Piotr Kaminski
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Why are so many PHP functions disallowed in the Magento ECG Coding Standard?
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Got an unofficial answer from the ECG team on that: First of all, the flagged functions are not necessarily disallowed - they should trigger a manual review on usage to ensure legitimate use. It's a ...

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Why was get.php and/or `core/file_storage_database` Created?
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I actually found the original SRS for this feature and can share it here for historic purposes: Currently there is no other option to store media, but in the file system of the web server. This ...

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Security Patch SUPEE-11086 - Possible issues?
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Important: the patch name includes the highest version the patch applies to. So a patch for 1.9.3.10 would apply to 1.9.3.10, 1.9.3.9,.... down to another patch. We will try to improve naming in the ...

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Questions to expect in an interview for a Junior Magento Developer Position
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Based on the discussion I had with Magento partners (note: i have not interviewed developers myself), below are couple tips: 1) Don't look for Magento developers. Find good OO PHP (or Java, I've ...

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Why aren't Magento developers using Zend Framework 2 for Magento 2?
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The question was asked many times. It all boils down to return on investment. It is huge effort to migrate, the value is not that high and Magento, because it is including ZF1 as a library in the ...

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Security Patch SUPEE-8788 - Possible Problems?
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We are getting reports of the following new issues that I don't see in other posts: Exception in the new releases in some cases - addCrumbs() method call (in case getStoreConfig(web/default/...

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Magento Security Scan : some of results are UNKNOWN
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Unknown means we cannot determine the information, eg for PHP version the server might not be exposing this in the headers (which is actually good) or your admin panel might be in non-standard ...

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ImportExport problem with new destructor of Varien_Image_Adapter_Gd2 in 1.9.2.0
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It was part of fixing security issues with unserialize. Magic methods like __destruct have inherent issues with serialization. We have seen exploits proposed that were using serialization and ...

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Magento 2: Migrating a Module's system.xml Configuration
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This is in progress. Right now we focused on controller migration but configuration will come.

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PHP 5.5 Bug - Deprecated functionality: preg_replace()
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This is now fixed in Magento EE 1.14.1 and 1.9.1. Additional incompatibility is pack()/unpack() changes which affects Backup/Rollback and some extensions during installation - anything that touches ...

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Magento 2: Origin of the Update Folders
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It is part of the project-community-edition zip file. If you look into it (easy to get from composer cache dir), you will see the following: composer.json update/ .gitignore

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Magento Security Scan not able to verify site
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We are seeing often this problem coming from web server/proxy/cache removing comments from the output before sending to the browser. If comment with verification ID is removed, the verification will ...

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Can't install extensions "Failed to connect to magento-community port 443: Connection refused"
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While we did a workaround to address that, can you try to apply the patch https://gist.github.com/piotrekkaminski/9cf894ae14af660bcc96 or https://gist.github.com/piotrekkaminski/6bd1cd03f6d8f180af90 ...

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Magento using Postgres?
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Support for anything other than MySQL is not planned as of now and based on my understanding it is not easy to support anything else right now. You would have to change at least all installation ...

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Why are some Zend classes in the core codepool?
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MAGE-4872 is below, interesting bug: Description Default value of attribute parsed as date cause 504 error. STEPS TO REPRODUCE: Login to admin panel. Go to Catalog -> Attributes -> Manage ...

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Does anyone know what the @package ConfigurableSwatches is?
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The swatches functionality did not make it into 1.9/1.14 release due to last minute issues but is planned for inclusion in the next release (1.14.1/1.9.1) if all goes well along with a number of fixes ...

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Cookie Restriction Mode on EE
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If i remember correctly the problem is FPC uses cookies that hold tracking information like name or cart contents. If you disable them, FPC does not work.

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Potential PHP problems with EE 1.13 or CE 1.8
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I suggest to try with PHP 5.4. If it is EE installation please talk to support first as 5.4 is not officially supported yet (not fully tested) but works correctly since 1.13/1.8 based on the feedback ...

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How to Retain Double Quotation Marks on Product Attributes
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This is already fixed in develop branch and will be released as part of 2.1, possibly earlier with a patch release as well.

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SUPEE 7405 Enterprise Edition Fatal error Undefined class constant 'AREA_ADMINHTML
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Please reach out to Magento support - that way we will help in your case and be able to help others as well.

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Which EE and CE versions need the SUPEE-3762 patch to prevent DOS attack?
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The patch is no longer available because a more complete fix was included in SUPEE-6788. If you applied it, you should remove and install 6788.

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Why are all my images coming out much darker in the front end than they are in the back end?
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The images are resized on the fly by a library called GD2. Does the image looks bad in admin when it is displayed as a thumbnail? Does it happen on other server or when you run the store on your ...

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When will the newest Magento 1.9.1 release?
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Release will be very soon, we are finalizing just few last details. You should update PayPal if this is needed and updating your servers as well (if needed) as soon as possible. Note that I would ...

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Magento Go Translation fails with error message Translation is absent in source locale translation file
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Can you point me to the support website translation files? This happens when your file has rows that do not correspond to translation identifiers in the current version of Go. Possibly you are using ...

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Product Tags feature is not included in Magento 2
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This feature is not used by stores anymore, it is not useful for customer navigation. Years ago, it had some SEO value but does not have it anymore, together with HTML site maps. It was removed so ...

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Magento Go Fonts Assets not loading in IE9-10 and Firefox
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Please try using absolute full paths (with https/http) for the fonts instead of relative paths.

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