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Using Redis for cache

Using Redis for cache

We recommend using Redis for caching in Magento 1, instead of the file cache.  For most updated Magento installs you need to only add this to your local.xml, very old versions may need to add the Redis module itself. Add this code below the session save path (or...

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Update base URLs or change site name

Update base URLs or change site name

Cache Management Base URLs are one of the most important parts of Magento and they cause constant trouble for our customers. The good thing is, by knowing about them you will save yourself infinite time and feel like a wizard. Within the Magento admin, these values...

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Transaction emails or newsletters not sending

Transaction emails or newsletters not sending

Check to see if the Magento cron is set to run, it controls sending those emails or and any other task scheduled within Magento that might send an email. If it is set, check to see if it's executing properly with n98 tools or via the cron_schedule table.  Two of the...

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Reindex Magento

Reindex Magento

Magento depends on the indexers to keep your site up to date and to do its magic quickly.  For Magento 1.X there are two ways to index: Command-lineVia the Magento admin Reindex via the Magento Admin To reindex follow these steps: Log into your Magento store...

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Patching Magento: How-To Guide

Patching Magento: How-To Guide

How To Patch Magento Introduction While the fine folks over at Magento work tirelessly to improve Magento, part of that process is discovering critical bugs and, subsequently, creating patches to fix them. Applying these patches can be a daunting task for those of us...

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Using memcached for sessions

Using memcached for sessions

Using your database or db for sessions is not recommended. Although the files setting for sessions in Magento is great, you may want to use Memcache. Step-by-step guide Log into the server or access your Magento files via FTP/SFTP.Open local.xml for the Magento...

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Cache Management

Cache Management

The Cache Management DashboardFlushing the Cache Flushing Redis Cache    The Cache Management Dashboard The Magento cache in Magento 1.X is managed under System->Cache Management After clicking that link you should see a full list of your caches, similar to...

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Invoicing printing blank or 500 error

Invoicing printing blank or 500 error

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/17022829/magento-blank-empty-page-whene-printing-invoice-on-backendIf you moved to a server with PHP 5.4, you might get blank invoices from your admin when using the Print Invoice button. If you Googled this, you probably found yet...

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Securing MAGMI Data Import Tool

MAGMI (Magento Mass Importer), the popular Magento Data Import Tool, is often used without any protection in its default location (/magmi/web/magmi.php). Unsecure implementation of Magmi can give full access to a Magento installation, especially taking into account...

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Tips to secure your Magento store

Tips to secure your Magento store

Although Magento is one of the leading eCommerce platforms that businesses use to build and manage webstores, yet security is one aspect that is neglected by a lot of Magento store owners and developers. eCommerce sites are very attractive targets because of the...

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