Magento is a popular e-commerce platform with constantly growing usages for online stores and e-commerce websites. It provides loads of features to enable smooth online transaction for both, the buyers and sellers. There are some wonderful free extensions for Magento that can easily be used for the best possible results. In this article, 10 must-have free Magento extensions are discussed, like:Enhanced Admin Product Grid
Compatibility: 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 184.108.40.206, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6
Enhanced Admin Product Grid is a powerful Magento extension that helps to add a range of functional and customizable features to the admin. This extension allows addition of new columns and tools [...]
Quick method of retrieving and displaying Current Category title by echo in Magento.
< ?php //Get current category from registry $currentCategory = Mage::registry("current_category"); //Display the current Category Title echo $currentCategory->getName(); ?>
Probably many of Magento developers are aware of existence so called “validation” classes like “required-entry”(which is probably the most popular among all of them) but from time to time you need to use more sophisticated validation of your custom form fields – and for some of us that might become a problem, since far not all classes are described anywhere on a single page.
What i have decided to do is just copy/paste all class names together with their messages(both are selfexplanatory as you will see further) to ease life for those of us who are too lazy or just not experienced enough in Magento’s stuff.
First of all id like to mention that all of these classes can [...]
Google Analytics is a brilliant tool for tracking visits and learning more about your visitors. However, if you want a quick look at your webshops’ stats, logging in to your account is quite some hassle. To make things a little easier for you (and, if you are a webdesigner: to make things a little easier for your customers), we’ve created Analyticsdash; a simple, integrated overview of your most important stats directly accessible from your Magento admin panel.
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In order to manage your web site pages you need to navigate to the CMS section under the Magento admin area.
Click on the Manage Pages link in order to proceed with the pages’ modification:
You can edit a page by clicking on it. The Edit Page will open:
and modify it to your preference.
Static blocks is another useful option. For example, you can edit the footer block which contains the links located at the bottom of your main page:
The Polls section allows you to create and edit polls: