Magento Themes and Magento Extensions

Product Offer extension: adds bargain options to your web-store

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Posted on December 28th, 2011 | Posted by admin

Are you looking for an extension that allows customers to bargain right in your web-store? Customers generally want to pay for goods at the cheapest price and many bargain when purchasing. Therefore, if they are enabled to offer lower prices, customers’ motivation to buy products will increase greatly. Try our new released extension- Product Offer to add the desired function to your site!

How it works?

Customers offer a lower price right in the product page. Administrators then give feedback also right in the page along with sending an email notice: accept, refuse, or make new offers which in turn may be accepted or refused by customers.

How to add Facebook and Twitter buttons into Magento site

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Posted on December 28th, 2011 | Posted by admin

Social network is becoming very popular these days. Almost web-store owners want to integrate great features from Facebook, Twitter… into their websites. Indeed, it’s a very nice way to advertise and promote products, and Magestore does not stay out of the trend. Browse our site and you will see that we have Send, Like button for Facebook fan page, Twitter share for Twitter in all product pages. If you are also interested, follow my article

Well, there is no magic here. It’s really simple. Facebook and Twitter already provide you all tools to create these buttons. I will show you how to add these buttons for different product pages.

Setting Up Featured Products In Magento

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Posted on December 27th, 2011 | Posted by admin

ecommerce shops feel the urge to showcase their special products or featured products either on their shop’s home page or category listing pages depending upon the requirement. Various ecommerce scripts have already developed this feature and you will see a dropdown or a radio button to mark a product as featured. Unfortunately, Magento doesn’t provide this option by default. There are numerous Magento extensions available which will do the job including our Featured product slider which creates the custom attribute called “featured” and shows on product catalog page (admin) but if you are looking for a extension free solution then read on.

Creating new custom attribute called “Featured”

First of all you will have to create a custom attribute called “featured”. Go to Catalog => Manage Attribute => Add New and enter “featured” as attribute code. Choose Scope as “Global” or choose as per your website. Under Catalog Input Type choose “Yes/No” (you can not change this once an attribute is created).

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Adding New Payment Module In Magento

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Posted on December 27th, 2011 | Posted by admin


There are certain cases where you find the need to add new Payment Method (Payment Gateway) in a Magento store. Especially if the Magento store owner wishes to use a specific payment gateway not available in default Magento installation. Adding a new Magento Payment Module is not difficult but requires a little bit of programming at your end. In this article i am going to elaborate on how to add a new payment module (Payment Gateway) to your existing Magento Installation which will accept credit cards, authorize credit card when the order is placed and saves order ID in payment record.

A Complete Rewrite of Old Magento

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Posted on December 23rd, 2011 | Posted by admin

If sources are to be believed then Magento 2 should be the complete rewrite of Magento and it’s been in talks since it was declared but besides promises nothing is released yet. Roy Rubin says that Magento 2 is underway and they have posted in their blogs too so lets wait and see when they will release Magento 2. Ideally problems like database complexity, slow performance will be taken care of in Magento 2 but there are few more things which Magento 2 will offer i.e.:

  • Clear processes and transparency
  • Improved product quality
  • Improved performance and scalability
  • Improved product security
  • Enhanced Modular architecture
  • Improved coverage of Web APIs
  • Simplified customization process and learning curve
  • Improve Multi-language support
  • Improve education and product documentation for merchants and developers
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