Magento Themes and Magento Extensions

Magento How to get Previous & Next Product Buttons on Product view Page

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Posted on April 12th, 2013 | Posted by admin

If you want to make a good web store, installing Magento is not enough for that. First you should give priority about functional issues of your web store and always keep in mind about Magento’s features. Recently i implement Previous & Next product button on product view page for increase functionality of my web store. To do this i googled and find some good solutions. Here i share about that. You can implement that easily.

I inserted Previous & Next product button after the Product Name in product view page. which is like:

To implement Previous & Next product button you have to edit view.phtml file which is located in:

app/design/frontend/your-instance-name/your-theme/template/catalog/product/view.phtml

Add increment decrement Qty in Cart Magento

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Posted on April 11th, 2013 | Posted by admin

Add increment decrement Qty in Cart Magento

app\design\frontend\default\your theme\template\catalog\product\view\addtocart.phtm
<?php $_product = $this->getProduct(); ?>
<?php $buttonTitle = $this->__(‘Add to Cart’); ?>
<?php if($_product->isSaleable()): ?>

<?php if(!$_product->isGrouped()): ?>

<ul>
<li> <a href=”javascript:void(0)” onclick=”decrementQty(‘qty’);”><img src=”<?php echo $this->getSkinUrl(‘images’)?>/plus-icon-1.jpg” alt=”" border=”0″ /></a></li>
<li><input type=”text” name=”qty” id=”qty” maxlength=”12″ value=”<?php echo $this->getProductDefaultQty() * 1 ?>” title=”<?php echo

Magento Certification

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Posted on April 10th, 2013 | Posted by admin

In this month I am appearing for an exam of Magento certification. I hope for the best. I am more focused on the PDF that Magento has provided as reference guide.
One thing I would like to say its fun to read those things that you have done in practical and clear your concepts.
Wish me luck.

How to add Wishlist in Magento toplinks menu for only logged in user

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Posted on April 9th, 2013 | Posted by admin

Here is the simple method to add wishlist only for loggedin user in magento.
just go to your layout page that is app/design/frontend/PACKAGE7THEME/layout/local.xml and add following code

<customer_logged_in>
<reference name="top.links">
<action method="addLink" translate="label title" module="customer"><label>Log Out</label><url helper="customer/getLogoutUrl"/><title>Log Out</title><prepare/><urlParams/><position>100</position></action>
<action method="addLink" translate="label title" module="wishlist"><label>My Wishlist</label><path>wishlist</path><title>My Wishlist</title><prepare>true</prepare><urlParams/><position>110</position></action>
</reference>
</customer_logged_in>
<customer_logged_out>
<reference name="top.links">
<remove name="wishlist_link"/>
</reference>
</customer_logged_out>

Magento Installation Problems and Solutions

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Posted on April 8th, 2013 | Posted by admin

There are a few things that can trip you up when installing Magento.  When you run into one of these, it can be a cause for real frustration because Magento is not very enlightening about what went wrong. Typically you get the error page that tells you to read the error report (dump), and that’s not a great place for someone new to Magento to be sent.

I’ll quickly cover three problems that I’ve had to help people with recently:

Problem 1: Can’t Login to Magento Admin after Installation

So you ran through the whole Magento installation. You can get to the front end homepage, but when you click on the link to go to the backend, you cannot login using the admin account you created.

This can happen for a couple of reasons, neither are really Magneto related. They are due to browser limitations or a server misconfiguration.

Solution A

If you are using the Firefox browser, it has a problem setting cookies on domain names that do not have a “.” in them. Unfortunately for this one, you’ll have to delete your installation and start over. Choose one of these options:

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