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Why Customers do not Trust your Magento Store?

M-Connect Media

When you are taking a step into eCommerce, it is essential that you have a platform that is absolutely trustworthy as far as the features and components are concerned and customers should also feel comfortable while shopping on your website.  If they do not feel welcomed on the website, there is every chance that they will not come back to your website again and even more, they may leave your website then itself.  Do you want to know the reason why they left? The most essential component is they do not trust and this is your huge challenge on hand.  Here are few tips on how you can build and gain trust on your Magento store:

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Magento Theme Development: Information You Should be Aware of

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Magento-Theme-DevelopmentHaving prior information and knowledge about anything really helps.  The same applies to Magento theme development too!

An open source platform exclusively for conducting eCommerce, Magento has emerged as the sole platform to offer complete compliance to the ever evolving and dynamic market trends on the World Wide Web.  Magento is the sole platform that wins hands down when you question the developers about its effectiveness and efficiency.  The web developers’ community has unanimously accepted this platform as the ideal choice for the kind of security it offers to the store owners, for the kind of extensibility and flexibility that it offers to the store owners.  And, not to forget, the advanced functionalities that are a part of it.

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Way to create configuration settings for your Magento extension

My Tech Blog

Assuming you have knowledge on module creation!…

Step1: In your etc folder add system.xml file in this


To void permissions problem.

Step2: You need to add below xml in your extension config.xml file.


Below is the way to retrive values from above settings.


We will go little more in to it.
Ex: if we want to custom values other than just Yes/NO in the sorce model we have that also by doing below.

Create model in your module like

And add below tag in system.xml
instead of

We have few other default source_models available in the system like.

We have frontend_model also as below

For file upload add below.


Below is the reference of different field type we have in the system.

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8 Tips to Hire Right Magento Development Partner

You want to push your offline business in online segment then need to design an eCommerce system. There is two types of implementation like custom development and open source customization. Most of the business select open source tools to save time and manage their budget. Currently, Magento Commerce is the most preferable tool to build eCommerce website because of its advanced functionality and security.

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Importance Of Using Right ‘CONTENTS’ for SEO

Hire Magento Developers.

Search engine optimization (SEO) is perhaps the top most internet marketing strategies and plan making tool.


SEO is a core online marketing concept. You use a lot of keyword throughout your entire web site contents which in turn raises your web sites rankings on different search engines. When you do this people who search for keywords that you have chosen are more likely to get diverted to your website.

A very quality SEO advice would be writing appropriate and suitable meta tags on every single page of your web site. Description tags are very useful as they are the ones who provide textual data about your web site across the search engine results. Always remember to keep your meta tags short and limited to your real description of the website as search engines usually read and look for only a certain number of words anyways.

In the world of SEO…

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Solution For Admin Login Problem in Magento

magento 1.4 admin panel login issue
Its very irritating when I work on localhost and my things does not go in my way.
Same problem i did face when i looked to magento 1.4 community edition. I just looked in backend where same issue was there that was in magento 1.3. That was my admin panel was not showing me dashboard once i entered correct username and password.

so same way like in magento 1.3 i figured out

1. app\code\core\Mage\Core\Model\Session\Abstract\varien.php
2. $cookieParams = array(
‘lifetime’ => $cookie->getLifetime(),
‘path’ => $cookie->getPath(),
‘domain’ => $cookie->getConfigDomain(),
‘secure’ => $cookie->isSecure(),
‘httponly’ => $cookie->getHttponly()
to be replaced with
$cookieParams = array(
‘lifetime’ => $cookie->getLifetime(),
‘path’ => $cookie->getPath()
/* ‘domain’ => $cookie->getConfigDomain(),
‘secure’ => $cookie->isSecure(),
‘httponly’ => $cookie->getHttponly()*/

Update (For Magento 1.4.*)

In Magento 1.4, you have to comment code from line 86 to 98 in app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Session/Abstract/Varien.php. Like this:-

/* if (!$cookieParams[‘httponly’]) {
if (!$cookieParams[‘secure’]) {
if (!$cookieParams[‘domain’]) {

if (isset($cookieParams[‘domain’])) {
$cookieParams[‘domain’] = $cookie->getDomain();
} */

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Magento Events Cheat Sheet (1.7)

Joy'S Community

Magento uses a fantastic event hooking system, following the Observer Design Pattern, allowing additional functionality to be plugged in and out without modifying the core code.

This list of events is automagically extracted directly from the Magento codebase. It’s pretty unlikely that anything was missed but if you do notice something, get in touch.


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Custom System Configuration in Magento

Magento Planet

Magento provide a wide range to maintain the core details. Sometimes it is required to maintain some data in the admin-end, so that admin can change configuration as needed in different situation.

In order to have a module configuration in admin-end we can add the detail under System -> Configuration like other modules in Magento. For that we need to have a new xml file called system.xml under Namespace->ModuleName-> etc. in Magento local code pool. In system.xml we generally add all the system configuration details.

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