Magento is an Ecommerce platform written in PHP. It uses a configuration-based MVC system and heavily leverages Java style OOP patterns in the business logic, UI, and layout rendering application layers.

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Multi Language website with subfolders, what to do with root domain?

I am setting a Magento multilanguage website with subfolder as suggested by many SEO and Google guideline. For example: example.com/it (Italian default) example.com/en (English) example.com/fr ...
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Removed parent category path - New URL's not showing up in Google search results

Last month we removed parent category path from the sub category URL's. After that we changed the sitemap file with new URL's and submit it to the webmaster tools for indexing. For example ...
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What's the SEO impact of using a shared CDN URL

Say I have a Magento webshop with 4 different store-fronts and a European CDN which has a customized DNS lookup handler which localizes your CDN DNS lookups (so looking up cdn.myshop.co.uk from France ...
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Trackig visit counts to my website pages based on IP adresss and type of users (new or returining))

We are developing a classified website n Magento which has about 6000 listings. So there is about 6000 business pages. we have been tracking our website in Analytics and found Good number of visitors ...
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Managing duplicate URLs on e-commerce site with canonical URL and Google Analytics

On my e-commerce site I have products which may belong to multiple categories at the same time. Product URL contains categories, so depending on how customer came to the page, we are displaying ...
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Exclude from some of domains and websites referring my website [duplicate]

My website was referred and accessed through an unwanted website. Example: My referrals: Facebook, Twitter, Particular etc. Receiving referrals from social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter ...
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How can I fix missing title tags and duplicate URLs on RSS and form pages in a Magento store?

It is a Magneto store and I see the following in Webmaster tools. How Can I fix missing title tags and duplicate URLs?
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What is the recommended way to backup a Magento website?

What is the recommended way to backup a Magento website? Connect via FTP in terminal and run mysqldump command or use the backup function in the admin panel?
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Magento Backup using mysqldump

I have website using magento installed in ubuntu ec2 server. I would like to do a backup of the whole magento website. I stumbled on an article that tells me to run this command ...
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How to Safely Share Access with Freelance web developers

I have a running website developed in Magento CMS and hosted in AWS EC2. I just recently hired a freelance web developer located overseas to revamp my website (design, features,etc). I have no ...
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Magento - Assign product to subcategory after indicization of parent

I have decided to create some subcategories to better separate the product, untill now(2 years) I only had the category with the brand name, but now I would like to add some subcategories: Brand ...
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Are SVG images well supported enough to use in emails?

I am looking to replace the default logo in all our Magento transactional emails. Using the "Welcome Email" template as a test, I've added our logo as an SVG file. This displays fine with all of the ...
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Lost website rankings as a result of using a 302 redirect instead of a 301

I have an online store and during the last 2 days I noticed a big change in its SERPS for some keywords. The site is indexed in local Google for 5 keywords, and the online store is based on Magento ...
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Why are these pages showing as duplicate content in Google Webmaster Tools? [closed]

The following two URLs are showing up as having duplicate meta descriptions in my Google Webmaster Tools and I have spent the past couple of months unable to find out why that is: ...
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Google Webmaster Tools crawl errors reported after using Geo IP delivery

I am using Magento for my site. Recently I blocked my website for the U.S. using the PHP Geo IP Location country database. This means that when people visit from the U.S., the site will show just a ...
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robots.txt blocking specific files also block unnecessary URLs

I am using Magento for one of my site. In Magento there is a file mage (no extension file name is mage only) to block this file I write robots.txt as # Files User-agent: * Disallow: /mage But this ...
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Google Webmaster Tool: “Severe health issues are found on your site” [closed]

I just saw the "Severe health issues are found on your site. Is robots.txt blocking important pages?" message on Google Webmaster Tools. This is what I have in robots.txt: User-agent: * Allow: ...
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Only Google showing meta title twice in google [duplicate]

My Site meta title appearing twice in google but it is showing good in Structured Data Testing Tool and showing good too in other search engines
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How to remove duplicate URL in Magento site?

I have Magento site and there are so many 301 redirected pages. For example, www.example.com/catalog/product/view/id/910/category/3 is redirected to ...
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Import Analytics goals and Ecommerce transactions directly into AdWords account

I have a Magento-ecommerce site. Recently I migrated to Universal Analytics from Google Analytics. In Uiversal Analytics, I have tracked transaction data. It's tracking fine. I have linked Analytics ...
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Sitemap for WordPress extension

I'm using an extension to integrate a WordPress blog into my eCommerce site. WordPress is installed in its own directory with a link called blog on my home page. I used a free extension to do this. ...
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Store name appears twice in meta titles while searching in Google? [duplicate]

In Google, While searching my (Magento) site, the meta title appears twice. I am new to Magento, and don't know why it's appearing twice.
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What is the best way to let Google know the difference between a Production, Development, and Staging environment?

We have three domain names with pretty close to duplicate content (they're Magento sites). We'll call them production.com, development.com, and staging.com. I have robots no-index on development.com ...
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Web.config WordPress rewrite rules next to Magento

I've installed Magento on IIS in folder: E:\mydomain\wwwroot (I already have it all running correctly). I have no deeper folder magento, I placed all files directly in the wwwroot folder, so: ...
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Google search results show my title incorrectly twice

Does anyone know why Google shows my title twice in search results? And it's the wrong title too. Here's a screenshot:
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How can I get a list of all indexed pages for my domain?

