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What is the best way to setup SSL certificates on a Multi Store installation?

We currently have a client who has a multi store setup (3 websites) with 3 different URLS (.com,.fr,.ie). Each URL needed an SSL certificate and since an SSL certificate is bound to one IP we had to ...
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4answers
8k views

What is the status of rounding issues in 1.7?

We are using Magento CE 1.7 and have various rounding issues. In various calculations there is a 0,01 EUR difference. The basic issue might be that the article-prices are incl. tax. Co-programmers ...
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1answer
3k views

Custom Payment Method Not Showing in Frontend

I've created a new payment method in Magento1.7. But its not showing up in frontend.In backend options are showing.Below is the code, config.xml <config> <modules> <...
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1answer
172 views

Is it possible to render a page programmatically via url? [closed]

I am interested in rendering a page programmatically via url so that it is stored in the cache... Any ideas are greatly appreciated!
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1answer
376 views

Magento Architecture - using helper to handle all data & variables

Is it considered good/bad architecture to setup a helper and let this handle all the constants, variables and data? I am currently writing a fairly simple extension to do with member/non-member ...
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1answer
713 views

How to create product price in real time based on forms?

I would create a product where price is made dynamically based on a form. You can see an example here (web site made with magento): http://minimegaprint.com/pieghevoli.html. I have Made a form that ...
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2answers
7k views

Custom Shipping Carrier Not Showing Up For getCarriers Method

I have created a custom shipping module with a custom carrier, however, the custom carrier is not showing up when grabbing the carriers... To Grab the carriers I am using the following snippet $...
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2answers
510 views

How to enable database logging without modifying the core?

I am afraid that this might be a rhetorical question, but: Is there any other and cleaner way to enable DB logging then modifying the file Varien/Db/Adapter/Pdo/Mysql.php and set $_debug and $...
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1answer
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Add same block to one page but different data

I have one block on the page : <block type="obishomeaddon/customcategory" name="customcategory" template="homeaddon/customcategory.phtml"> <action method="setData"> <name>...
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2answers
19k views

Activated but still “The requested Payment Method is not available.” as registered user only

I activated several Payment Method and those are getting displayed on the checkout page. But regardless which option I select Magento always returns: The requested Payment Method is not available. ...
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2answers
2k views

Custom payment module not working on frontend

I have created a payment module but it is not rendered on the checkout page, while it is working in configuration -> payment methods. This is my config.xml <?xml version="1.0"?> <config&...
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1answer
7k views

Is it possible to delete root category?

Is it possible to delete an empty root category once accidentally created or not required anymore. It looks like there's no "Delete" button.
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3answers
4k views

Magento cookie bug with WebKit based browsers

There is a reasonably common & well documented cookie-related bug/issue with Magento and Chrome (looking at the others' issues - possibly WebKit and IE at times). Whether this is due to a common ...
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3answers
9k views

How to remove the Breadcrumbs from the homepage

When Full Page Cache is on the breadcrumbs show up on the home page, i've tried changing the line <?php if($crumbs && is_array($crumbs)): ?> to <?php if($crumbs && is_array($...
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3answers
7k views

Send contact us emails to multiple recipients

Is there an easy way to send the contact us to multiple recipients? javascript validation appears to limit to one email address.
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1answer
536 views

does anyone know of lightboxes or image zoomers which are compatible with SCP?

SCP,(Simple Configurable Product), is a very popular extension for configurable products in magento. However, when attempting to change the image in response to configurable options chosen it seems to ...
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1answer
2k views

Output all product attribute values on catalog page

On the catalog grid page, I want to output all filterable attribute values for each product. For example: If price is filterable in the layered navigation, the attribute value associated with the ...
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3answers
9k views

Read-Only Product Backend attribute

I would like to create an attribute read only however it look it is not possible. I have tried to pass to addAttribute() 'disabled' =>true or 'readonly' => true with out any success. I have ...
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1answer
6k views

Nginx working configuration for 1.7.XX

I have this store running on Apache, Magento 1.7.0.2 Then I decided to clone the application on a test server, running Nginx. I first tried mine, naive rewrite: rewrite ^(.*index\.php)\/(.*) $1?$2 ...
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3answers
4k views

When to use 'name' and when to use 'as'

I've found that when trying to use the unsetChild method, sometimes I have to use the 'name' attribute and others 'as'. It seems that if a block is added normally, you use 'as' but if it is added to ...
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1answer
1k views

M2E Pro doesn't include Magento Tax rules in eBay item prices

I'm having trouble with M2E Pro and the way that it lists items on eBay without applying the Magento Tax rules setup for those products. Here's a link to the M2E Pro documentation for general ...
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4answers
26k views

Best way to bulk update stock and price for thousands of products?

I am migrating a custom e-commerce site over to Magento. We have well over a hundred thousand products. Many are drop shipped from a number of suppliers. Several suppliers can provide the same ...
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1answer
339 views

How can order email entry be missing in backend order entry? (and raise an error)

when I try to manually add an order via Sales -> Orders -> Add Customer -> Order I am struck by the fact that the email entry box is missing. And I really have no idea how or what could be ...
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1answer
11k views

How to set a page to display sub-categories and not products?

