21 August

Tell your customers you have New products in your store

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If there’s a new product in your store (and you’ve purchased HelloNevada CE theme of course ), you can tell this to your customers by adding a “New from Date” and “New to Date” dates within your product settings in your Admin-panel: 1) 2) Easy and cool!  

15 August

Display your store icon in your iPhone Home screen

: 0 Comments in Tutorials Configure iPhone icon for your Magento store

Another great feature added in the framework of the HelloNevada CE #Magento Theme. If you are an iPhone user, you can add your store icon into your iPhone Home screen. How?, very symple: 1) Within your #Magento Admin-panel, navigate to HelloThemes/Themes Settings option, then find the “Mobile App” tab at the bottom. 2) Upload your More »

29 July

How to remove /index.php from your Magento URLs

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Quick tip to remove /index.php from your #Magento store URL: 1) Within your Admin-panel, navigate to System->Configuration->Web->Secure   and set  “User Secure URLs in Frontend” = Yes 2) Open up your .htaccess file (within your Magento root install), then add this lines: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^index\.php$ – [L] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f More »

27 May

How to display Breadcrumbs in your theme

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Hello dear ones, i’ll explain today how you can add breadcrumbs in your theme pages. It’s very simple, take a look: 1) Open up app/design/frontend/default/yourtheme/layout/page.xml Then be sure to have this line, or if you don’t have it, add it: <block type=”page/html_breadcrumbs” name=”breadcrumbs” as=”breadcrumbs”/> It will depend of where you want to display breadcrumbs and More »

06 May

Instant Magento Performance Optimization How-to

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Whether you’re a Magento developer or not, this is a must read book about Magento that you can’t miss. From basic options to optimize your Magento install, to advanced PHP/MySQL settings, this book covers it all. You may know how heavy is Magento, and how a server to host it should be. However, there are More »

24 April

How to limit number of products shown on homepage

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Have you ever wanted to set a specified number of products to display in your theme Homepage?, simple: Let’s say you have a block call to a  featured-products.phtml  in your CMS Homepage content: {{block type=”catalog/product_list” category_id=”5″ template=”catalog/product/featured-products.phtml”}} The file  featured-products.phtml  displays all products under category with ID=5  ,but what about if you want to display More »

12 April

How to change product column quantity in Magento

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Hi pals!, looking for tips to customize your theme?, here’s one very useful and easy to do: How to change the product column quantity in your product list pages. We’ll modify only 2 files: app/design/frontend/default/yourtheme/layout/catalog.xml app/design/frontend/default/yourtheme/template/catalog/product/list.phtml   catalog.xml : 1)Find  “Category layered navigation layout” section or “Category default layout” section (if you don’t use layered-nav More »

04 April

How to display New products in Magento

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Hello Magento lovers!, have you ever wanted to display New products in your store by just setting the product  “Set Product as New from Date” within the product configuration in your Admin-panel?. It simple, luckily Magento provides php functions to do almost anything you wish, in this case we’ll use the  Mage::getResourceModel(‘catalog/product_collection’)  features: We’ll create More »

19 March

How to display Currency Switcher in header

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A) Configure your currency within your Admin-panel settings: http://go.magento.com/support/kb/entry/name/managing-currency/ (the same settings apply for Magento CE too). B) If the currency-switcher doesn’t display in your theme’s header, please follow this quick steps: 1) Open up app/design/frontend/default/yourtheme/layout/page.xml Under this line: <block type=”page/html_header” name=”header” as=”header”> You must have this line: <block type=”directory/currency” name=”store_currency_selector” as=”store_currency_selector” template=”directory/currency.phtml”/> Like so: More »

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