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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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The closest free Magento extension to replicating the enterprise enhanced CMS functionality? [closed]

Are there any/what is the closest free Magento Community extension that features the 'menus and page hierarchy' functionality of the enterprise edition?
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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> ...
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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 ...
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Magento Community secure?

Has anyone used the Magento Community version for a live site? http://www.magentocommerce.com/product/compare#comparison-chart I've used ubercart for a few sites and am wondering if the free ...
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Magento Order Invoices - Text TINY, how do I enlarge it?

When printing invoices (PDF) from Magento, the font is 7px... it's absolutely tiny, half my customers probably won't be able to read it, is there a way to make it 12+? Thanks.
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Paypal parallel payments implementation in Magento

I want to integrate PayPal parallel payments in Magento. Is this possible through Magento's admin interface without working on the code? Are there any extensions available for this? I have already ...
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Magento: When paying with Paypal, shipping cost is charged twice

I'm using Magento 1.4.2. When I'm paying for an order with Paypal, the total is calculated alright but then Paypal charges twice for the shipment. I'm not using any custom modules. Any idea why ...
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Getting the filename associated with a sample in the “Downloadable Information” area in Magento

I'm working on a customization of the "Samples" block on Products. Basically what I need to know is how to get the file name from a sample. So, I can use the following code in my view to get an array ...
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Adding jPlayer to Magento site

I've got a simple, working demo page using jPlayer, which I built using the following guide: http://www.jplayer.org/latest/quick-start-guide/step-8-audio/ That was pretty straight forward. Now I'm ...
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Previews for audio e-commerce site

Is there a way to do previews for audio files in the base, Magento Community Edition? I see the place to put the "sample" files under "Downloadable information" section on my product. I attached an ...
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Image Composition Services for Ecommerce

I'm researching the market for image composition services for ecommerce software. Systems that will manage high resolution images for product variations (multiple colors, different text/logo on the ...
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How can I offer two different packages of a product with two different prices in Magneto?

I wish to offer an item for sale as two different packages. Package 1 will be the product by itself and Package 2 will be the product with a free gift. How do I do this in Magento?
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Magento checkout with Paypal

I've setup paypal on Configuration > Sales > Paypal a thousand times, but still not getting the Paypal option listed in the Payment methods on the Checkout process. And yes, I have filled out all the ...
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which product category to choose in magento

I am newbie in magento. I am creating a product that is basically a video file. I want that whenever the user clicks on that product he is asked to buy different file sizes for that video like HD ...
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What's the best magento plugin to add support for affiliates?

I'm using magento 1.5 and prefer to install modules from Magento Connect. Any suggestions?
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Adding a CMS to an existing Magento shop [duplicate]

I am working on a project for 3 niche stores built on magento (using magento's multi-store function) that each get roughly 50k unique visitors a day. The sites don't currently have a blog or forum or ...
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Adding a CMS to an existing Magento shop

I am working on a project for 3 niche stores built on magento (using magento's multi-store function) that each get roughly 50k unique visitors a day. The sites don't currently have a blog or forum ...
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problem connecting to magento connect

I'm using magento 1.4.0 and when I try to get to magento connect and download a plugin the page will say Error: Please check for sufficient write file permissions Your Magento folder ...
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How to check all installed in Magento extensions?

Where can I check all the installed Magento extensions in the admin panel?
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Which shopping cart / ecommerce platform to choose? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? I need to build an ecommerce website within a tight budget and schedule. Of course, I have never done that before, so I have googled ...
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Google is not ranking Magento based website

I cannot seem to receive a google page rank for encryptstick.com the site has been live for about 5 months now, we have very good linking from sources such as pcworld.com, cnet.com, pcmag.com etc. ...
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How do I increase the image size upload limit in Magento?

Is there a way to increase the maximum image upload file size from 2mb to 5 or 10mb?