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Questions about managing products with the Magento admin interface

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Get original image file from a cache URL

Is there any function that given a cache image product file return the original one? Example : => Cache URL: {BASEURL}/media/catalog/product/cache/2/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/a/l/IMAGE....
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Magento - Add / Remove Attributes to Existing Configurable Products

What is the correct procedure - rather than deleting the product and starting again to add or remove attributes to existing configurable products. When creating a configurable product you are asked ...
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Magento2.1.0 showing error Required parameter 'theme_dir' was not passed while saving product in admin

I am facing this error Required parameter 'theme_dir' was not passed when i try to save the product in admin. I checked the theme configuration it was assigned to the stores. Recently i have upgraded ...
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Bulk update products to include new websites

A client has 20000+ products with 7 websites. They used to have 4 websites and most products are associated to 4 websites. What is the best & quickest way to iterate through the products and ...
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Fastest way to update an attribute in all products

I'm trying to update the price to a lot of products (more than 10.000). The way I am doing that right now is extremely time-consuming. Which is the best way to loop through all the products and update ...
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how to import gallery images with csv

Importing gallery images seems like such a fundamental function, but I cannot find any column in my csv exported file where I would do this. I created a single product with gallery images through ...
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Reindex single product

I would like to reindex a single product after an update. Now I use: $product = Mage::getModel('catalog/product')->loadByAttribute('sku', 'foobar'); // edit something $product->save(); $...
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why magento product url duplicating

I am using magento 1.7. i am faceing strange problem. magento making duplicate product url with random number with wrong url key please my attached screenshot I also empty table rewrite_urls and ...
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How to delete all products from a large catalog?

I'm working on importing ~40k products into Magento. I need an easy way to remove all products in between tests, but trying to do this from the admin errors out before making it very far. If I try ...
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What is the best way for admins to add PDFs to product pages?

Our client has several specification sheets in pdf format for many of their products. What is the best or easiest way for them to add a downloadable PDF to each product page. (Some PDFs fit many ...
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Impossible to save category with more that 1000 products

This is a known issue caused by PHP 5.3.9 and max_input_vars that by default it is set to 1000. The solution 2 proposed here it is the best in my opinion but doesn't work: for some strange reason it ...
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Product preview button in manage product page

I want to implement product preview button on manage products page,before saving the products so admin have some idea how products are looking in frontend, there are extension available for doing this,...
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Magento easy way to show out of stock in configurable product (greyed out)

this may be a simple question for some - but we havent used stock extensions before. My question: how can we easily, simply, add the ability to - instead of hiding out of stock simple products (as ...
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complete flow of a magento

I want to know the complete flow of a magento view. Suppose i am viewing the home page, can I ask how the flow of control goes through the PHTML, XML and PHP files , in order to view the home page? ...
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change stock availability programmatically

How I can change stock availability ie in stock and out of stock of product programmatically using product ID?
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How to find all bundle products that contain a simple

I need to find a way to programatically find all the bundle products that contain a particular simple product. I'm hoping there is a simple solution this problem as I have been unable to figure one ...
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Not showing sub-categories in category tree in Manage Products page

I am using magento copy category extension, this extension copies categories successfully. But on Manage Product page in Categories tab, sub-categories of the original category (that i copied) ...
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Magento doesn't displays group price

This is a bit frustrating but, some of my products displays the group price while some others not. I have the customer group X, and for this customer group I have different prices than the regular ...
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How to assign category on multiple products?

I can assign multiple products into a category when I am creating a category, but how can I assign a category to multiple products at once? I have tried to check multiple products in Manage ...
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Mass delete disabled products with SQL

We have about 68 000 disabled products in our database. We need somehow to delete all disabled products from the shop. The normal Magento's delete product process in the admin does not work as it gets ...
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Assign Bottle sizes based upon store in multi-store

I have 150 configurable products. Each product has bottle sizes ranging from 10ml to 5kg. I have set up two stores: Wholesale and Retail. I am trying to show all bottle sizes in wholesale store ...
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Products (seemingly) randomly disappearing until reindex

Curious question, one of my clients keeps noticing that randomly* individual products will disappear from the front end store view. * Obviously, I know it isn't random, there must be something ...
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How to create a product in Magento with Multiple sizes

I'm trying to learn Magento and how to create a product that comes in different sizes, each with a different price. I'm running v2.0.2 From what I found through Google (http://www.customerparadigm....
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Is it possible to setup a cron job to flush product catalog images?

You can obviously manually flush the catalog images cache by going to Cache management and clicking on "Flush Catalog Images Cache". My question is can this be set as a scheduled task? If so, what ...
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How to sort the Attribute Set list on the Manage Products Grid dropdown menu?

