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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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 ...
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Products missing from backend after import

My client imported about 70 products into magneto and the all imported properly it seemed, but now only about half of them appear in the catalog ( backend ) searching for the SKU returns no results. I ...
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Magento - Sort category view on date updated

I'm trying to set the sort order in the category view for magento. In */app/design/frontend/template_name/default/template/catalog/product/list.phtml* the product category is called this way: $...
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Which feed does Magento's attribute “In Feed” refer to?

I have been researching Magento's RSS feeds and there is an attribute for new products called 'In Feed'. My understanding was that this determined whether or not the product was added to the RSS Feeds,...
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What is the maximum number of products we can have in a Magento website?

I am wondering if Magento can hold unlimited number of products. Is there any limit in Magento about amount of products we can have?
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Spammers in my Magento blog comment section! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent spam on sites which I control? I have a blog extension installed on my Magento website. But I regularly receive spam comments on the blog. To help fight ...
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Magento mails coming from[ftpUsername]@[servername.hostingcompany.com] on behalf of SENDER

I have a Magento installation, and for certain recipients the transactional emails appear to be coming FROM something like [ftpUsername]@[servername.hostingcompany.com] on behalf of SENDER instead of ...
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Nginx frontend, Apache backend, and Magento

I've got a Magento installation, which works perfectly from a customer's point of view. However, when you try and do batch tasks with the admin, Nginx often closes the connection to the browser early, ...
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How do I check if Magento or PayPal is in sandbox mode?

I have configured my PayPal account in my Magento website. But even after I publish my website, there were no orders placed. Now I recieved an order from the website, but there is no money transfer to ...
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How to fix price error for a product in Magento?

I am trying to fix this product listing: http://shop.crystalvine.com/salt/blueberrysalt-c.html You see in the dropdown there is an option for "refill" which is supposed to say $10.95 but says $45.95 ...
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Magento store has home page url of just ip address and not actual domain name

I am looking into a friend's site which is really old and strange, and it has one thing really weird with it. If you go to the site here: http://www.crystalvine.com and click on "products" on the top ...
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Error after login to Magento on core/Mage/Admin/Model/User.php on line 437

None of out programmers has changed anything to the code, but out of nothing now, when a user tries to login on the backend, we have this error: Fatal error: Call to a member function children() ...
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Magento - Add to cart error

I have set-up a Magento cart system and got everything working the way i want, but somehow in the process this error has came up. The address total model should be extended from ...
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Best way to address this Magento issue

I am in need of some advice/pointers on how best to attack a problem I am faced with in Magento 1.4.0.1. Here is the scenario: Consider a product catalog of multiple thousands of products in which ...
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Need assistance matching a general theme style as well as eCommerce capability

I'm in the process of acquiring a new design client. They are getting into the business of "auto parts wholesaling" and they want a storefront. My preference is/was to create something from scratch. ...
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Can I change the magento logging timestamps offset?

Is there a way to change the Mage::log() timestamp in magento? I would prefer it to match my timezone.
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How do I set “Starting at : $12” value for a Grouped product in Magento?

I recently created a grouped product by going through a tutorial. Everything is working fine except for the fact that, in the front end, the text "Starting at : $0.00" is set to "$0.00" instead of the ...
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Best practice for bulk eCommerce product upload?

I'm thinking about opening a large online store for Jewelry, the one thing that really bothers me is managing the actual operation of taking pictures, uploading and describing all the products. I'm ...
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Configuring thouands of related products in Magento?

I'm at a stage with a Magento store I'm developing where I've added all the products (all 6000 of them) and now would like to configure related products to up my conversion rate a bit. I was wondering ...
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Magento 1.5.1.0 Multi-Store

I am currently running version 1.5.1.0 of Magento and I would like to set up another store with the following: Both stores using different domains Shared shopping cart/checkout Shared codebase I ...
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Magento backend gives me a blank page when trying to edit order of more than $4,000

Typically, the orders I have received have been less than $1,000, comprising of less than 10 products. I had no problem editing those order (removing out of stock items, etc). In the past month, I ...
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How to get Magento to update order status when PayPal returns IPN message?

When someone checks out in Magento with PayPal, and PayPal flags their payment for review, Magento correctly sets the order status to "Payment Review". However, if after a day or two PayPal decides ...
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Applying domain name to a directory

I have a Linode instance of Ubuntu 10.4 using the LAMP stack to host an instance of Magento and a couple other things. I currently have Magento set up at: http://123.459.780.123/magento. When I ...
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Magento export products to google products search and shopzilla

I have a new store on Magento, is there a solution or script that can help me submit my feeds to Google products search and Shopzilla.
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Magento - Unable to access remote site but able to access a simple index.html file

I'm building a store (magento 1.6.0.0-rc2) and have a home server to host the site. It is behind a modem/router with redirection of port 80 and 3000 active to server box. 1. I can access the front-...
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Magento Default Sitemap.xml

Is the default magento sitemap.xml optimized as is for ecommerce products? I'm thinking about adding image links as well. Is it worth time investing in this for SEO gains? <url> <loc>...
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Orgranizing a large amount of unique (non-product) static content in Magento?

Some of you may have seen my previous question where I was asking how websites that don't offer especially 'interesting' content go about link building - particularly in the case of e-commerce. The ...
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Magento project management - source control

Need some advice on project management with Magento. I have been putting my whole project under source control but its becoming a nightmare to manage. I am now thinking of installing a base magento ...
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Google Analytics - Phone Orders Internally

I am running an ecommerce site and currently have google analytics filtering out our IP. While this gives almost absolute metrics about visitors it does not include orders processed internally ...
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Knowledge Base solution for Magento? [closed]

I'm looking for a knowledge base solution for magento. Does anybody know of any available?
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hourly deal extension magento 1.5

I want to implement hourly basis product deal on my website using magento 1.5, administrator has to handle on deal date , time and time duration for that particular product deal, can u please suggest ...
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Does charging to install Magento violate its license?

I have been doing webdesign for a small business in Denmark, which already has a deal with a larger company to create the final site. Among this company's proposal, I see that they charge a rather ...