Magento Themes and Magento Extensions

Creating Magento order programmatically

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Posted on April 27th, 2015 | Posted by admin

If you’re working with Magento , most probably you’ll face a situation when you need existing fake orders, and there are none at the moment. It’s not relevant to create orders (or customers) using the Magento interface, as you can do it programmatically, which takes less time and effort.

This action can be of great help if you need to create a number of orders quickly to test your store features.

Now, in this article I’ll explain now to create Magento orders programmatically, also adding information on creating customers programmatically, as these two actions are closely connected.

Getting Started with a Website Translation Quote

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Posted on April 13th, 2015 | Posted by admin

In order to create a quote for a website translation project, a series of tasks and metrics are required to build the quote and determine website translation costs:

  • Common metrics used for actual translations, or as the trade calls it, Translation-editing-proofing (TEP), are typically per word.
  • Desktop publishing (formatting) costs can be calculated per hour or per page.
  • Graphic localization (text inside graphics) costs can be calculated per hour.
  • Translation companies should also include a glossary development step and project management fee.

Google Rich Snippets Magento Extension

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Posted on April 1st, 2015 | Posted by admin

Every shopkeeper would like to highlight their products among search results in order to get more organic traffic. Google Rich Snippets is the easiest and most efficient way to do that. Snippets is few lines of text that appear under every search result that are designed to give users a sense for what’s on the page and why it’s relevant to their query. They give users quicker access to information. And by the way it’s presented in the search results it draws a user’s attention to relevant results. Finally it will increase the click-through rates (CTR) and lessen the bounce-rate. According to SEOMOZ you can get up to 30% click through rate increase with Google Rich Snippets installed.