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There's a lot of confusion around terminology here. Magento, the programming system, has code Modules. These modules are often (incorrectly, although I've done it myself) called extensions. Modules allow you to add code to Magento's configuration based MVC system. Magento also has a system called Magento Connect. Magento Connect allows you to install ...


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I'm not familiar with Linode, but all you need to do is point all the domains to server's IP address and leave the remaining for Apache Name-based Virtual Host handle, something like this: NameVirtualHost *:80 <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin ... DocumentRoot /var/www/html/magento ServerName magentosite.com ServerAlias ...


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You can add a dollar sign to the end of the string which means it will only match exactly that entry: # Files User-agent: * Disallow: /mage$ This will only block the mage file if it come straight after the root domain: www.example.com/mage If there are any other preceding directories, you must add these o the entry. So to block the file located ...


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You can also see what extensions are installed by looking in /app/etc/modules/. If it doesn't have a .xml file in there, then Magento doesn't know it exists.


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If you have never done it before and have tight schedule and budget then i'd say you are doomed anyway and have to choose whatever has the shortest learning curve for you. Best choice out of these would be Magento but it has the longest learning curve and you'd be well comfortable with this platform after 6 months hands on working with it. I would not ...


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A company can charge whatever they want to install software, regardless of the software licence. They are selling a service, not a product. I could charge $20,000 to install WordPress, for example,without violating the software licence (although I never would, because it's both immoral and exploitative). Note also that Magento Community Edition is released ...


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The quickest thing I can think of is Google's mod_pagespeed for Apache. I've used it on my Magento store and didn't have any issues with the combination of the JS and CSS, though did run into some issues with the caching and what have you, but you can turn those off pretty easily. With mod_pagespeed, you want to use these filters in you pagespeed.conf: # ...


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Someone on the Magento forums posted the following as their solution: You have to change both post_max_size and upload_max_filesize in the php.ini And don’t forget to restart your server afterwards.


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The behavior you've described sounds as though it may be an issue with Magento (in which case you may want to inquire at the Magento user forum or file a bug report). Whether or not Magento supports native MP3 sample streaming, your site's users can play the sample MP3 files in the audio player of their choice (without an embedded Flash player or reliance ...


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This is a rather old question but as I ran into the same issue with a customer today I'd thought I share the solution to this problem for future reference. The solution is to disable the "Transfer Cart Line Items" option for the PayPal payment method you are using. By disabling this, Magento will no longer give details about the totals, tax and shipping to ...


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Here are the results of SVG background in email test. From this test, I would say that most clients don't support it well enough.


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Two important distinctions here A) Use System > Configuration > Advanced to shut off the module's output (module is still active) B) To completely shut the module down and prevent execution of all its code, layouts, setups for both frontend and backend, go to app/etc/modules/*, open the module control file of the desired module. Set the line ...


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Google offers a fetch as Googlebot option as part of Google Webmaster Tools. Use that tool to fetch your pages from Google's servers. That will show you if it is a problem with connectivity from Google or with the Googlebot user agent as opposed to downtime of your website when nobody can reach it periodically.


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The community edition doesn't have the secure payment bridge which helps with PCI compliance. That's the real difference between community and pro. For commercial sites that process more than a few thousand credit card transactions a year, use magento professional or magento go if it's a small business. I don't mention enterprise because you'd already know ...


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I hadn't noticed they'd released a newer version of the extension I linked, for anyone in the same dilemna.


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Your idea was good add free and flat rate and then you will just need a little hack in your template: go to template/checkout/onepage/shipping_method/available.phtml and brake the for each as folow </dd> <?php //EGS to avoid other methods show up if freeshipping is in place ?> <?php if($code=="freeshipping"){ break; } ?> In ...


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Doesn't matter what directory you run the command in, however it will save the sql dump file into the folder your currently in if using SSH to run the command. If you would like to save the file in an alternative path or should you be running it using a cron job then simply edit the last string with the full path you'd like to save the file too, i.e DBNAME ...


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I have used Screaming Frog, today in fact, and I really love that tool. You get a lot of information in quite a short amount of time. You'll get the metadata in a csv and you can manipulate it easily in Excel. Export everything and then use filters for each column to only display text/html and not images or CSS files. I am doing that for a site migration ...


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I received this answer from CPanel This is not a feature that is supported in the WHM or cPanel frontend, however it is possible to change the ip address of an addon domain by manual editing. Here is link to tutorial: https://documentation.cpanel.net/display/CKB/How+to+Assign+Dedicated+IP+Addresses+to+Subdomains


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When you search for site:www.example.com images on Google, you're looking for pages on www.example.com that contain the word images. Try searching for site:www.example.com on Google Image Search. I've seen 16x16 pixel icons on Google Image Search, so your image size shouldn't be a problem.


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tl;dr I think your images are indexed OK, but you are simply not able to see all the images that Google has indexed. i did search in google image search and counted the number of images. it was around only 500. Curious, I see considerably more when performing a site: search for your real site on Google Image search. But there are more than 500 images ...


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First point, check the source of your front page if you found a meta like this: <link rel="shortcut icon" href="a/path/favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon" /> just change the favicon in the named path Else, browsers try to get the favicon to the root of your website so: either you put a file favicon.ico at this place or you put a meta like above with ...


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Here is a thread on the forums that advertises for a daily deal plugin. http://www.magentocommerce.com/boards/viewthread/204524/ Since Magento is written in PHP, I can't imagine it would be too hard for you to adjust the timing to hours instead of days.


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You could use a proxy site so that it appears as if you're coming from a different IP. You could either set your own up, if you have access to a different external IP from your ISP, or use one of the many proxies available on the internet.


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The New Order Status can only be one of the status of Processing state because it's defined that way in app/code/core/Mage/Authorizenet/etc/system.xml: <order_status translate="label"> ... <source_model>adminhtml/system_config_source_order_status_processing</source_model> ... </order_status> If you want to change that ...


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Yes you can, I just wrote a blog post on doing just this http://markshust.com/2012/10/29/deploying-magento-heroku-amazon-rds


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Yes, this can be done. Create your web site, have all of your products listed in a gallery in different categories for your products. You can design this gallery yourself or use WordPress for a little help. Next, create a private separate product page, subdomain, or Magento hosted eCommerce solution with a required log-in / sign-up page to reach the shop. ...


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If I've understood your question correctly, you need to edit the price of an existing configurable product. You're going to need to change the price in two places (I think). First off, when you create a configurable product with 'associated products' each associated product is a simple product in itself. You should search for the refill product and edit ...


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I assume this is because the on-behalf-of header is being set by Magento. I've never had this problem before, but it seems like it'd only make sense for Magento to do this if it were a "share with a friend" email. It should not be doing this for transactional emails. If Magento isn't setting the header, then it might be set by the SMTP server you're using, ...



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