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Empty needle warning in system.log

Been searching all over, does anyone have any tips on debugging this warning found in system.log? They appear to come in pairs ... 2013-07-18T06:40:01+00:00 ERR (3): Warning: strpos() [<a href='...
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Could there be a problem with using a product as an interface for a slideshow?

My client has a slideshow on their homepage and to make it easy for them to update it, I was thinking of making a slideshow 'product' where they upload the images and enter their corresponding urls as ...
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COGS (Cost of Goods Sold) Tracking in Magento?

What is the suggested method for tracking COGS for products within Magento? We have recently learned that it will be necessary to track the inbound cost of each item that is sold in the store and it ...
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Show AVS/CVN status on Magento

I've been researching endlessly for the past week or so... but is there any way to show AVS/CVN status from Authorize.net to Magento? I know on PayPal, it does show if there's a match/mismatch/denied ...
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Sessions are shared on Safari

Bit of a strange one and in my years of Magento development have never come across this before. When you add to cart in Firefox, chrome everything works as it should. When you add to cart in safari ...
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How to Sort a Large Number of an Attribute's “Manage Options (values of your attribute)”

I have a dropdown attribute with many options that need to be sorted. I am wondering how best to sort them automatically? If it can't be done automatically, is there a way to export the data from ...
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Good clean template based on HTML5 and ready for mobile/flexible/adaptive design [duplicate]

Can you recommend a good clean template for Magento 1.7 that is based on HTML5, ready for mobile screens, using flexible/adaptive design, and which works on normal desktops as well? It doesn't have to ...
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Magento cpu usage issues

I have magento installed on host gator everything was working fine.But suddenly they said my magento CPU usage is very high so they are suspending my account and recommended to me either buy ...
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Using for catalog_product_index_eav for custom attribute and addAttributeToFilter

I've added an attribute: $installer->addAttribute(Mage_Catalog_Model_Product::ENTITY, 'show_in_subview', array( 'type' => 'varchar', 'label' =&...
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Advanced Report - Sales Report : Adding Attribute Column

how to add attribute column in Sales Report? I use the Advanced Report of AheadWorks and I've tried to make the attribute column but do not know how to join the sales table with the attribute table. I'...
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Selling “big stadium” tickets

I want (need) to implement a stadium ticket selling. The idea is to let the customer choose his number of tickets (a capping on that might be needed but this is no big issue. I think I can achieve ...
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Sort by most viewed products

As we can see most viewed products in admin dashboard. I want to use same attribute ( its from report ) to sort products on product catalog sort by dropdown (toolbar.phtml) or is there any better ...
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Oauth Error while extending Magento Rest API

I am working with Magento Rest API for the first time, i went through the tutorials of Rest API on http://www.magentocommerce.com/api/rest and tried one example to fetch product through API: $...
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Is it possible to add new functionality to OPC method saveBilling by Observer?

I need to add new customer field. This field should be available during customer registration via OPC. How I can do it? I can rewrite Mage_Checkout_Model_Type_Onepage modify method saveBilling and add ...
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SQL to delete product attributes

I installed a module that added some product attributes but did not remove them on uninstall. Their existence is throwing errors. I expected a "delete attribute" button to be there when I click into ...
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Get product collection from a category id

I am trying to get a collection of products from a category id. A few things I have tried are in the block : $category = Mage::getModel('catalog/category')->load(123) ->...
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Get Real Shipment ID

I am able to retrieve the real order id by $order->getReadlOrderId(); I am unable to find any documentation or posts that show how to get the real shipment id, so far I am only able to get the Id ...
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New Extensions not going in Community Folder?

I have recently moved a complete Magento installation to a new server. While I was debugging some issues, I noticed the community extensions were not listed in the MagentoConnect Manager. When I ...
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Copy a Widget Instance Programmatically, Preserving Layout Updates

I try to copy a widget instance. The following function is run from a console script (shell/), adminhtml Events are initialized. The problem: What I get from the $orig->getData('page_groups') ...
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Use template/block in a helper

I have a helper with this method to get the items in a customer's cart public function getCartData() { //Get cart DATA $quote = Mage::getSingleton('checkout/session')->getQuote(); $...
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Pass Data From PHTML To Block Controller

It seems wrong to me to put methods in the PHTML file. I need to loop through products in a PHTML file, but I want to call a method inside the foreach loop: <?php $lastOrder = $this->...
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Magento configuration in a clustered environment

I'm currently working on a large Magento (Enterprise Edition) project where the client wants to use four load balanced web servers and four MySQL servers (one master, three slaves). I have not been ...
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How to get Filters on custom products listing?

I have created a cms page on which i am showing all the products which are on sale now i need filters on the same page but it filters are not coming here. I have tried placing the filter block in ...
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Make customer attribute unique

is it possible to make a customer attribute unique, preferably on a website basis bit if not then globally? I cant see how to do this. Similar to the email address
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How to add custom text to price or How to display EMI prices in order review?

As my site uses EMI options for payment the prices in Order review section should be shown in Rs.xxx per month format. I've made changes to phtml files only [to do this], because it should only ...
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Tier price update

Currently my store has more 1500 products. I want to update my tier prices for each product by one. Is there any way to directly update database or by a script. Thanks
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Move “Add new” button in product tab

I have created a custom module that shows data in a grid. How do I move the 'add new rate' button from the module header to the grid? I have not tried anything yet as I have no idea where to start.
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Magento system.log 'Warning: SimpleXMLElement' - (adminNotification/Model/Feed.php)

Magento has me stumped again! Within /var/log/system.log I'm seeing the following warnings and I have been unable to track down the cause. Going by the timestamp, it appears as though they're all ...
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Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)

I'm using Google API to generate store locator in my module. I've stored all the store addressed in a separate table and accessing that table through direct SQL query to match locations inputted by ...
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How to i add a cache id into Full Page Cache

i have a categories menu, when i add a new category to it even after i reindex and refresh every cache it doesn't update even though the top navigation has and i can navigate to it via url, it only ...
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How to have multiple origin address for shipping in Magento 1.7.0.2

I am using Magento1.7.0.2. I want to have more than one shipping origin address for my site since ordered items are sent from different Warehouses depends upon the products.Please suggest if there is ...
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Not saving data to database in magento

Hi i write valid queries for data insertion but not successeded.If i print that query and excute it on sql server it works.I didn't figure out why this not works. This is my table structure. CREATE ...
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Custom dashboard reports for different users

I’m working on a magento install, and would like some users NOT to be able to see total sales to date. (lifetime sales) Is that possible / configurable?
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check if reindexing is needed

I need to easily and quickly check if indexing needs to be done. I have been looking around and have $process = Mage::getSingleton('index/indexer')->getProcessById(); or $process = Mage::...
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Add Custom Total to Cart's GrandTotal in Magento

I'm trying to add an oversized fee for large products. Most of what that entails is a little more complicated than I want to explain here. Basically, I've built a custom function to check if the ...
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Setting up a website Landing Page with multiple stores

I need to setup a Magento website landing page that contains two stores. The landing page should use the same footer and header as the child stores. The website landing page essentially directs the ...
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Importing product weights when multiple rows in CSV per product

Currently, practically every Magento import is yielding a frustrating experience in this particular project. Most product data is already in the system, configurables setup, each with all their ...
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Set an attribute value in multishop system

I'm making a cronjob which sets values for a custom global attribute with attribute code 'color_family'. The value that is given is an array (for example $color_families = array(211, 215, 216, 228)), ...
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How can I change reply-to email adress of contact form when using transactional email template?

I am using a custom template for the contact form because I need a unique subject line for incoming contact form. I got that working by using a custom transactional email template. But now I came ...
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Order Filtering on the Front End

I have a client that needs to be able to filter orders they placed. Is there a way to do it when they try to use "View All" when viewing "My Account"?
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When I create a user in the Magento admin, it automatically unsubscribes them from Mailchimp [closed]

Obviously this only happens if that user has previously subscribed to our mailing list, and yes we have the MageMonkey extension. Has anyone encountered something like this before? I'm guessing it ...
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Get the number of orders with status 'processing'

I am trying to get the number of orders with status 'processing' and below is the code. $countProcessingOrders = 0; $processingOrders = Mage::getModel('sales/order')->getCollection() ->...
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Associate Products to Categories after Export CSV

Is there a way to associate products with categories? I've exported a csv with all the products, images etc (a complete export) then after the import (it wasn't painless) I've noticed 3 things 1) ...
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In Grid record search using ajax? and How can set Reset button for reset data of custom form?

I created grid and custom form admin side. when i press on row it will open the form and there is one button for reset i click on it, it won't work. i tried to set action in controller and other thing ...
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How to Manage Multilingual Mail Templates

We have a store for different countries that should use very similar mail templates. The logo - and of course - the texts have to be changed. Is there a way around copying all templates and assigning ...
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Magento invalid product urls

I've been trying to get correct product urls for orders. By that I mean that when an order is created, i want to get the product url which will correspond to the store in which the order was made. At ...
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Magento Cookie Value Not Set

I'm trying to conditionally set a cookie IF a certain query string parameter exists. My Class is an observer. The config.xml code: <frontend> <events> <...
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How can I get assigned products in a category without using soap API

I want to get assigned products in a category with product positions in a category without using SOAP API.I don't want to use $proxy->call($sessionId, 'catalog_category.assignedProducts' .I am ...
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Paypal Payment Standard in Magento cart page?

I need to integrate paypal payment standard in magento cart page. I don't want to use express checkout. Because it again redirects to magento site for billing information and order conformation. ...
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How to increase shipping amount for UPS & FEDEX in magento 1.7.0.2

I need to increase the calculated shipping amount in magento for ups & fedex.How can i do it?Is there anything we have to change in admin section while enabling shipping.

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