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This section deals with installing and editing Magento templates. Many useful tips are included. Please use the navigation buttons below or main navigation menu to browser through topics.

This tutorial shows how to work with Magento extensions. Read More
This tutorial shows how to manage Magento Static Blocks. Read More
This tutorial shows how to edit slider in Magento templates. Read More
This tutorial shows how to edit Social icons block in Magento templates. Read More
This tutorial is going to help you edit  the “Contacts” page on your Magento site. Read More
This tutorial shows how to resolve the " Could not determine temp directory, please specify a cache_dir manually " error message in Magento. Read More
This tutorial shows how to resolve issue with missing categories in Magento. Read More

Issue: You have installed Magento 1.6.x template and sample date but your website redirects to some another URL like http://localhost/magento.…

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This tutorial shows how to resolve the Magento admin panel login issue. …

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This tutorial will show you how to install sample static blocks manually in Magento store. Read More
This tutorial will show you how to install sample static pages manually in Magento store. Read More

This tutorial show how to resolve the Magento error: “Magento An error occurred while saving the URL rewrite”…

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This tutorial shows how to set the number of columns in category products listing in Magento store. …

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This tutorial will show you on how to install Magento theme and sample data (dump.sql file). Read More

This tutorial is going to help you understand the dump.sql file usage on our Magento templates.

Starting from #30323 all Magento templates are provided with two dump SQL files: dump.sql and dump_minimal.sql. You can find them included to the “sources” folder of your template package.

The SQL files allow you to make your installed template look like the template preview …

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Magento. Missing products issue

November 02 2011 | Category: Magento Tutorials

Working with Magento e-commerce store you can encounter the issue with the missing products. For example you added product to some category and it’s not displayed at the frontend. …

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This tutorial will show you how to display error messages in Magento. Read More

 This tutorial is going to show you how to change the base URL in your Magento website.

The Magento Base URL is the URL used to access Store pages. It can be set on a per Store basis, so every Store could have its own Base URL. To change it:

  1. Log in into yourMagento admin
  2. Navigate to: System->Configurations and select
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Magento 1.6.0.0 released

August 25 2011 | Category: Magento Updates

On the 18th of august 2011 there was a new Magento release available for download. It contains a bunch of updates and improvements like:

  • XmlConnect package release v21 ;
  • Order Payment Action for Express Checkout (PayPal)
     – Added settings Authorization Honor Period and Order Valid Period into EC tab in the backend
     – Automatically new authorize transaction created after order
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Magento quick guide

July 21 2011 | Category: Magento Tutorials

This quick guide will help you to pass all steps of the Magento template installation. You can check the Magento template product description to learn more about Magento templates.

 

Preparations

Before you start working with the purchased template please check several things:

  1. Make sure you’ve already ordered hosting account and domain name.
  2. Check Magento engine requirements and make sure
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This tutorial is going to show you how to remove white border from Magento products images. Read More
The following tutorial will show you how to install Magento template over existing Magento website. Read More

This tutorial will show you how to display new products on the home page using the XML layout update.

Open Magento admin panel. Go to CMS>Pages>Home Page.  Switch to the Design tab. Into the Layout Update XML window paste the following code:

 

1. First of all create the content reference:

  <reference  name="content">
</reference>

This will let you put the …

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This tutorial will show you how to display new products on the home page in Magento using the Magento block.

  • Open Magento admin panel
  • Go to CMS>Pages>Home page
  • Switch to the content tab
  • Insert the following code:

 

{{block  type="catalog/product_new" column_count="6"  products_count="12" name="home.catalog.product.new"  alias="product_homepage"  template="catalog/product/list.phtml"}}

 

Where:

  • column_count="6" – number of the product columns
  • products_count="12" – number of the displayed
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This tutorial will show you how to add New Products section to the Home page using a widget in Magento store in Magento templates. Read More
This tutorial will show you how to add products of specific category to Magento home page. Read More

This tutorial will show you how to avoid the base URL field verification. When you are installing the Magento engine to your local server for testing purposes you may see the Base URL field verification message:

The easiest way to avoid the verification error is to change the Base URL field class.

