Category Archives: Magento

Magento 2 – How to Add Google Fonts In Your Theme

Occasionally a client will want to be a bit more creative with texts and fonts than the fonts built into your Magento 2.x theme. Google fonts is a good solution for this, since they are readily available and it’s really … Continue reading

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Magento product page promotional block

Every once in a while, you have an aha moment. Mine was during a client’s 20% off promotion for a four day period. Client wanted to show some kind of banner to highlight their promotion. I implemented a block on … Continue reading

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Salt Lake City UT Magento Developer Development

Salt Lake City, UT is home to many eCommerce companies, perhaps the biggest of them being ancestry.com. Ancestry.com launched their online presence in 1996, being one of the early pioneers of ecommerce. Ancestry.com has millions of paid subscribers paying from … Continue reading

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Denver CO Magento Freelance Developer Development Company

Denver, CO is home to many eCommerce companies, perhaps the biggest of them being ebags.com. Ebags grew from the vision of five guys in 1998 into a company that’s the #1 online luggage retalier and has sold over 30 million … Continue reading

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Installing Magento 2 using MAMP Pro

Magento 2.x has required all kinds of gyrations to install locally on your Mac. Not anymore! Mamp Pro 4.1 has been updated to include MySQL 5.6, which is a requirement for installing Magento 2.x. That’s good news for developers who … Continue reading

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Magento – Adding thumbnail images via import

There are times when you just want to update the thumbnail images that magento uses on the category pages as well as on product pages. The default magento dataflow won’t let you do that, but you can use magento’s fast … Continue reading

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Magneto – Updating prices via import process

Updating product pricing on thousands of skus is easy and quick if you know how to use Magento’s import process (instead of the dataflow import, which has been deprecated as of Magento 1.5 due to slow import times). In order … Continue reading

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Magento – Home Page Holiday Messages

There are a number of ways to incorporate message blocks in a cms page, but sometimes you want to have it be easy to enable/disable/edit. For times like that, adding a static block via layout works best. It’s easy to … Continue reading

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Magento Request for Quote Form

There is an easy way to repurpose Magento’s contact form into a request for quote form. There are three steps to creating this request for quote form: The first step is to create a copy of the contacts/form.phtml template and … Continue reading

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Magento Free Shipping On Specific products

Sometimes the usual free shipping promotions won’t work in your store. For example, you may have some products that are very small and light to ship and some that aren’t. The solution is to create an attribute called free_shipping and … Continue reading

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