Questions tagged [eav]

Questions about Magento's Entity Attribute Value (EAV) implementation

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How do I add additional options to customer gender?

I have a client who would like to add the option 'Transgender' in addition to Male and Female in the gender field. Can I do this directly in the database? Would I need to update anything beyond the ...
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Retrive customer custom attribute value via observer

I am trying to get custom attribute value of customer in observer, but no results. Can anyone help me: <frontend> <events> <customer_customer_authenticated> &...
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Following EAV in my Modules

Is it necessary to follow EAV with the models I create for my modules? If not always, when should I and when shouldn't I?
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Wrong entity ID exception in install script

I am trying to run this install script but I am getting an exception Wrong entity ID. Tried debugging through debugger but I am not much familiar with the EAV architecture of Magento, so got lost. ...
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Adding a new eav attribute type “file upload”

I need to have the ability to add a file upload at the admin site and process the files after these have been uploaded. As a first step I like to extend Magento eav attributes with a new custom type "...
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Attributes missing when a product is loaded via grouped products

I have some simple products which are associated to a grouped product. If I load the simple product separately, the attribute tax_class_id is set, but if the product is contained in a grouped product ...
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Alphanumeric order increment id's

I've been using Alphanumeric order increment id's since ~CE 1.1 - they're all set up using an alpha character in the prefix field of core_entity_store. At the time there was no real documentation ...
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How to add a custom field to Magento catalog_product_option_type_value table

I'm just wondering if there is an easier way? What I was going to do is create my own custom table with a reference to the option_type_id from the catalog_product_option_type_value because I don't ...
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Delete unused attribute values

I am using the fastsimpleimport module to create my custom import. This has a setDropdownAttributes() function to automatically create needed attribute values but it does not remove unused values. ...
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Problem pulling attribute with a specific store view

I have a Magento with only one store view. However this store is not default one. The news store view was created (ID: 2) and the default one deleted. Then I have products and images imported with ...
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Attribute is not loaded on Product_List and Layered Navigation

I have a development system, here is everything working as expected. And I have a staging system, here the attribute is not loaded. It feels like, the sytem don't know, that the attribute doesn't ...
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How to retrieve full customer name with SQL?

Can anyone provide an SQL command that retrieves a customer's first and last name in one row? All my attempts at JOINs have resulted in multiple rows, with first name in one row and last name in the ...

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