Oct
28
2014

[Solved] Magento: Change “Choose An Option” text in configurable product dropdown – goedkope trouwjurken

There’s a lot you can change in your goedkope trouwjurken Magento theme in the relevant .phtml files, but some things are not quite as easily changed as others. One of these things that is not so easy to change is the “Choose An Option” text that appears as the default (null) option for product options (such… Read more »

Aug
26
2014

How to solve Magento not running in an iframe

If you’ve attempted to embed your Magento store in an iframe recently and it hasn’t loaded, a new setting in Magento 1.9 Community Edition and Magento Enterprise Edition 1.14 may well be the cause: Magento has disabled embedding by iframe by default. Enabling embedding by iframe for your Magento store Log in to your store’s administration… Read more »

May
21
2014

Setting all products to list by default in Magento category pages

If you have a smaller Magento store with a relatively small number of products and categories, it can be useful to customers to list all products per category in one page in Magento. Luckily, setting all products to list in a category by default is quite an easy change to achieve in Magento. The changes… Read more »

Nov
25
2013

Three things to consider before migrating your website to Magento

We receive a healthy number of requests each month for migrating existing ecommerce websites to the Magento platform, and there are a number of things worth considering before you move to Magento. The benefits of migrating to Magento There can be huge benefits to moving your store to Magento’s platform, including: Magento is one of… Read more »

Nov
11
2013

How to disable Magento “short description” field for products

Magento has a lot of “sensible defaults” as settings, but we find time and time again, we end up disabling the short description field for product pages in Magento. Disabling the short description attribute for your store tends to be for a few reasons: the client is importing contents from another during a site migration… Read more »

Jun
10
2013

WordPress showing 2 meta descriptions in < head >

We came across this situation today, where, after installing a meta plugin for WordPress, two meta descriptions were appearing in our WordPress website’s <head>. In the HTML source of the WordPress website we were working on, we found this: <meta name=”description” content=”1st meta content not wanted by the client” /> <meta name=”description” content=”Client’s actual desired…

Apr
8
2013

How to blank all page content in MediaWiki

One of our MediaWiki clients wanted us to blank all of the content within their wiki, so they can start their annually recurring project from scratch on the same platform as last year. Here’s how we blanked all content in their MediaWiki: Access your wiki’s database administration tool (we tend to use phpMyAdmin). Ensure you’ve… Read more »

Mar
25
2013

Magento CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST error with SagePay

A handful of Magento clients on Magento support plans have had this issue: SagePay misbehaving on their checkout (or one page checkout) pages and producing a CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST error from their Magento store. Luckily, it’s fixed in SagePaySuite’s latest version, so if you can, just update the module in Magento Connect Manager! What is the CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST error? The… Read more »

Mar
20
2013

What are MediaWiki Namespaces and what is their purpose?

Part of dealing with open source software is being part of the community, and as MediaWiki is a large part of the work we do, I spend at least a few minutes most days looking at mwusers.com, the unofficial MediaWiki form. One query that popped up today was this one, which asked about the use… Read more »