which could help a Magento store owner to improve his/her store performance. According to Akamai study, more than 64% of dissatisfied online customers will less likely prefer to buy or visit again a slow eCommerce store. They would mostly […]

the advantages and disadvantages of using subdomains and subdirectories in internationalization

Advantages Separate folders can be still targeted. Easier linking process. All SEO efforts and advertisements will affect all subfolders the website will even count towards the power of the subdirectories. Easy to manage. Disadvantages SERP limitations. On large sites, the URL anatomy can be quite messy (if handled well, it can look very slick though). Unable to benefit from hosting different parts of the site in different countries. Subdomains (uk.yourstore.com, ru.yourstore.com) Advantages Cost (only one domain is used). Individual subdomain […]

magento show billing and shipping address in register page

magento show billing and shipping address in register page Here are some ways (2 ways below) to show customer address information in registration page. When you fill up the address fields and signup then both your billing and shipping addresses are filled up. Here is how to enable address fields in signup page:- 1) First way [EASY] – Open template/customer/form/register.phtml – Just above this line: 1 <?php if($this->getShowAddressFields()): ?> Write this line: 1 <?php $this->setShowAddressFields(true); ?> – So, the code […]

Magento get full product image url

Magento get full product image url Example with Syntax Steps to get full image url in from magento product collection. Here we are going to get product image urls from collection 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 $collection = Mage::getModel(‘catalog/product’)                         ->getCollection()                         ->addAttributeToSort(‘created_at’, ‘DESC’)                         ->load(); foreach ($collection as $product){          $fullPath = Mage::helper(‘catalog/image’)->init($product, ‘image’)->resize(135,135);          }

Magento function most useful

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How to perform Magento database maintenance

How to perform Magento database maintenance Magento does many things well, but maintaining an efficient database is not one of them. Having many products is a good reason to have a large database. Sadly, this is not the only way your database can become large and sluggish. Maintaining the database through log cleaning can result in a dramatic improvement in site performance and latency. This guide explains how to optimize a large and potentially inefficient Magento database. Attention: Always backup […]

Reset password blank page – Magento

Reset password blank page – Magento After upgrading an older Magento shop to version I noticed that the reset password page was blank. Everything else was working fine: I could fill in my email address to request a new password, I received the email with the reset password link, but clicking on the link only resulted in a blank page. I checked my log files, but no errors were thrown. The cause It turns out that a change […]