Magento Tips

How to make sure that your Magento store is secure

How to make sure that your Magento store is secure

In this article we will accumulate several most important tips, which will help you to keep your Magento installation (and your customers data too) secure and safe from hackers attacks.

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How to disable Flash uploader in Magento

Disable Flash uploader in Magento

As you know, Google Chrome and Mozilla disabled Flash over security concerns recently. Mozilla said Flash would remain on the Firefox block-list until Adobe fixes all known vulnerabilities.

There is a problem for all Magento store owners, because Magento images uploader is Flash based. It means that if you will update your browser version (or it will be updated automatically) and Flash will be in the block-list, you will be not able to upload any images: product images or CMS images using Magento back-end.

In this article we will show, how to disable Flash uploader in Magento and prevent the Flash related issues once and forever.

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Four important tips to improve your e-shop

The Christmas season has been over for so long now and we have already got back into routine. So now is the time to think over the improvement and optimization of your online shop.

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Magento Tips: Apple touch icon for your Magento mobile theme

Apple touch icon for your Magento mobile theme

Beautiful icon for your Apple and Android visitors.

Are you sure that your Magento theme is 100% ready for Apple and Android mobile visitors? If so, try to visit your mobile website and add it to the smartphone desktop favorites links. Most likely you will see ugly re-sized favicon instead of beautiful desktop-like Apple or Android icon.

In this article I will show how to add nice looking touch icon to your Magento mobile theme and make your Magento mobile store better.

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Magento Tips: Manual activation of the Magento mobile theme

Manual activation of the Magento mobile theme

How to make mobile theme available for testing only for developer.

Usually switching to magento mobile theme being happened automatically basing on customers' user agent (i.e. browser). However, in case if you would like to test your mobile theme before publishing, this approach will not work because theme will be visible for all customers with mobile devices. In this article I try to describe how to make mobile theme available only for you by special link.

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Multi-store capabilities for Magento newsletter

If you use Magento multi-store feature, you possibly know that visitors of the store cannot sign up for newsletters of all multi-stores. Store visitor will be able to sign up only for one store.

Lets imagine that you have two multi-stores: one for Gifts and other for Chocolate. If some of your visitor will open Gifts store and sign up for Gifts newsletter, Magento will record it. However if the same visitor will come to Chocolate store the other day and submit his email in newsletter box, in this case Magento will remove his email from Gifts newsletter and add him to Chocolate newsletter. By default it is not possible to sign up for News of both stores.

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How to create a single page for customers registration and login in Magento

Single page for customers registration and login in Magento

In this article I will describe how to create single page for customers registration and login.

Your customers will see register and login forms on one page, without any pages reloading.

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How to migrate Magento Professional to Magento Community or Enterprise

How to migrate Magento Professional to Magento Community or Enterprise

In this article we will share universal instruction on how to migrate your Magento Professional store to Magento Community or Magento Enterprise.

The migration process is quite complex, so make sure that the developers who are responsible for this migration project are certified Magento developers.

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