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Get correct Magento multi level categories page title and canonical url

Hello, I noticed there was a problem with the page titles and canonical urls for multi-level categories pages, for example if I have a category like this: ebook/fiction/general Magento 1.5.1.0 puts a wrong canonical url like this: http://example.com/ebook while it should be: http://example.com/ebook/fiction/general So we need a patch to fix this behavior and I will […]


Il caricabatterie universale PowerBrick di Feligan

Oggi recensisco questo magnifico prodotto della società Feligan (azienda di Reggio Emilia), il Powerbrick è il caricabatterie che vi lascerà a bocca aperta grazie alla sua flessibilità è in grado infatti di caricare tutti i device che avete con un unico apparecchio, discreto e molto funzionale. Ma andiamo al dettaglio, Powerbrick è una scatoletta dalle […]


Magento and Uservoice Single Sign-On Autenthication (Free extension)

Hello, I just wrote a small Magento extension to allow you the single sign-on between you Magento ecommerce site and your Uservoice support site. Based upon the original Uservoice documentation, you can install it (just copy the files into your Magento folder), you will find a new configuration settings under the left sidebar “USERVOICE SINGLE […]


Chrome and Android – A Potent Combination

If you’re a Google user when it comes to email, browsing the web, or using your phone, you’ll know that if there’s one thing the search-engine giant is good at, it’s integrating one Google idea into another seamlessly. Chrome and Android and two great examples, and there are a fair few examples of why you’ll […]


Magento problem with Paypal Express and new customer registration [Solved]

You know there is this problem with Magento 1.4.* and 1.5.*, if you are using Paypal Express as payment method and your customer is a new one, when she/he complete the order this is without account association (Customer Group 0 USER NOT LOGGED IN) and the new customer is not created. To solve this problem […]


AWS EC2 Manage Snapshot Backup with PHP SDK

This is a simple script based upon AWS SDK PHP to manage volume’s snapshots. It simply create one snapshot per volume (once you run it) and delete snapshot older then 1 month. Please provide your personal information by copying config-sample.inc.php into config.inc.php. Run the script backup-snapshots.php with your CRON. For example: # Auto AWS Snapshots […]


Magento add Bestseller products by date range

Here is how to get a collection of products best sold in a given date range (could be daily, monthly, weekly, etc…)


Magento adding you own custom RSS Feeds

You know you will need, before or after, to add your own custom RSS feeds to your Magento. For example, I needed to create some custom RSS Feeds to list bestseller products by date (bestseller weekly, monthly, etc…) How to do it? It’s quite complex but not so much if you follow this mini tutorial: […]


Magento adding downloadable product to cart by coding php

Probably you know it’s possible to add a product to the cart via querystring, but may be you prefer code a new module for your needs using Magento objects and methods. So adding a simple product is easy: But how to add a Downloadable product with its right link ? Just try this, it’s a […]


Magento Export products in custom XML [script]

If you have to export all or a part of your Magento products you can try this simple script which creates a products collection and writes a simple and custom XML file per product (but you can simply change it to write a single long XML file). Hope you enjoy it!


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