We're in the process of migrating an outdated e-commerce cart to Magento. Part of this process will entail configuring proper 301 redirects. I'm aiming to get a list of all indexed pages to throw ...
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Ahrefs is checking my site for backlinks all the time

I have a Magento site and I realize that the ahrefs.com crawler visits my site all the time everyday. I visit ahrefs.com and I check my backlinks (they are good). Is it good or bad, something like ...
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Google Webmaster Tools reports fake 404 errors

I have a website where Google Webmaster Tools reports 15,000 links as 404 errors. However, all links return a 200 when I visit them. The problem is, that eventhough I can visit these pages and return ...
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On an ecommerce site, do “Item No Longer Available” pages hurt SEO?

I'm not the web master at work, but I'm the content manager (and complete SEO novice) with a question we're unsure about. When a product is no longer current and no longer carried in our store, we set ...
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Large increase in 404 hits

We're running a Magento shop and we experienced a significant raise in 404 hits lately, almost 40,000 in one day. Most of the pages are old ones that once existed but don't anymore, and there are some ...
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Ajax mixed with Server Side results for SEO purposes

Here is the issue. We are using a third party service to index our products and return results based on query parameters that we pass to the third party services server. I'm using Magento's ...
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How to know all the installed Extensions in a Magento Site?

When I see page source of a website, I can know that a website is running Magento, but how do I know the extensions installed on that store? Is it possible to know from the page source? EDIT: more ...
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Server responding to request differnetly

I believe as above hosted locally , the long green delay is actually the home page of the website. May i know what causes those delay? Magento is a very CPU intense monster, is it due to the fact ...
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Magento: placing available blocks

I've installed a custom theme in Magendo. I browse pages and get shocked. Some pages have blocks, other - no, some have the left sidebar, some - the right. The complete mess. How can I know all the ...
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Payment from Paypal but no order in Magento 1.6.2

I just found a very strange problem and wondered if anyone has seen the same, or maybe knows a fix for this? We have paperwork for an order payment received through paypal, but the order doesn't ...
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Analysing traffic sources in Analytics for Magento sales

Hi I have a Magento installation linked with a Google Analytics account. It works very well in that I can see conversions, I can see the products that are selling directly from analytics and I can get ...
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Magento - adding BLOCKTYPE to static block

I installed a plugin. The only option to use it is to place this code in a CMS page: {{block type="ve_easyslide/list" template="ve/easyslide.phtml"}}. Firstly, what are these blocks of code called ...
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Temporarily disable magento extensions from the back end

Is it possible to disable a Magento extension from the backend without uninstalling it or disabling it via the code?
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Magento custom content types

What is the best way to manage custom content types (like in Drupal) in Magento Community? For example I want to make a catalog of jobs (name, desc, image) or catalog of local shops (address, phone, ...
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Is it possible to do shipping like this in Magento?

What I need is to have Magento charge a flat rate shipping for orders under a certain amount, and free shipping for orders over that amount. It's like having two flat rates. I have tried setting a ...
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eCommerce solution for leasing devices for a monthly fee [closed]

What eCommerce solutions there exist which allow leasing type of sales? I am working with a medical tech company whose devices are often leased due to high price point. Now the company would be ...
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Magento Shopping Cart Rule Based on Grand Total?

I was wondering if anyone knew how to set up a shopping cart rule to apply only if the grand total of the cart is >= some certain value. I see that Magento allows you to set up rules based on the ...
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Limit magento title length in admin

I would really like to limit the title length on products in Magento. What I've tried is adding 'maxlength' => 65 somewhere in \app\code\core\Mage\Adminhtml\Block\, without success. Does someone ...
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Magento Bulk Product Import + Modules Nightmare

Have 5,000 products in CSV file File has been re-saved as UT8 file in google documents and exported to CSV from excel File loads perfectly with all fields in demo of magento store manager (except we ...
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Can I create a private shop with a public gallery with Magento?

I want to do a shop with a public gallery listing all my products, with texts and images. The gallery is not a shop, you cannot buy. Behind it, I want a private section with a shop, where the same ...
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Getting away from a customized Magento 1.4 installation - Magento 1.6, OpenCart, or others? [closed]

I'm dealing with a Magento 1.4.0.0 Community Edition installation with various undocumented changes to the core (mostly integration with an ERP system), an outdated Sweet Tooth Points & Rewards ...
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Can you host Magento on Heroku?

I have Magento running on Heroku but the DB is on Dreamhost (because Heroku doesn't host mySQL). I get a Database connection error from Magento whenever I try to connect. Anyone ever done this?
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Magento not responding to payment gateway notifications fast enough or at all?

Some of our customers are getting to the confirmation of payment step in purchasing from our Magento store, and then they are getting a timeout error, where the SagePay payment gateway is trying to ...
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What is currently the most stable version of Magento?

I currently run an ecommerce store using Magento CE version 1.3.2.4. There have been many releases that each have had a number of fixes and new issues since then. I'm in the process of planning an ...
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“Pending” status for orders paid via Auth.Net

In my Magento store, I have the following payment methods enabled with these order statuses: Zero Subtotal Checkout - Pending Check / Money Order - Pending Authorize.net (Auth only) - Processing ...