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 […]

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 = […]

Amazon S3 CDN distribution for Menalto Gallery 3

Announcing a new module for Gallery 3 by Bluespider Technical Solutions: Amazon S3 CDN This module integrates deeply into the Gallery 3 code, and seamlessly redirects your web clients to your Amazon S3 bucket for content, leaving your web server only the task of serving up the Gallery 3 HTML pages. This module also hooks […]

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!

YouTube-esq module for Menalto Gallery v3

I’ve been using Gallery2 on my site now for a few years now. I’ve always had issues with it though, due to it’s somewhat overwhelming complexity, the templating system which I really couldn’t even get a grasp of, and based on some framework I really didn’t understand, I got reluctant to attempt to do anything […]