INSTALLING COMMERCIAL THEMES IN MAGENTO
One of the benefits of Magento is the huge industry of Extensions and Templates that has grown up over the last couple of years. There are thousands of well produced, beautiful and cleanly coded Templates. There are also some that are not. However, if you pruchase from some of the moderated Template providers eg Theme Forest and […]
MAJOR ISSUES WITH PAYPAL PRO HOSTED
A few of our clients are using PayPal Pro Hosted as a way to collect and process credit cards on their Magento sites. Fortunately, it is the least used of the Paypal options built into Magento by default. We have been helping a few clients track down an issue whereby a number of customers were unable […]
FIX ISSUE WITH WEBSERVICEX FOR IMPORTING MAGENTO CURRENCY RATES.
UPDATE: a more useful replacement for currency translation can be found here: https://blog.philwinkle.com/webservicex-is-down-i-have-a-fix/ ORIGINAL POST: I thought this issue was worth raising as it is affecting a lot of stores selling in multiple currencies. The problem is that the WebserviceX service is failing more often than it works meaning that many stores have out dated currency […]
HIPHOP.. THE FUTURE OF MAGENTO (AND PHP IN GENERAL) IS (ALMOST) HERE
HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine) is a Facebook invention that solved a major issue at Facebook that is, how to get a system written in PHP and continuously developed in PHP, to run in a manner that would accommodate 1 billion + users. PHP is great for rapid development however, as any Magento store owner knows, […]