Posts tagged: Magento

Magento CSS Ordered / Unordered List Style in Product Description

Depending on your theme, lists of product short description may appear without any type as in "list-style: none". This happens when the default list style is defined 'none'. Make sure you define list styles separately for product short description, category description or other areas for such styles as a disc or an image. The fix will look like this: .short-description ul li { list-style-type: disc; list-style-position: inside; } .short-description ul li { list-style-type: disc; list-style-position: inside; }

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 - Homepage Not Using Three Column Layout

Do you see the two column layout being used for your homepage even when the three column layout is defined as the default layout in *page.xml? It's probably because the homepage is set to use the two column layout in CMS. Go to CMS -> Manage Pages. Find a page whose identifier is 'home' and click on it. Make sure the homepage that you enable uses 3 columns. You can update this by clicking Custom Design from the left menu. It's a nice feature that you can easily edit the homepage through CMS and you can assign a particular layout ...

Delete Test Orders in Magento Using MySql Queries

Many Magento users find it very disappointing not to be able to delete test orders or at least to make them removed from the Admin Sales page. It's a required step that merchants or developers place several test orders before they officially launch the site. Obviously, they don't want their test sales mixed in the regular sales reports. It's hard to believe, but there is no easy solution for this in Magento Admin panel. These MySql queries can be handy when you want a fresh start with your Magento store. This is not a definite solution because you ...

Magento Log Tables - Admin Log Cleaning

Magento saves visitor and URL access information in its log tables (log_url, log_url_info, log_visitor and log_visitor_info). These tables can be quite large and affect site performance if they are not maintained. Majority of people already have some kind of traffic analysis tool - one of the most popular tools is free Google Analytics - and they don't necessarily find Magento log tables very efficient. You can set up a log cleaning cron job through Magento Admin panel. Go to System -> Configuration. Click on System from the left menu (almost at the bottom). Open Log Cleaning area and change ...