Fixing Magento Category Order Problems

Fixing Magento Category Order Problems

Recently, one of our clients could not get their product categories to appear in the order set in the Magento Catalog > Manage Categories screen. No matter how they dragged and dropped the categories, the ones near the top would not display as intended on the front...
New Magento Book Coming in May

New Magento Book Coming in May

After months of diligent work, my book, Mastering Magento, is scheduled for publication next month from Packt Publishing, one of the world’s largest publishers of computer-related books. This Magento book is aimed at all levels of users, especially Magento users...
Fix for Passing Magento Session IDs

Fix for Passing Magento Session IDs

We often use shared SSL’s when building e-commerce sites. It’s a convenient way of hosting multiple stores without having to purchase separate SSL certificates for each site. Most of our e-commerce clients manage multiple stores within a single Magento or...
Understanding Magento Cron Jobs

Understanding Magento Cron Jobs

Apparently many Magneto developers are a bit confused about how Magento cron jobs work. It’s easy to know why. In the Magento backend, there’s a Cron configuration screen where you can set the frequency at which cron schedules are to be processed, under...
What Does Google Know?

What Does Google Know?

One big security topic, widely discussed today, revolves around the protection of our privacy as we surf the Web. We’ve long known and understood that e-commerce websites we visit keep track of information about our shopping preferences, habits, even what...