Adding multiple products to the cart simultaneously in Magento (Part 2)

A while ago I wrote about adding multiple products to the shopping cart simultaneously. It turns out this seems to have stopped working from Magento 1.4 or so. Up until now, I’ve not really had the time to look in detail to figure out why. Finally, this evening, I got some time. So I dug […]

Adding new attribute to Customer Account in Magento

I recently discovered that this is a right pig to get going. There’s plenty of “solutions” on the interwebs. Many seemingly either don’t work, don’t work as expected, or are complete hacks which makes your extension not modular (i.e; by executing the “addAttribute” function within a template, then removing it once it’s done). Here’s how […]

(Not very) Surprising revelation about Magento

So eBay has come out of it’s shell and exclaimed that it owns 49% of Varien, having invested $22.5m in the Magento project. That explains why the Paypal module is so tightly integrated within Magento, and is so much more powerful than anyone else could possibly think of making another payment module. Even Google Checkout’s […]

Getting value of Attribute Option and adding a new Attribute Option in Magento

This, I find, is a hard one to come across. At least, trying to find a sensible solution that just spits out a numerical value which, more often than not, is all you want. Needing to get the value of an option from a multi-option/dropdown attribute. Try this: public function getAttributeOptionValue($arg_attribute, $arg_value) { $attribute_model = […]

Update: Bug in Magento 1.4.1.1 core affecting Catalog Price Rules targetting Customer Groups

I blogged here regarding a bug in Magento’s core affecting Catalog Price Rules under promotions. This would effect, for instance, wholesale pricing. Well, Magento confirmed on the bug report that this was fixed in their new release, 1.4.2.0-RC1. I’ve tested this on my staging server and confirm that this is the case. Discount away!