Magento site owners: Get serious, focus on what matters the most

Posted on March 14th, 2011 | Posted by admin

For the last year or so I have been actively involved in online store development based on Magento ECOMMERCE platform. Everyone involved in Magento development can tell you that Magento extensively uses OOP approach. Although not everyone will agree, I like the way platform has been architectured in the backend. Layouts and config files enable you great deal of power without even writing a line of PHP code. Its not perfect, but what is. I believe most of you heard the “cliche”: “With great power comes great responsibility”. Let’s discuss this in regards to Magento.

There is a plain and simple message I wish to shout to current and future owners of Magento powered online stores: “Get serious, focus on what matters the most!“.

Drupal to Magento integration, simple link tweak with multilingual site

Posted on February 23rd, 2011 | Posted by admin

I see my coworker and friend Željko Prša made a nice little post on Adding a new language in Magento so I figure I’ll jump with a little Drupal to Magento integration trick concerning link issues and multilingual sites. Here is a piece of code you can use in your Drupal templates to do the proper switching from Drupal site to Magento while keeping the selected language of site. Note, this tweak assumes you have the desired language setup on both Drupal and Magento side.

This part goes to some of your Drupal theme file

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