Tag: Magento

  • How to Add CSS & JavaScript to a Magento CMS Page

    Magento is an insanely flexible system that has a lot of potential, but of course with this flexibility comes a lot of learning. Adding a JavaScript file and a CSS file to a specific CMS page isn’t very difficult. We should always consider adding the JavaScript file or CSS file to the theme if we’re […]

  • Magento – Stuck in Maintenance Mode

    After upgrade magento to, my client’s website was stuck in magento maintenance mode. I wasn’t able to easily find a way to fix it by looking in the normal database tables, but did locate a file called “maintenance.flag” in the magento root. So, to fix maintenance mode look for the maintenance flag and remove […]

  • How do I upgrade magento?

    Before you upgrade magento you should be sure to make a complete back up of your files and your database. (It also isn’t wise to test the upgrade on a production store!) To upgrade the easiest way is to make use of downloader, using a user with permissions, sign in, and then use the following […]

  • Magento – Adding Feaured Products to Front Page

    The owner of Nature Bumz wanted to be able to add featured products to the home page of their magento store each day without having to modify to edit the content. Inchoo has created a great extension, called Featured Products, that features a great backend allowing the admins to choose featured products from a simple […]

  • Magento – Setting Paypal to Redirect Back

    Quick steps on how to redirect back to your magento store upon a successful purchase. Unfortunately, you can only redirect to one page. Sign into Paypal account Click directly on Profile -> Website Payment Preferences Change Auto Return to on. Fill Return URL to http://www.mymagentositregoeshere.com/checkout/onepage/success/ Save and then go test it! After a successful paypal […]

  • Magento – How to Enable Logging

    Magento is an excellent project that so far hasn’t been too difficult to program for. Initially learning how to use magento has been fairly tough: there are a lot of settings and fields that should be set before the site becomes visible to visitors and of course indexed. I won’t touch on magento seo right […]