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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 - 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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...