Dropdown login forms are not a feature many online stores use, but in some cases they could be quite useful UX feature. In this tutorial, I will explain how to create such a dropdown in a few minutes!Read more
Building your own Magento modules (extensions) can be a tedious task. We always strive to develop everything ‘the Magento way’, which is why we frequently dig into the core to see how Magento’s Core team does things. Once in a while, we stumble upon useful features we think are useful and share them with you. One of such features is Magento’s notification system.Read more
Some clients have a need to show product on sale on homepage, or, sometimes, to filter products on sale in each category individually. In this post i’ll show you two ways of listing products on sale:
- On CMS page as a list
- By using a filter in category view
Let’s get to it!Read more
Testing can be boring and time consuming task. So why don’t we use some tools and make our lives easier? In Magento there are numerous “boring” tasks that need to be done after the first install and then again when you test a new functionality. For example, create a test account, add product to cart, go trough checkout process, add product to wishlist, compare etc.Read more
If an e-commerce site is making $100,000 per day, a 1 second page delay could potentially cost you $2.5 million in lost sales every year.
Learn how to fix “This webpage has disabled automatic filling for this form” magento bug in Chrome browser.Read more
Every HTTP request in Magento results with a few layout handles which can be used to customize layout of desired pages. If you ever tried to dump layout handles in Magento, you would see many of them. These handles are calculated differently, based on different variables.Read more
Recently there has been some buzz around Magento getting support for Twig template engine. Looking at the CHANGELOG.markdown file under the Magento2 GitHub repository for 220.127.116.11-dev44 version commit, this seems to be more than just a buzz.Read more
We received a news few days ago that Vanja Devcic and Hrvoje Jurisic achieved the passing score and therefore have achieved the status of Magento Certified Front End Developers. It was a great news for us since they are one of the first in the world.
We were invited late January to participate in a certification beta testing session for Magento Front End Developers. We couldn’t just take the voucher to some testing centre as we normally do. Instead, we needed to go to a place called Fast Lane Institute for Knowledge Transfer GmbH – Munich.Read more
In this article I’ll demonstrate how to manage navigation links in the customer’s account dashboard: one way of removing new links from customer’s account dashboard which should be avoided and another way which is the way to go.Read more
Extremely common question when it comes to eCommerce – and for that matter Magento SEO – is how a robots.txt file should look and what should be in it. For the purpose of this article, I decided to take all of our knowledge and experience, some sample robots.txt files from our clients sites and some examples from other industry leading Magento studios to try and figure out an ultimate Magento robots.txt file.Read more
One of the most common questions I got while consulting online store owners in 2012 was responsive theme vs mobile theme – which is the best – which are pros and cons. I’ll cover it from several points of view in this article.Read more
Since Magento has built in functionality for currencies, it shouldn’t be too hard to create custom currency selector and put it to the header. You might say this tutorial is for beginners, since it’s pretty much straightforward.Read more
Magento comes packed with a lot of options. But, no matter how many options you put into some product, you can never cover all of them. One of such options (for now) is a color switcher in Magento. To be more precise, an image switcher based on color selection.