We are using Magento 1.8.1. When I navigate to the Catalog > Manage Products grid view of our products, I see the Attribute Set column, which displays as a selectable dropdown menu. The challenge we ...
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Interpreting profiler results on a slow page

I'm still having major problems with configurable products and page load speeds. I have a configurable product with 530 associated products, each with around 4 custom options. I'm also using SCP, but ...
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Website Scoping For Products in Admin

I want to manage the products in magento on a website scope instead of the default scope. The problem is, that i am not allowed to access the website/store-scope because its greyed out / disabled. ...
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Search Products that are NOT in any categories

It is easy to find out what products are in a category. Is there a way to find out what products are NOT in a category? Is there a way to find out what products are NOT in any categories? My ...
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Enable certain users to add products to my store

I'd like to allow some users to sell products in my store, without giving them access to magento's back end. Is there any extension for doing that ?
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Product stock inventory

I have a problem I need help with, it's probably very simple but I just can't understand. So, I am trying to make a product called "Silver Fork" that I sell for 10$. But I also want to offer the ...
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Custom category designs won't apply without category url slug?

I'm experiencing a weird issue: Let's say category A has a custom design. When I open the product via domain.com/category-a/product.html the custom design applies correctly. But when I open the ...
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Add a product to checkout that isn't created in Magento?

I have a job at the minute that requires a third party (TP) system to add products to the magento cart. The third party hosts all product information and the pricing. The products being added to the ...
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Catalog price rules vs special price

I have found that magento has two separate ways of handling special prices but I don't know which is the best for my case. I found that catalog price rules are very powerful but I don't know how to ...
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Magento admin taking too much time to save product in admin

Whenever am trying to save a product in admin magento is taking too much time and some times throws sql error like below.This is Enterprise edition 1.14.2 upgraded from EE 1.9. Any help on this would ...
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“File Was Not Uploaded”

I am attempting to upload images to my products on a Magento site. It is a fresh install of Magento, running on a GoDaddy shared hosting server. It has been previously running on this server, set up ...
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Simple Products with Custom Options in Grouped Products Magento

I hope someone can help or knows of an extension that adds the functionality I require. I have multiple simple products that each have their own custom options. I then need to add these simple ...
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override admin product information page

I was created admin module for manage supplier information, next I want to add supplier list drop down to product details ( catalog > manage product > Inventory >) How to do it ?
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Configurable product - Inventory - Stock Availability status doesn't change when all associated Simple products go out of stock?

I have an Enterprise site (1.12.0.2) and a Community site (1.7.0) both doing the same thing. A configurable product (Manage Stock set to Yes) has just one simple product. Somebody orders the last ...
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How to programatically import product and set images to default?

I am creating a simple product via code but struggling adding the images correctly. The product uploads fine and also the images too, which show ok on the frontend. But the radio buttons for base, ...
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How can I skip queue messages and display action happend message in magento2.3?

I am doing bulk update attribute from admin side in magento2. I am not getting message of 'attribute has been updated' something like as. I am getting below message which is attached in screen shot ....
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Different default value of an attribute in different attribute sets

I have attribute sets which I use when adding new products. All products have a weight attribute. I know you can set up a default value which will appear along all attribute sets with that attribute. ...
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Tips to speed up the handling of large product collections in backend

I'm dealing with a large database (roughly 70k products) to help me manage my products more efficiently it was necessary to modify the admin panel to allow larger collection of products. In my case ...
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Call to a member function getMetaTitle() on a non-object on product without category URL

When I disable a product and access the product by full category URL I am sent to a 404 page. Good. When I attempt to access the disabled product by http://domain.com/disabled-product.html I get ...
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How do you manage inventory for a grouped product?

Let's say that you sell tickets for an event, and you have the following constraints: A max of 40 tickets can be sold for a given event slot You have 5 different price tiers but you can accomodate ...
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Magento does not display all imported products within the categories

I have set up the categories and imported the products CSV into Magento, which all worked fine. Each category is display the correct amount of products within the backend. However on the frontend, ...
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Magento category tree not showing all sub categories when adding a new product

Hello Everyone I hope you are doing well. I have an issue I need help with Please. I'm trying to add products to specific sub categories using Magento ver. 1.9.0.1 I've been able to do it with no ...
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multiple prices of product based on countries/regions

I have a question. I want to have different prices of a product belonging to different countries. Means different boxes of prices for different locations. Suppose I add product having different ...
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Create Special Price page which shows Catalog price rules products

========= UPDATE ========= I accepted simonthesorcerer response, but it didn't work for me. I found a free module you can get on this url: http://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/thirty4+...
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Grouped quantity

I have a magento 1.9.1.0 platform and need something to group some quantities. The site sell products on set and I have two grouped products ProductA (100pcs/set) and ProductB (50pcs/set). Now if a ...
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Permanently Removing a Product

I want to remove products that are Out of Stock and we will will never receive it back in stock ever again. What is the best way to approach this? Some questions I have are; 1.)Should I delete the ...