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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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Migration to the Magento platform

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The migration from the deprecated eCommerce platforms to Magento Community or Magento Enterprise is a very popular customer request.

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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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Images re-size in Magento

Images re-size in Magento

In this article I will show how to use re-size parameters of Magento.

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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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Showcase: Magento Upgrades 2013

Showcase: Magento Upgrades 2013

Here we will share some examples of the stores that were successfully upgraded recently by our team of certified Magento developers.

We offer quality upgrade services and here you can find real and live examples of Magento 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6 and Magento Professional stores which were upgraded to the latest stable Magento versions without any loss in sales and customer data.

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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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