Magento Themes and Magento Extensions

Magento: Add Product To Cart By SKU – Form

Posted on June 2nd, 2011 | Posted by admin

Today I had to figure out how to create a way for people to add a product to their cart by just entering in a SKU and a quantity. They call it the “Quick Order.” It is really quite simple to implement if you want to add this functionality to your site.

Disclaimer: I’m sure there’s a much better way to do this, but, this method works just fine for me.

First thing – create a new CMS page (or put this code in one of your templates). I used a new CMS page called “Quick Order.” Here’s the code for the form. You can style it up however you’d like:

Programatically add bundle product to cart in Magento

Posted on May 26th, 2011 | Posted by admin

Programatically add bundle product to cart in Magento

Sometimes, clients requirements exceed the defaults built into the Magento. Recently we came across a task that among other things required manipulation of bundle products in Magento. In order to help my coworker Tomas I wrote this little code snippet that

Custom checkout cart – How to send email after successful checkout

Posted on May 8th, 2011 | Posted by admin

Custom checkout cart

Recently I have been working on a custom checkout page for one of our clients in Sweden. I had some trouble figuring out how to send default Magento order email with all of the order info. After an hour or so of studying Magento core code, here is the solution on how to send email after successful order has been made.

What is the best shopping cart?

Posted on May 6th, 2011 | Posted by admin

If you try to ask this question on some forum or newsgroup, you will surely get many replies. Everyone will present you his favorite. My first developed online store was created with standard osCommerce platform. After three or four projects, I started to work with CRE Loaded and used it frequently for years.  Although it was also an osCommerce fork, it had many advantages. I switched to Magento™ early this year and this is my final choice.

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