Magento themes and extensions

Magento Expands Mobile App, Merchandising, and Business Insight Capabilities for Retailers

Posted on April 25th, 2015 | Posted by admin

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–eBay Enterprise, an eBay, today, at its annual Imagine Commerce conference, announced its latest product releases and partnerships that will give retailers greater insight into their businesses, enhance their payment and merchandising capabilities, provide an expanded mobile toolset, and offer more cloud hosting options.

“New Relic’s software analytics platform has already proven successful for many of Magento’s customers and this extension will help provide even more retailers with a crucial lens into app performance and business data.”

“The Magento ecosystem continually evolves to deliver innovative solutions that are mobile, scalable, flexible and cost-effective – exactly what retailers are asking for,” said Mark Lavelle, senior vice president, commerce technologies, eBay Enterprise. “These new developments expand the capabilities of the Magento platform and reinforce our leadership in accelerating business growth for retailers of all sizes, as seen in our rise to the second most-utilized ecommerce platform for the 2015 Internet Retailer Top 500. We went from 34 retailers in 2013 to 47 in 2014. We help retailers get to market fast and deliver a compelling customer experience and that is why more businesses are choosing us.”


Posted on April 13th, 2015 | Posted by admin

How to add Magento multi languages

The more languages your Magento store uses, the stronger its understanding capabilities, the smaller obstacles will be that your shoppers will take when finding the products they want.  Consequently, the better the chances will be that these shoppers will be converted into customers.  It’s the obviously reason why it’s highly recommended to add Magento multi language for your Magento store

Step 1: Download Magento Translation Package

Click to find  the language you want to add to your Magento store. There’re about 80 tranlations packages here, and many packages are different verions in the same language. Certainly, there is still a huge lack of packs in  many languages. However, if you can’t find your locale mentioned in this list, you can make a request for a new translation package.

Magento Reset Admin Panel Password

Posted on March 6th, 2015 | Posted by admin

Whenever I try to set up any third party  magento code base I keep coming across this issue. Why not reset the password instead of calling the client/vendor to ask for the admin credentials.
We just need to know how magento encrypts the password and stores in db.
take a note it is resetting the password not hacking the password
Steps -
1.Choose any two characters eg. XY.

Markup Tags in Magento

Posted on February 9th, 2015 | Posted by admin

What are markup tags?

Markup tags are macro codes that have a special meaning in Magento. They typically look like text surrounded by double curly braces.

Markup tags can be used in CMS pages, static blocks and in email templates.

Different Types of Markup Tags

{{store url=”}}

This allows the entry of a URL associated with the store. For example,

<a href="{{store url='customer-service'}}"> Customer Service</a>

the output for this would be

This would link to the customer service page on the site. When the store url is left blank, it would link the store base url. Store url appends “/” at the end of the url.

{{store direct_url=”}}

This works similar to the store direct url but it does not append / at the end. It would output as

Magento Captcha in Contact Us form and Custom Forms

Posted on February 5th, 2015 | Posted by admin

Here we are integrating our custom form with magento‘s default captcha. For example we can add captcha to contactform of Magento

Step 1

First add captcha block to contacts form and add this code to local.xml



Step 2

Go to admin → customers → customer configuration → captcha On enabling captcha, a forms field will appear as shown below.
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