Vyacheslav Fedorenko

Magento upgrade guide: Magento 1.3.x, 1.4.x, 1.5.x, 1.6.x, 1.7.x, 1.8.x and 1.9.x (1.9.2.1) upgrade process.

Last update: September 02, 2015

Magento upgrade

This is the most comprehensive description of the Magento 1.3.x, 1.4.x, 1.5.x, 1.6.x, 1.7.x, 1.8.x and 1.9.x (1.9.2.1) upgrade process.

Additionally It contains step-by-step instructions and troubleshooting information.

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Adding your own controller to Magento Enterprise Edition Full Page Cache

Magento performance

Magento Enterprise Edition (Magento EE) have a lot of features. One of them is "Full Page Caching" (FPC), which increase store performance and makes store pages to load much faster.

By default Magento EE caching works for category, product, CMS pages. If you want to create your own controller the response will be dynamically generated for it, and FPC will be not used. To add your own controller to FPC you need to add some modifications in your source code.

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Magento performance: Optimization of Magento configurable products. Part 2.

Magento performance

In my previous article I wrote about performance issues when you have many attribute options for configurable attribute. Here I will provide you with several tips on how to increase performance if you have configurable products with many associated products (100 associated products and more).

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How to share Magento cart between several Magento multi-stores

share magento cart between multi-stores

If you have multi-stores configured in your Magento and you want to have single cart for all multi-stores this article is what you need.

All your multi-stores will be not separate websites, they all will have single cart (share cart content between multi-stores).
Also your customers will have single account for all multi-stores.
 



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Migration from X-Cart to Magento

Migration to Magento

Using our methodology and our Magento import scripts you will be able to successfully transfer customers data, categories data, products data from X-Cart to Magento platform.

Besides data migration process description we published here special Magento extension. Our extension will allow you and your customers to see X-Cart orders in your Magento admin and storefront. You can download the Magento extension and import scripts here.

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Magento performance: Optimization of Magento configurable products

Magento performance: Optimization of Magento configurable products

If you use configurable products in your Magento store and your super attribute have a lot of options (thousands of options), you can experience the following performance issues:

  • Loading time of a configurable product page is more than other pages (especially when Magento cache is disabled)
  • When you add a configurable product to store cart, cart page become slow
  • When configurable product is added to store cart, all store pages become slow

In this article I will show how to debug such issues and how to fix the speed issue I described above.

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Magento performance: Optimize MySQL settings for your Magento database using Tuning Primer shell script

The Tuning Primer is a shell script that allows you to review the MySQL settings and make adjustments to increase Magento database performance and stability. The script will analyze MySQL statistics and provide you with recommendations on how to fine-tune your MySQL server.

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Magento development: Add new Total row to Magento Shopping cart / Checkout

In this article I will show how to add a new Total row e.g. "Insurance" to Magento Shopping cart / Checkout.

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Magento Development, Development