Magento Themes and Magento Extensions

How to disable customer reviews in Magento

Posted on April 1st, 2013 | Posted by admin

This knowledgebase explains how to disable the Customer Reviews link from displaying in your product page. The easiest way to disable / turn off customer reviews (“Be the first to review this product” link) is to disable it at the “Disable Module Output” level. To do this, login to your Magento Admin Panel and go to System -> Configuration. Select Advanced from the left navigation select Disabled in the drop down for theMage_Review module.

Automatically create up-sells widgets based on customer purchase info

Posted on March 2nd, 2013 | Posted by admin

In  magento Use the following simple script to automate your up-sells widgets creation based on your customer orders info.
Save the script as autoUpSells.php and run it through cron jobs to create up-sells from orders with processing status.

Adding Custom Customer Attributes

Posted on January 2nd, 2013 | Posted by admin

If you you ever have a need to extend the customer profile within magento and add additional attributes to it, here is a good explanation on how to accomplish that.

In the example below, we will add hidden attributes which will later be used for importing clients and passwords from another system into Magento.

To do this, we need to create a separate module and we will use the MCorner namespace for it.

  1. Create NAMESPACE folder under app/code/community/MCorner
  2. Create module folder “CustomerAddCustomAttr” as we will use this one as the name of our module
    • app/code/community/MCorner/CustomerAddCustomAttr
  3. Create Folders
    • app/code/community/MCorner/CustomerAddCustomAttr/etc
    • app/code/community/MCorner/CustomerAddCustomAttr/Model/Resource/Eav/Mysql4
    • app/code/community/MCorner/CustomerAddCustomAttr/sql/CustomerAddCustomAttr_setup
  4. Create the config.xml file
    • app/code/community/MCorner/CustomerAddCustomAttr/etc/config.xml
  5. Inside the config.xml file copy and paste the code below:

4 ways to increase your customer loyalty of your Magento website

Posted on October 25th, 2012 | Posted by admin

Customers are the most vital asset of a company. Without them, the company would not and could not exist. A lot of companies spend a lot of time and money on customer service, revamping what customer service means, building customer relationship management (CRM) system, etc. However, as a Magento site owner, you may not have enough budget to investigate in customers service, but how could you enhance the customers service so as to increase your customers loyalty?

Here are four ways you can take your customer service into next level.

Optimize your “Thank You.” email templates

Magento provides great email system all the way round from customer registration, new orders, new shipment, invoice, sign up for newsletter etc. Most of us will modify the email templates to say thank you to the customers. Chances are good that “thank you” can make customers happy as they are seen by every single one of your customers. The question is: have you optimized the ‘thank you’ email template?

Magento Customer Goes Primetime!

Posted on September 22nd, 2012 | Posted by admin

You are the world leader in the militaria industry with thousands of Military Collectibles and Antiques. To operate an online business of this magnitude, you need to be able to have the flexibility and scalability to grow your business, which is why International Military Antiques chose Magento Enterprise as its platform in 2010.

Given their market dominance, the IMA is now the subject of a new television series on the National Geographic Channel entitled Family Wars. Every day is a live-fire exercise for Christian and Alex, who buy, sell, trade, and restore some of the world’s rarest firearms. But with two experts in the family under one warehouse roof, the office politics can be as explosive as the weapons being sold! The show premieres on September 12th at 10PM. Be sure to check it out!