Magento themes and extensions

How to Connect a New Magento Installation to Old Database

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Posted on August 30th, 2014 | Posted by admin

We’ve been getting lots of calls on how to get new Magento installations installed in subfolders to work with existing databases. Lots of folks want to test fresh installations of Magento on their servers, so here’s how to connect your new installation to your old database.

FTP your new Magento installation to the subfolder. Now open the /public_html/app/etc/local.xml file and file the following xml data:

<default_setup>
    <connection>
        <host><![CDATA[localhost]]></host>
        <username><![CDATA[Enter your database username here]]></username>
        <password><![CDATA[Enter your database password here]]></password>
        <dbname><![CDATA[Enter the name of your database here]]></dbname>
        <active>1</active>

How to show out of stock products in magento

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Posted on August 29th, 2014 | Posted by admin

If you want to show/display out of stock products in magento than follow this:

Magento has several criteria for determining if an item should be visible in the store, but one of these is not whether or not the item is in stock. Magento can manage your stock and will set your stock status to “Out of Stock” for you, but what if you want these out of stock items to be hidden from the store.. automatically? Also, in my case I do not want to “disable” the item because the inventory management system will then ignore it. Turns out this was much more difficult to figure out than I expected it to be but the end solution was quite simple.

A. Login to Magento back-end
B. Go to menu System >> Configuration.
C. Take inventory tab from the left panel
D. Set Display out of stock products to ‘Yes’ in Stock options tab in the right panel

MT Fornax Amazing Responsive Magento Theme

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Posted on August 28th, 2014 | Posted by admin

MT Fornax is fully magento theme which best suite for any store such as clothes, computer, fashion, technology, cosmetics, furniture, jewelry…

  • One Page Checkout
    A $150 value that is free when you purchase this theme
  • Fully customisable
    Control the look of every aspect of your store. Extensive theme editor lets you control the colour style fonts etc.
  • Unlimited colours
    Change virtually every colour option in your store

Manually change magento admin password

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Posted on August 27th, 2014 | Posted by admin

Here is how to manually change magento admin password.

Magento uses pretty simple password hashing algorithm:

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UPDATE admin_user
SET password=CONCAT(md5('<salt><pass>'),':<salt>')
WHERE user_id=<your id>

where <salt> – any string, <pass> – your new password.
Don’t forget the semicolon.

Progressive — Responsive Magento Theme

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Posted on August 26th, 2014 | Posted by admin

We present one of the most powerful templates based on Magento CMS. We have worked hard to give you the opportunity to make a template the most suitable for your needs. Manage the settings of the powerful Mega Menu, pages, galleries, and other items that are necessary for proper functioning of the site. We also added a premium version of the Z-Slider plugin and great LivIcons, that are included in the template’s price. Have a look at dozens of other useful features by scrolling the page down.

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