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Magento Translations module

One of the best things in Magento, you can easily add new languages on its Web site. It is done all using CSV files – a file for a module for each language. For most major languages translations are available as free Magento Magento Connect modules. The product seems to …

MVC Developers Part 2 – Magento Controller Shipping and Hello World

The Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture traces its roots back to the programming language Smalltalk and Xerox Parc. Since then, many systems to describe their architecture and MVC. Each system is different, but they all have the goal of separating data access, business logic and user interface code from each other.

The architecture of PHP MVC frameworks, most will look something like this.

Sending Magento SMTP email problem with Google App mail

magento smtpWe just upgraded from Magento 1.3 to Magento 1.4.2, switched hosting providers, and suddenly our transactional emails were not being sent out. We were using the SMTP Pro extension by Ashley Schroeder (highly recommended, btw). The problem turned out to be with our hosting provider, Nexcess. They were blocking …

Magento Reference Name List in layout XML for Template Designer

magento reference namereference name magentomagento layout reference namemagento reference namesmagento reference listmagento referenceMagento use layout XML  to define page layout structure and indicate how blocks included and access to predefined position called reference area (either place holder). You can modify the layout by editing specific XML file for each module …

Magento Add Facebook Like/Share button to CMS page

magento facebook share button1. Add a meta tag in template/page/html/head.phtml. pay someone to write my paper <meta property=”og:site_name” content=”yoursite.com”/> 2. Create a Custom  Variable from System/Custom Variables, name it anything you like,  and paste the bellow code in the Custom Variable’s content area. http://www.rocketcontest.org/faqs.cfm http://www.rocketcontest.org/multimedia.cfm <div class=”fblike”> <fb:like href=”http://www.your-magento-store.com” layout=”standard” …