SELECT `e`.* FROM `sales_order_entity` AS `e`

20 Aug 2011, 19:36

If you have recently upgraded your website and your backend Order Details Tab is throwing such an error, then here is the fix for it. Just goto phpmyadmin and run this SQL command, [...]

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./pear: Permission denied

20 Aug 2011, 08:10

If your’re getting a permission denied error when trying to either upgrade or install an extension, chances are the permissions are off on your pear file. No worries – it’s a simple fix. SSH into the root directory of your Magento installation and type the following command: [...]

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How to delete an order from Magento database

20 Aug 2011, 05:57

Sometimes, when you have a bad order, then you might want to delete all the data connected to that bad order. So, here is how to do it. Lets say, your order ID is 102455667 . So goto your phpmyadmin and run this SQL, NOTE : Before you do anything, make sure, you have the [...]

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Magento Maintenance Mode for Specific Users

19 Aug 2011, 08:17

Sometimes when you are working on a Magento website, you might want to keep it offline, so your users dont see the website under construction. So, the way is switching on the Maintenance Mode. But that way, the website will be offline for all the users. But we need it to be accessible to us, [...]

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How to set Magento Maintenance Mode

19 Aug 2011, 08:05

If you want to setup Maintenance Mode to your Magento, then just add a maintenance.flag file to your Magento root. This only works for Magento 1.4+ and the whole store goes offline for all the users and admins. When you want it live, just remove that file from the Magento root and you are done. [...]

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Add a Static Block into Magento Template XML File

19 Aug 2011, 07:44

I get a lot of questions from various users and this is one of them, asking how to add a static block from a template xml file. So, here is how to do it. Lets say we want to place a slideshow block in the header First create a static block and give it an [...]

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Magento CE Version 1.6.0.0 Stable - Now Available

19 Aug 2011, 01:15

We are excited to announce the availability of Magento CE Version 1.6.0.0 Stable for download and upgrade. The latest release is packed with new features as well as valuable code contributions from various community members around the world. Some of the key new features in this release include: Persistent shopping - retain shopping cart content for customers across user sessions, browsers and devices. Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) Refactoring multiple database To see the full list of features [...]

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Magento Connect - Extension Keys Update

18 Aug 2011, 05:55

Time to Update Your Extensions! Greetings Developers, You may have noticed that we’ve made some changes to the Magento Connect extension profile page, and you may have also noticed that you may not always have the ability select a 2.0 extension key for every extension. We’ve made these changes based on developer feedback, and to help developers have more control over which versions of an extension they’d like to support. Significant Changes The only significant change, is [...]

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Nominate Magento in Packt Publishings 2011 Open Source Awards

18 Aug 2011, 05:31

Packt Publishing is now accepting nominations for the 2011 Open Source Awards. If you are not aware, The Open Source Awards is an annual online event held by Packt Publishing with the goal of distinguishing excellence among Open Source projects. The first step in this process is for the public to vote for nominees which began on August 1st and runs until September 9th. Help us to further establish Magento as the best Open Source Business Application by nominating Magento. This category is specific [...]

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