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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Simple CSS float basic implementation

What is CSS float ? CSS float is one of the trickier CSS concept to understand. Once grasped we can build awesome websites with float based layout. Before diving into the concept, lets understand common usage of float property. Where it will be used? CSS float plays a major role in building website layouts. It […]

The Mydons features of 2013

Responsive Design : This is the hot topic of current web. As we all know the importance of responsive design with smart phones, tablet,  desktop &  laptop we made this 2013 Mydons site in more responsive way.     Floating Sidebar : More  intuitive explorer for topics in a floating manner.  All the topics are grouped and […]