  1. Open the browser development tool (for example Firebug
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This tutorial will show you how to install Magento frontend translations. By default Magento frontend is in English. Magento backend (the admin panel) has multiple languages included so you can select the necessary translation.

The  available Magento translations could be downloaded from magentocommerce.com

 

Installation
  1. Open the localization pack you need and click the Get Extension Key button. Select the
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This tutorial will show you how to use the Magento debugging tools to easily locate the module names and core source files.

Let’s see what advantages give us the Magento debug tools. Here you can see the default Magento store home page without any products installed. You can hardly say what each block does and how to edit it.

With …

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This tutorial will show you how to manage the sidebar blocks in Magento.

 

Home Page blocks.

Home page blocks in Magento are controlled by the Magento administration panel. So all change should be done there.

1. Open Magento admin panel

2. Go to CMS > Pages > Home Page

3. Open the Design tab, in the Layout Update XML …

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The following tutorial will show you how to manage the sidebar images (called callouts) in Magento. It’s an easy task, but finding them requires a small bit of digging (as usual).

To make locating callouts easy we recommend you to enable the debug tools.

After enabling the Template Path Hints and Block Names you can see that the template files …

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This tutorial will show how to download the Magento engine. Read More

This tutorial will show you where you can find the sidebar modules code.

Open app\design\frontend\default\your_theme\layout. This directory contains the XML files that determine the modules positions and order. Open any XML file and search for the tag <reference>. The reference tags determine modules position for various pages of your Magento store.

As you can see there are several references like: …

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This tutorial will show you how to change Magento admin URL. Read More

Magento templates starting from 32147 are fully compatible with Magento 1.4.2.0…

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This tutorial will show you how to edit footer links in your Magento store. Read More

Magento single language included

December 08 2010 | Category: Magento Updates

Starting from Magento template #31965 Magento templates will be offered only with English language included. All other languages should be installed separately.

In case you need more Magento localizations installed please visit the Magento official website at magentocommerce.com
There from the extensions section you can download the available Magento localizations. …

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How to install Magento engine

November 15 2010 | Category: Magento Tutorials
This tutorial will show you how to install Magento engine with sample data. Read More

This tutorial shows how to install Magento theme to your Magento store.

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We are glad to present you a tutorial that will show you how to install sample data in Magento. Read More

Sometimes it is necessary to reinstall the Magento engine. This should be done, for example, when you are trying to install the template and the sample data after the Magento engine installation. In order to reinstall the Magento engine and the database from scratch you should do the following:

•    Get access to your database using the PhpMyAdmin tool or …

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This tutorial will show you how to reset your password for Magento admin panel. Read More
This video tutorial shows how to use the Magento translation tool. Read More
In order to install the Magento Blank interface (for updating your store), please do the following:

1. Open www.magentocommerce.com
2. Go to “Product>Extensions” and click the “Magento core” button
3. Click “Get extension key” button and copy your extension key
4. Open Magento admin panel.
5. Go to “System>Magento connect>Magento Connect Manager”
6. Paste your extension key here and click

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You may need to change prices of your goods but it could be difficult to change them for each product one by one. So let's see how we can change prices using a single file. Read More
This tutorial will show you how to edit footer copyright notification for each store view in Magento. Read More
This tutorial is going to show you how to install a new language on your Magento site. Read More

Magento. How to add a category

November 15 2010 | Category: Magento Tutorials
This tutorial is going to show you how to add category in Magento based template. Read More

In case you want to disable blocks on the home page follow the steps below:

1. Enter the Magento admin panel
2. Select the “CMS” tab
3. Select “Manage Pages”
4. And now select “Home Page”

5. The “General information” tab is the  middle column html content of the home page. You can copy the html code from the content …

