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Magento Training Resources

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Posted on March 1st, 2012 | Posted by admin

As an industry partner of Magento, we want to share some Magento resources that may helpful for you.
Please take advantage of the following resources for you and your implementation team to leverage as you get up-to-speed with Magento.

For training your Web Marketing/Merchandising staff to manage your store:

  • The Community Edition (CE) User Guide (available for sale online)
  • The Enterprise Edition (EE) User Guide (available on the customer support portal)
  • Summer webinars are available on a variety of store management topics (http://www.magentocommerce.com/media/webinars)

How to use Magento Encryption Key

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Posted on March 1st, 2012 | Posted by admin

The Magento Encryption Key is generated during the Magento Installation. It is used for the encryption and the security storage of the sensitive data in the script’s database.

View product in frontend from Magento admin

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Posted on February 28th, 2012 | Posted by admin

When you are editing some product in Magento admin and want to check it out in frontend of your Magento project, how do you find this particular product? Do you search for it, navigate to it using product url key or just browse to it? Well, however you do it, I’m going to give you the easiest way to get to your desired product in the frontend – view product link.

How to simplify the installation of Magento theme?

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Posted on February 28th, 2012 | Posted by admin

How to simplify the installation of Magento theme?

It is undeniable that putting one theme in is far from easy for Magento users. You have to take a range of steps to complete that process. The first is copy the whole necessary files into Magento folder and then create static blocks, or edit homepage, make up banner, etc. In some worse cases, you exactly keep all guided steps but the result is not as same as design.

Is there any ways to visualize the installation of Magento theme and make it become easier?

Configuring Symfony2 to use APC cache

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Posted on February 22nd, 2012 | Posted by admin

Symfony2 support several caching systems and one of them is APC cache.

This article is going to be short …. but, everything in Symfony2 is so developer friendly that do not require some huge knowledge to accomplish …

So, first of all what you should know: Apc cache is not going to work properly unless you are executing php scripts on linux server configuration either as apache user or FastCGI and the best way to be configured (from my personal experience is to run Php as with mod_fcgid, because running php as Apache user with often insufficient permissions could lead to other problems …).