25 Retro WordPress Theme Designs For Vintage Appeal

A retro WordPress theme is a welcome change from the usual trendy and modern websites that we come across regularly. Although people are constantly immersed in a fast game of constantly changing ideas and fashion, a significant number hate being dependent on different external factors. They prefer styles that are more stable, like minimalist or…

Executing Magento Indexer From Shell

In some situation when you want to re-index Magento catalog you will get an error message or reindex process will be broken. This problem is appearing when you have a lot of products in database and limited server resource. You can try to reindex from command line or shell. In Magento there is folder with…

How do I disable Magento Compiler?

Last update: 2013-01-20 Magento Compiler feature should be disabled on any changes in loaded Magento classes, in other words, you need to disable Magento Compilation every time before installing new extension or initiating upgrade/downgrade/installation or removal of any Magento module.   To disable Magento Compiler you can use one of the following methods:   Admin Interface navigate to System >…

How to get current currency in Magento

We know Magento support multiple currency. I have found the solution to check current currency in the Magento site frontend To get Current Currency < ?php echo $currency_code = Mage::app()->getStore()->getCurrentCurrencyCode(); ?> If you looking for current currency symbol use : < ?php echo Mage::app()->getLocale()->currency(Mage::app()->getStore()->getCurrentCurrencyCode())->getSymbol(); ?>

Inline translation in Magento

If you need translations for your site but translation packs are not fully translated, then inline translation is very nice feature. In this post I will cover entire process for inline translation in Magento. So I assume that you already instaled your language packs, and that you created diferent store views for diferent languages. Next…

Moving from a Drobo to a Synology NAS

I’ve been using a Drobo connected a Mac Mini server for about 5 years. It’s performed well and I have not had a single complaint about the device. I’ve had at least six disk failures and the Drobo handled them like a champ. But things die and I like to be prepared. I expect this…

The 10 Top Text Editors for OS X

Obviously, the text editor is a key tool for any coder. There’s a lot of different uses for one: you can take simple notes or you can write thousands of lines of code. This article will help you find the right text editor for you. Espresso     Espresso turbo-charges your workflow with the…

The 7 Best Free FTP Apps for Your Mac

FTP, or File Transfer Protocol, is the standard way of transferring files between your computer and your server, whether it be shared or dedicated. One of the nice things about FTP is the fact that you can view and edit the entire file structure of your website or file server remotely, without ever touching your server. In order…

20 Latest Vector Tutorials 2013

Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool for creating vector graphics which can use for web and graphic design. Vector Tutorials are the best way to learn trendy styles and effects. Tutorials can provide a lot of help, step by step presentation of a thing that made it easy to learn and understand. Illustrator is a tool which is widely…

45+ Great WordPress Bootstrap Themes

With WordPress Bootstrap themes, you get all the benefits from the hard work Twitter put into the Bootstrap CSS framework loaded into your website. Twitters Bootstrap CSS framework have received a lot of attention and it is one of the most active and popular projects on Github. Originally, Twitter designed Bootstrap for controlling page layout…

Magento Template Path Hints – In Admin!

If you love template path hints in Magento for quickly figuring out which template file or block you need to edit or override and have a requirement for some admin side coding, you are going to love this.You might not have thought it was possible to enable template path hints in admin, but it is! Just run…

Pure CSS3 Navigation Menu Generators and Tutorials

The introduction of CSS3 has brought great possibilities for web designers and developers. With the support of 3D transform, CSS3 animation and advanced styling, it’s possible to build a navigation menu without Javascript but still able to display it with visually impressive subtle animation and styling. Depend on how much time you have, we have…

HTML5 forms input types

In the first article in this series we looked at the history of HTML5 forms and many of the new attributes available to us. In this second and final part of the series, we’ll look at the new input types available in HTML5. As we’ll see, these new features will go a long way toward making your…

12 WordPress Admin Bar Plugins to Increase Your Options and Control

The WordPress admin bar is nice, but sometimes you need more options for it, such as showing it or not, adding links to it, changing its color, and more. These twelve plugins greatly expand your admin bar options. 1. Custom Admin Bar (DOWNLOAD HERE) Of course there’s no better place to start this list than…

CSS Masking

Two commonly used operations in computer graphics are clipping and masking. Both operations hide visual portions of an element. If you have worked with SVG or HTML Canvas before, these operations are probably not new for you. Clipping defines the region of an element that is visible. Everything around this region does not get rendered – it gets “clipped”.…

Aleo free font

Aleo Free Font is a contemporary typeface designed as the slab serif companion to the Lato font by Łukasz Dziedzic. Aleo has semi-rounded details and a sleek structure, giving it a strong personality while still keeping readability high. The family comprises six styles: three weights (light, regular and bold) with corresponding true italics.   The Aleo font family…

Use a Single External Hard Drive for Time Machine Backups and File Storage

Having regular backups of your Mac is a necessity, and there is really no easier way to consistently back up your Mac than by using the excellent Time Machine feature of OS X. But with the enormous size of external hard drives and their prices becoming cheaper and cheaper, it’s not always necessary to dedicate an…

35 Website Designs with a Great Concept

You may very well be wondering what we mean by the title of this article! Aren’t all websites built on a concept? Well, yes, of course they are, but this collection is full of designs that you wouldn’t necessarily marry up with the product or service being offered, or are just very off-beat or different in…

Self Hosted Shopping Carts: Magento and WooCommerce Compared

Magento There are always people debating about Magento hosting, and whether you need Magento optimized hosting. The fact is a successful Magento webshop does require a lot of server resources. A simple installation of Magento can run on basically any type of hosting or server though, as long as you have a minimum memory allotment of 256…

4 Very Useful WordPress Plugins That You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

WordPress plugins have made our lives so, so much easier. In fact, there are already nearly 25,000 plugins developed. And there are plenty of articles all over the internet featuring the most popular and the most known WordPress plugins that will turn your website into a powerful CMS, blog, forum, etc. I am here to…