CMS, Magento

Error on Magento Connect Manager!

Got this error while installing modules from Magento Connect : Could not resolve host: magento-community; Host not found Yet another simple solution : instead of typing magento-community/<name_of_module> paste this in the extension key to install box [quote]<name_of_module>[/quote] then click on install. Works like a charm 🙂

CMS, Magento, PHP, Programming

Magento – PHP Extension “curl” must be loaded

While installing Magento on XAMPP – I got this petty restriction PHP Extension “curl” must be loaded Simple XAMPP Solution Goto the php directory, in my case C:\xampp\php Then open the php.ini file & find extension=php_curl.dll uncomment that code by removing the ; (semi-colon) Restart your xampp/wamp server You are good to go 🙂 While installing Magento on WAMP: For most…

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General, Wordpress

Change WordPress Theme back to Default

Hey! Don’t worry if you had a screw up with the new wordpress theme. Just login to your server’s phpmyadmin: database check the current settings : SELECT * FROM wp_options WHERE option_name = ‘template’ OR option_name = ‘stylesheet’ OR option_name = ‘current_theme’; Then update those details to set the default to “twentyten” or any workable theme UPDATE wp_options SET option_value…

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CMS, Opencart

Add Model Code in Related Product Search in Administration, Opencart

While adding related products in the admin panel currently you search by typing the title of the product, which ofcourse can create a confusion if two or more products have the same title. So it is better if Model/SKU code is mentioned along to discriminate each product. In that case all you need to is just goto: Admin>View>Template>Catalog>Product_Form.tpl Search for:…

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CMS, Opencart

Flat Rate Plus Free Shipping Extension, Opencart

This is a pretty cool extension if you are looking out for an offer of free shipping for different-zones/locations as it helps to implement the same offer without any hassle based on the total value purchased. This will not overwrite any files and is for versions: v1.5.0, v1.5.0.1, v1.5.0.2, v1.5.0.3, v1.5.0.4, v1.5.0.5, v1.5.1, v1.5.1.1, v1.5.1.2, v1.5.1.3 Download from extensions type Flat…

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CMS, Opencart

Fatal error: Allowed memory size of bytes exhausted, Opencart

Fatal error: Allowed memory size of bytes exhausted when clicked on system>error logs on Admin Panel of Opencart then simply delete the error.txt file from ftp www>system>logs & your problem is solved 🙂 PS: Keep a check on your log files regularly to avoid further issues

CMS, Opencart, SEO

AutoSEO on opencart : deadcow_SEO

DeadCow SEO is the best auto-seo extension that I have come across. It generates seo keywords, meta_keywords,and tags for categories, manufacturers, and products in just one click. But the minor drawback is that it clears all the previous entries each time you generate and you have to manually generate each time you create new categories, manufacturers, and products. Note: When installing…

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CMS, E-Commerce, General, Opencart

What is vQmod in Opencart?

vQmod(Virtual Quick Mod) is an override system designed to avoid having to change core files. The concept is quite simple… Instead of making changes to the core files directly, the changes are created as xml search/replace script files. These script files are parsed during page load as each “source” core file is loaded with the “include” or “require” php functions.…

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CMS, E-Commerce, General, Opencart, PHP, Programming

Sort Order by Recent Date on Admin Panel, Opencart

Modify Sort Order by Recent Date for Products on Admin Panel, Opencart: In the file admin/controller/catalog/product.php Find the following code: if (isset($this->request->get[‘sort’])) { $sort = $this->request->get[‘sort’]; } else { $sort = ‘’; } if (isset($this->request->get[‘order’])) { $order = $this->request->get[‘order’]; } else { $order = ‘ASC’; } Replace with following code: if (isset($this->request->get[‘sort’])) { $sort = $this->request->get[‘sort’]; } else { $sort…

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