When is it time to fire your agency mid-project?

It happens to the best companies – a web development project starts going off the rails. 25% of web projects fail, according to New Bamboo (now Thoughtbot) research cited by ZD Net. When it...

Innovative New Magento Extensions for Developers!

The Enhanced Developer Tools Extension (Download)  When a page is loaded, that has not been cached, Magento processes well over 100 files. So, if you need to edit a page, this normally requires...

The Super Guide to Theming in Magento 2 – Part 1 of 3

Magento 2(M2) is vastly different in its structure than Magento 1.x. When you first crack the surface of this new platform, it can seem a little daunting. You might be asking yourself “Where...

Mage Titans: Jamersan’s Chris Manger speaking

Our own Chris Manger will be speaking at Mage Titans next week in Austin Texas! He’ll be presenting the topic The Swiss Army Knife of Magento Development.  Learn how to automate attribute...

Product Tags Not Part of Magento 2

What are product tags? Product tags in Magento allow users and admins to add keywords or phrases that help identify products and their features. For many users that run a Magento website, these can be...

Introduction to N98-Magerun

Introduction N98-Magerun (http://magerun.net/) is an essential tool for all Magento developers. It was developed and provided free of charge by netz98.de and it provides you with a simple to use...

Add a permanent link to a CMS page from the Category menu in Magento.

If you have ever needed to have a category link point to a Magento CMS page, I am sure that you are aware that there are a few different ways that you can go about doing this. Here are three of the...

Modern Design Tips for Developing an eCommerce Site

To say that eCommerce has grown tremendously over the past five years would be an understatement. Just as with the ever-evolving tech industry, the Internet has grown in leaps and bounds in recent...

What are Directives in Magento and How to Use Them

What is a Directive? From time to time, in Magento, you may run across code snippets with two squiggly opening and closing brackets. What are those “squiggly bracketed” snippets of code...

Remove “+” (plus symbol) from Custom Option Prices in Magento

Create the following file structure to avoid making any changes to the Magento Core files. app/code/local/Mage/Catalog/Block/Product/View/Options/Abstract.php Then open and and copy the content from...