Posted on December 19th, 2014 | Posted by admin

At times it becomes necessary to access Magento system outside the Magento. It can be done using PHP shell script that bootstraps Magento. There are number of such scripts comes with Magento package to run some functionalities outside Magento. Those functionalities are listed below.

Re-indexing Magento through the command line

You might need to re-index Magento via the command line. This could be for a whole host of reasons, for example, if the indexer is getting timed out or not finishing through the web interface. Magento includes an indexing script and you can find it in the shell folder and have a number of commands at your disposal. Re-indexing shell commands as follows,

how to really easy create a configurable product

Posted on December 18th, 2014 | Posted by admin

First, create some attributes you want to use, i have taken three attributes, motor, servo, deko. They should be global and drop-down. Create the “answers” for your attribues, b.e.

  • motor : None, Brushless, Brushless with prop
  • servo : None, 2xcheap, 2xexpensive
  • deko : None, colored tape

Put these attribues into a new attribute-set depending on default-set, remove any attribues you dont want and add the three new ones.

Create a configurable product depending on your new attribute-set. Choose only the three new attributes. Then give the information for the main-product, name, description, pricing and so on. Save the product.


Posted on December 17th, 2014 | Posted by admin

We will have to override the Magento observers, when dealing with the extension’s conflicts or may have to disable or modify a part of some extension’s functionality. Basically, there is no major difference between the observer’s overriding and overriding of any other regular model. But sometimes we may face with issues while working with simple override.

Let’s see the following step by step instructions for Magento observer’s overriding.

We should pay attention to the naming.

Assume that we have some third party extension. It is named Xyz_Extension, and this extension has the following observer:

Responsive Smartshop Magento Theme

Posted on December 16th, 2014 | Posted by admin

Creative, clean, flat with professional look is how Ves Smartshop look like. To keep up with the flat design trend, this theme is created with whitespace that allows shopper to focus on the most important part of the website- item list. High quality and realistic images help you showcase all items at its best. Built on Venus Framwork version 2.0 and Bootstrap version 3.0, this theme is fully responsive on all of devicesBesides, numerous Magento extensions including Mega Menu, Layer Slider, Ves Deal, Quick View Product, product Carousel…promise to give buyers the best shopping experience ever. This theme is perfect for Smartshop, mobile shop, fashion shop, perfume shop, lingerie shop, high tech store, electrical store…

Responsive Smartshop Magento Theme

One of the key factors make Ves Smartshop favored by a wide range of shopper is installation process.

How to configure Magento to work with a new domain

Posted on December 15th, 2014 | Posted by admin

There are two things you should do in order to configure Magento to work with a new domain:

Go to your cPanel > phpMyAdmin. Select your Magento database from the  left menu, find the table called core_config_data and click on it. Click the Browse tab and edit the first two fields:


by clicking the pen icon in front of each of them. Replace your old domain name with your new one and click the Go button to save the change.

  • Clear the Magento cache.
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