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This tutorial shows how to add new CMS page in Magento. Read More
The following tutorial is going to show how to manage shopping cart price rules in Magento. Read More

Magento. How to change the logo

November 15 2010 | Category: Magento Tutorials
This tutorial will show you how to change logo via admin panel in Magento. Read More
The following tutorial is going to show how to manage catalog price rules in Magento. Read More
In order to manage tax rates in a Magento store please do the following:

1. Enter the Magento admin panel
2. Select the “Sales” tab
3. Then select the “Tax” menu item

Here you can see the Tax menu that will allow you to manage taxes in your store. You can define customer tax classes. You can add as many

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Magento Template

November 15 2010 | Category: Magento
Free Responsive Magento 1.8.0.0 Theme

Template ID: 51669

Engine version: Magento 1.8.0.x

Free Magento 1.9 Template

Template ID: 53078

Engine version: Magento 1.9.1.0

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In case you need to edit fonts in the Magento store you should follow the steps below:

1. All the modifications should be done in the “/skin/frontend/blank/themexxx/css/styles.css” file

2. Download this file to your computer and open it with your HTML editor. The .CSS file is structured in a user-friendly way, so you can locate any style quite easily. As

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For changing the Magento administrator details you should:

1. Log in to the Magento admin panel
2. Click the “System” tab
3. Select the “My Account” menu item. You can see the admin account page and here you can change the administrator login, first and last name. e-mail address and a password.


4. When you are done, click the “Save

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This tutorial will show you how to add a simple product in your Magento store. Read More
(Russian) В этой инструкции вы узнаете, как отключать модули Magento. Read More
In order to manage polls in your Magento store please do the following:

1. Open the admin panel, type “admin” after your domain name in the browser address bar.
2. Go to the “CMS” tab
3. Click the “Poll Manager” button
4. Here you can see the default poll, click on it for editing. You can edit the poll title

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For adding a new product attribute set you should:

1. Log in to the Magento admin panel
2. Click the “Catalog” tab in the Magento admin main menu.
3. Select “Attributes” and click “Manage Attribute Sets”.

Here you can see the “Manage Attribute Sets” page. The only available attribute set is “Default”.

4. Click “Add New Set”
5. …

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1. Log in to your Magento admin panel.
2. At the top of the screen you can see the warning message. It usually appears right after the Magento installation as all Magento configuration settings are set to default.
3. In order to remove this message open the “System” tab
4. Then select “Configuration”
5. With that done, click on the
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If you need to add a new product attribute in a Magento store you should follow the next steps:

1. Log in to the Magento admin panel
2. Click the “Catalog” tab in the Magento admin main menu.

3. Select “Attributes” and click the “Manage Attributes” button. Here you can see all the attributes used in the Magento store. You

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In case you want to change the page content and layout, please do the following:

1. Open the Magento admin panel.
2. Select the “CMS” tab
3. Then click “Manage Pages”.

You are on the “Manage Pages” screen. Here you can see a list of all the HTML pages used in the store.
4. Click on the page that

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For creating a configurable product you should follow the next steps. Read More
This tutorial will show you how to configure tier pricing in Magento. Read More

For editing the product listing layout please follow the steps below:

  1. Open the Magento admin panel
  2. Select the “System” tab
  3. Then click the “Configuration” menu item
  4. Click the “Catalog” menu
  5. Then open the “Frontend” tab

  6. List Mode is set to “Grid Only” by default. As you can see in the “Grid” mode, the products are displayed this way.
  7. You can
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This tutorial will show you how to edit banners in Magento. Read More

Magento. Dump SQL files

August 31 2010 | Category: Magento Updates

Starting from the template #30323 Magento templates are provided with two dump SQL files: dump.sql and dump_minimal.sql.

SQL files allow you to make your installed template appear as at the template preview without any manual configuration.

dump_minimal.sql – is used to configure the template and make it appear as at the template Preview. Replaces your store configuration with the template …

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