Adding an additional content block to your Magento page

Apr 12, 2012

It turns out that once you understand Magento’s complicated template/layout structure it becomes pretty easy to add content blocks wherever your website needs them. This is just a quick explanation of how that works. So first things first, find your page layout file. This will be under the app/design folder in your themes layout folder and will be named page.xml. This file contins an element called default that (in magento terms) is called a Hook.

Adding a CMS Block to your Magento footer

Mar 30, 2012

This is a really quick and simple tutorial to explain how to add a CMS Block to your Magento sites footer. It is a simple case of creating the block and a few lines of content added to your layout xml file, all of which I will explain below. First thing is to create a new CMS Block from Magento’s CMS menu and to add some content, taking note of the identifier that you have entered.

eCommerce and Magento with aheadWorks

Jan 11, 2012

You work regular hours in your office. You work from 9 to 5. Your days are basically the same. You’re tired, disappointed, unsatisfied or whatever. Why? Your daily routine is no longer good for you. Perhaps you need a change. Now it’s time for taking a step in a right direction. We live in the 21st century and it’s got lots of opportunities for motivated people. Grab your ideas and creativity and start your own business in the Internet.

Facebook for eCommerce

Dec 20, 2011

Nowadays it”s hard (if not impossible) to imagine the Internet without Facebook. Whether you want it or not, this social network has become a powerful source for everything that”s connected with people and the modern way of life. Besides its original function as a social networking site, Facebook has turned into a solid platform for online business. It”s no surprise that online store owners appreciate its importance in full measure as they make use of it every day.

Add flag icons to your Magento site header to switch currency

Dec 4, 2011

Out of the box Magento comes with support for multiple currencies to be allowed, even within the same store. If you need this there is a helpful little module that provides a dropdown for your sites sidebar to switch between them and although this is very functional it looks nicer, and I suspect users prefer it, to have currencies selected using icons – and to find them in the header somewhere.

Manage your online store with Magento Ecommerce

Nov 8, 2011

Manage your online store with Magento Ecommerce Article by Manish Rawat In this competitive online market, everyone is in quest for one or the other platform for a successful business enterprise. The market is down poured with various software and applications that offer one of the best possible services and ways to be able to manage your business well in the software arena.

Magento Ecommerce Services: What are the Benefits.

Nov 5, 2011

Magento Ecommerce Services: What are the Benefits. Article by Jitesh The online market has become very competitive these days. People are constantly looking for an opportunity to get hold of a platform that can help them create a successful business venture. The entire market is flooded with different software and applications that claim to offer one of the best possible services and options to help you run your business well.Magento service has come up with an excellent open source platform.

Hire Expert Magento Developer for Perfect Magento Ecommerce Development

Oct 27, 2011

Hire Expert Magento Developer for Perfect Magento Ecommerce Development Article by Dheeraj Prakash If you are looking for a perfect e-commerce development platform, think about Magento. It is the new generation of ecommerce! Most businesses are opting for Magento development over other traditional applications when it comes to ecommerce website development. The idea is not just to sell products but to sell an experience.

Benefits of Using Magento Ecommerce

Oct 7, 2011

Benefits of Using Magento Ecommerce Article by Mathew Sam Your online business deserves only the best. Because you put great effort into the venture, you need to get only the best for it. Several programs exist in the Internet for organizing your site as well as offer you ways to manage your IT infrastructure. However, not all of them provide you with efficient ways to deal with the most common issues you are facing.