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Currys’ Price Match Promise – An Inventive UX Feature

Let's say you are looking at a product on the Currys website. You wish to read reviews about this product or want to compare prices and availability from other retailers around the web. What would you do? Copy the product's name and paste it into a Google search tab?...

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WordPress Fix – the_date() Function Returning Blank Value

Are you are using the_date() function in WordPress templates and getting a blank or empty value? When more than one post is published on the same day, the_date() function displays only the date for the first post in the loop. The right way to handle this is by using...

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Magento – Get Current Package Name and Theme Name

// To get the current package name of the Magento store / site Mage::getSingleton('core/design_package')->getPackageName(); // To get the current theme of the Magento store / site Mage::getSingleton('core/design_package')->getTheme('frontend'); // You can pass...

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Magento – Adding a Custom Category Attribute (EAV)

$setup = new Mage_Eav_Model_Entity_Setup('core_setup'); $setup->startSetup(); $setup->addAttribute(Mage_Catalog_Model_Category::ENTITY, 'show_sale_icon', array( 'backend' => '', 'default' => 0, 'global' => Mage_Catalog_Model_Resource_Eav_Attribute::SCOPE_STORE,...

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Magento – Reset File and Folder Permissions

You might have come across the following error while in Magento Connect Manager - Warning: Your Magento folder does not have sufficient write permissions. Magento needs certain file and folder permissions to be able to automatically performs upgrades and module...

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How to Clone a Git Repository into the Current Directory

Somehow, most examples of Git's clone command show a subfolder for the repository to be cloned into. I, for example, prefer navigating to the desired directory and like to clone into the current directory. The Git command has to be changed to appear as follows: ...

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Magento Fix – Blank Index Management Page (caused by GeoIP)

Do you get a blank page when navigating to your Index Management section of Magento admin? It could be that you have Openstream's GeoIP module and that module is conflicting with Magento's core. Navigate to app/code/community/Openstream/GeoIP/etc/config.xml (line 47)...

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