Customers and Customer Groups in Prestashop 1.7

April 27, 2016 / Posted in Prestashop by Andrey Dubina
Customers and Customer Groups in Prestashop 1.7
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Simple things can be slightly different when you work with a new version of the platform you are used to work with.

Let’s check together how to create customers and customer groups in Prestashop 1.7 and whether it will be difficult for people who are used to work with previous versions of Prestashop to work with the new version. (more…)

How to Hide Notifications About Modules’ Updates in Prestashop

April 22, 2016 / Posted in Prestashop by Alex Simonchik
How to Hide Notifications About Modules’ Updates in Prestashop
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Quite often when customizing your Prestashop you may need to modify the code of the default modules. Prestashop has recently opened the possibility to override modules. But unfortunately this feature still leaves much to be desired, that is why most of the developers still prefer to make changes in the code of the default modules. This article would be also useful for those, who are still using the old version of Prestashop and are using some custom modules. (more…)

How to Use RabbitMQ Queue in Extensions For Magento 2.0 EE

April 18, 2016 / Posted in Magento, Magento 2.0 by Artsem Miklashevich
How to Use RabbitMQ Queue in Extensions For Magento 2.0 EE
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Quite often we may need to run in background some resource demanding task to avoid interfering with the main task that is being performed at the same time. It is quite easy to arrange this with the help of queues: we put a task in a queue, and the system carries it out in accordance with the amount of available resources. It is possible to arrange such queues using third party applications, such as RabbitMQ or Gearman. You can also do the job perfectly well even without such third party tools. For instance, instead of RabbitMq for Magento 2.0 EE perfectly suits Mysql + cron, but this solution may have certain disadvantages if compared to real queue-solutions: first off, cron is running as a cycle so you are not able to immediately react on adding of a record into the queue. Secondly, using such a scheme makes it quite difficult to parallel a queue. Magento 2.0 EE gives you the possibility to use queues not only on the basis of Mysql+cron, but also on the basis of RabbitMq. (more…)

Big Day Release: “Apply To” Attribute Option FREE for Magento 2.0

April 13, 2016 / Posted in Magento, Magento 2.0 by Oleg Semenov
Big Day Release: “Apply To” Attribute Option FREE for Magento 2.0
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The new “Apply To” Attribute Option extension offers a cool feature to control and manage product attributes in your store. Now you have an opportunity to assign product attributes only to specific types of products, so that the assigned attributes will be available only in the settings of the specified types of products in your admin panel. This considerably reduces the amount of unnecessary fields which you have to scroll through in the product preferences when needing to find the required attribute. (more…)