Questions tagged [magento-1]

General questions about Magento 1 not specific to a minor version. You can use it to distinguish from Magento 2, but if you have issues with a specific installation, use the appropriate magento-1.x tag instead.

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Where can I find a complete list of Magento events?

I know that Magento has a hook-like system called events. Does anyone have a complete list or a script which can be used to determine which events can be called?
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In Mage_GoogleShopping, what is the intended way to add more categories?

We are using Mage_GoogleShopping which is a core extension that can be downloaded from MagentoConnect. It has a hard coded list of categories in Mage_GoogleShopping_Helper_Category. public function ...
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Orders editing feature

Right now Magento supports altering an order only in form of a reorder, which is may be due to complex ordering process and the database structure. But often reorder is not an option in case of ...
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How do I report Magento bugs and submit bugfixes so that they are likely to be closed?

I found a bug in Magento 1.x and I also found a bugfix for it. Where do I report it? Where do I have a chance that a Magento core developer has a look at it? The Magento bug tracker seems to be ...
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Debugging layout XML loading

TL;DR: is there a way I can debug the loading of the layout? As I believe one module's layout is conflicting with another. Related to a previous question I made: How to make a module layout to be ...
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Generating a sitemap for a custom model

I've developed a bespoke module which lists a series of people on the site. Each person has their own URL (a bespoke Magento controller, which does basic CRUD on Person models) and I need to feed ...
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Studying to become a Magento Certified Developer

I have been considering studying to become a Magento Certified Developer. When I look at the study guide I see a lot of questions which I can answer, however, the problem is I don't really know what ...
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Find out to which categories a product belongs to

I opened a product in the backend, but when I switch to the categories tab, the category tree is fully collapsed. I would have to expand all categories to see in which ones the product is in. How can ...
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How to force flush CSS cache on client side?

Suppose that we changed a lot of functionality for the module (templates, layouts, CSS) and we are going to move these changes to the production site, but a lot of customers have cached CSS in their ...
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What is the most common process for importing the products?

What is the most common process for importing products? Does everyone use the product import/export tool? The CSV file format is not something that the client is likely to fill in and if they try it ...
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What do I do when an extension overwrites a class globally and I want to use the original?

We're using an extension which globally overwrites the Mage_Catalog_Block_Product_List_Toolbar block. <global> <blocks> <catalog> <rewrite> ...
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How do I sort Magento products in a specific category according to my order

I want to sort Magento products on a list page for a specific category according to my given order. Can I have a text field in each product and give any number and my products in that specific ...