Posts tagged: Magento Installation

Magento - Moving Directory from Test to Live

Many Magento users try the application out first on sub-directory or test directory. A lot of times, moving an application from test directory to live directory can be hectic and time-consuming. Luckily, it is relatively easy to move Magento from one directory to another withing the same server. Backup everything. Update the unsecure / secure URLs via the Admin panel. System -> Configuration -> Click Web from the left menu. i.e.) Change http://www.mycompany.com/test/ to http://www.mycompany.com. When you save the new URLs through the Admin panel, it will show error messages after you're done. This happens because the Admin can't be redirected ...

Magento & Wordpress Integration

Magento is a well architectured, open-source e-commerce platform that are widely used these days. It has many professional and flexible functionalities, but one of the lacking features is a blogging tool. Its CMS is suitable to write static pages for websites, not for blogging. But there is another great open-source blogging software that is loved by numerous bloggers, WordPress. Integrating these two tools is not generally a big issue. There are a couple of ways to integrate Magento e-commerce store with WordPress blog. - You can install Magento plug-in to integrate WordPress. This extension allows you to manage ...

Magento Installation Problem - MySQL Access Denied

I was installing Magento on one of my commercial sites just to try it out and ran into this installation problem: SQLSTATE[28000] [1045] Access denied for user ......# 'root'@’localhost’ (using password: YES) # Database connection error ... The error message explains itself: there is a database connection issue and it's probably because either your username and / or password don't match or your account doesn't have the privilege for this execution. My question was exactly about that, too. "Why does it try to access MySQL database using the 'root' account? " I'm using shared hosting service from HostGator for this site, and I don't have ...