How to set a page to display sub-categories and not products?
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1answer
705 views

Move Magento “Store View Name” to “Store Name”

we setup three store Store View Name's a long time ago when this should have been Store Name's. We are now busy rolling out multi language and this is where I discovered the mistake. Is there an ...
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2answers
2k views

Split top navigation into multiple columns sorted vertically [closed]

I have my top navigation spread across 4 columns. Currently it looks like: Alink | Alink | Blink | Blink Clink | Clink | Dlink | Dlink Elink | Elink | Flink | Flink I need it to be: ...
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4answers
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Get Config Value for Website Scope

How can I get a configuration value for a specific website? There is Mage::getStoreConfig() but no Mage::getWebsiteConfig(). edit: I am exporting configuration data on website level - so somehow I ...
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1answer
151 views

How do extensions override non-rewritable classes

I was going to put together a tiny extension to enable Template hints under global scope, but got stuck trying to rewrite core/template. Class rewrites only work for classes instantiated via one of ...
2
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1answer
573 views

Two Estimate Shipping blocks on cart page for two different addresses

I'd love to have two "Estimate Shipping and Tax" blocks: One to display domestic rates to a default address. This one would have no form and would be displayed at all times. The other to estimate ...
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3answers
9k views

New column added to table is not saving

I have added a new column to the newsletter_subscriber table, 'artists_followed'. in my overridden Mage_Newsletter_Model_Subscriber model class, I have added the following function: public function ...
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6answers
2k views

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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2answers
1k views

Attributes menu inside sidebar

We want to make a menu in the sidebar, based on our attributes inside one magento web shop. The example would be "Shop by" on this link: http://demo.magentocommerce.com/catalog/category/view/s/...
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3answers
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When does EE FPC expire?

Does anyone know how to tell what the lifetime is in on the enterprise edition full page cache? I've poked around the code base a good bit but I don't see anything that indicates a set lifetime. ...
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1answer
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Can't Save Role Resource for Custom Module

I've created a custom module and my adminhtml.xml is as follows... <config> <menu> <web translate="title" module="adminhtml"> <title>Custom</title> &...
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1answer
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Product searcher on backend

I'm developing a backend module, which displays a table with all the products. I'm trying to make a searcher in order to search an specific product from the table. It's like making an order from the ...
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5answers
12k views

404 on Store Switch with Product Store View Scoped URL Key

By default URL Key on product page is Global scoped. EDIT: As suggested by FlorinelChis the scope can be changes in Manage attributes. However this breaks the store view switcher behavior. This is ...
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3answers
8k views

MySQL keeps hanging (queries stuck on sending data)

I have the following situation: About 5 times a week (not related to any specific situation like cache clear, traffic spike) some queries are stuck on sending data (show processlist): > ...
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3answers
12k views

Remove “Home page” title from home page

On my startpage is a bold headline: Home page How can I remove it?
12
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2answers
7k views

Remove “powered by Magento” from footer

I would like to remove powered by Magento from the footer. It's not in CMS blocks "footer_links". HTML source code <p class="bugs"> - <a href="http://www.magentocommerce.com/bug-tracking" ...
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1answer
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What is the 'best practise' to manage Multilingual stores in Magento?

In Magento, multilingual sites are managed with store views, then we can choose different approach regarding how to manage the URLs: "Add Store Code to URLs" (a backend setting) Have different domain ...
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2answers
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Error on retrieving attributes in sidebar

I am trying to pull my attributes inside sidebar with the following code: $attributeValue = Mage::getModel('catalog/product') ->load($_product->getId()) ->getAttributeText('...
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2answers
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Agressive block level caching

It seems that by default Magento does not cache the majority of blocks. I'm comfortable extending blocks and applying my own cache settings, but it seems odd that I would have to do this for the ...
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2answers
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How can I add a form in the thank you page in which the user won't have to resubmit the email address

I want to add a form in the thank you page (the page that's displayed after the order has been placed which contains the order details), however I don't the user to resubmit the personal details as it ...
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6answers
32k views

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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1answer
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one-to-one relationships

i have a module where we are allowing partners to signup. there's a table called partner, and another table called partner_template, where i'm storing email templates for each partner. the business ...
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1answer
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How do you deal with the Sales Order API not having a limit capability?

Working on an Order API integration for a community module. Wanted to avoid rewriting the Mage_Sales_Model_Order_Api model, so instead I implemented an observer of the ...
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3answers
4k views

E-mail address missing in order

We have 2 stores (a 1.7.0.2 upgrade from 1.5.1 and a 1.6 install) that both have a problem that for some orders has a missing e-mail address (customer_email in sales_flat_order). The stores are two ...
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1answer
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What's the reason for running a price reindex after placing an order? [duplicate]

After placing an order Magento triggers a price reindex (which sometimes takes too long) and fails placing the order (because reindex is part of the transaction): > SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: ...
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3answers
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Template hints under global scope

Is there any reason why template hints are not available in the global scope?
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2answers
2k views

Add all flat-attributes to product collection?

How can I get a catalog/product collection with all attributes which are selected to be "used in product listing", i.e. are in the flat table?

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