Overview of Multiwebsite Setup In Magento

In this article i will provide the overview of multiple website setup process in magento Step1: To Create a Multi Website Navigate to System-> Manage Stores. Create a Website, Store and Storeview respectively. Step 2: Once the appropriate base URLs are finalised. The WebServer Needs to be configured for the virtual host entries. Note:- The … Continue Reading

Finding Inactive Customers in Magento Report

Magento Reports module provides variety of reports to the store owners about the customers carts, products ordered, bestsellers, abandoned carts etc. However sometimes the default reports alone will not be sufficient for our custom needs. In such a case we can create our own custom module. Example Scenario Lets find the list of customers who … Continue Reading

Solved magento transactional email templates not loading and template drop down issue

Magento Transactional Email Template Empty Issue In the Magento Admin Panel, to edit or customize the default email templates we can manage through System -> Transactional Emails. All the core module’s email template’s can be loaded in the template drop down and additional css or html can be added. In Some cases custom/contributed magento module’s … Continue Reading

Writing a custom magento shellscript

Magento provides the command line shell scripts which will reduce the tedious admin operations. These operation when they performed using browser may get browser timeout when the database or catalog is huge. The Magento Root directory contains a folder named “shell” which contains some default shell scripts for performing the below operations through command Line. … Continue Reading

Simple magento widget development

Introduction Magento widget development is a custom frontend extension that gives the facility for Non Technical Business users to easily create dynamic content to their website. A Widget comes with some configuration options. Basically creating a Widget is very similar to creating a module with a few more additional files. In this Blog post we … Continue Reading

Getting Started With Node.js on Windows

Node JS is a Server Side Javascript Framework. Getting Started With Node.js on Windows is pretty simple. With Node JS in place we can create web applications that uses javascript for both client side as well as for Server side. Node JS Acts as a Web server. Getting Started With Node.js on Windows development Environment:- Step 1:- To … Continue Reading

Adding a simple magento password strength meter in form

Magento Password strength meter brings user interaction with forms. Magento provides built in support for form validation. However if it provides a nice Interactive validation response it would increase the user experience. Lets say while creating a password it would be nice if the user gets to know about the strength of his password. So … Continue Reading

The new features in magento 1.7 Quick overview

Magento 1.7 is released officially long back. Recently I installed and checked the new features in magento 1.7. Key feature in Magento 1.7 : Native Captcha Support: The Captcha feature is available by default in Magento 1.7 installations. We can configure it for both customers and admin users. Mobile Apps In 1.7 community version i … Continue Reading

Add captcha in Magento customer registration form

How to add captcha in Magento ? ReCaptcha is one of the popular captcha plugins to protect our SITE from Spam registrations. Latest Versions of magento has a native captcha support, However for older versions of magento there are some community modules available for captcha, but their scope is limited to contact form. For Customer … Continue Reading