Perhaps no one will argue that today Mаgentо is one of the most popular and perhaps the most functionally rich CMS in the field of E-commerce. However, it is also true that the information on how to administer and configure Mаgentо is often taken as some sort of a secret knowledge scattered by small pieces all over the Internet: you can find something on Magento Commerce, much has been already described at Magento Stack Exchange and Stack Overflow but still the main source for shop owners and beginning administrators are some scrappy blogs of some experienced developers.
Recently Pасkt Publishing has issued 2 books that can be regarded as a complete how-to guide for beginners.
The phrase Mobile Commerce was originally coined in 1997, to mean “the delivery of
electronic commerce capabilities directly into the consumer’s hand, anywhere, via wireless technology.” Many choose to think of Mobile Commerce as meaning “a retail outlet in your customer’s pocket.”
According to BI Intelligence in January 2013, 29% of mobile users have now made a purchase with their phones. Walmart estimated that 40% of all visits to their internet shopping site in December 2012 were from a mobile device. Bank of America predicts $67.1 billion in purchases will be made from mobile devices by European and U.S. shoppers in 2015. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_commerce)
We have created a page for our legendary Magento Facebook Connect & Like Free extension. The fact that it has been installed on over 12k+ online stores is impressive enough for the module to settle down on its own territory.
You are welcome to hang out on these pages. Here you can learn more about Facebook Connect & Like Free, check out its info, user guide, release notes and screenshots; browse through the viagra buy sites where the extension’s installed, read the feedback and info about Pavel Novitsky – Magento Developer Plus, the one, who has developed this module.
We, as always, are happy to remind you that the extension is totally free!
Boo! Trick or treat? Scared yet?! Not so much? Well, you should be – Halloween’s coming! While preparing yourself for a very special holiday, sharpening the knives for pumpkin carving and redesigning used duds, make sure your store looks all spooky and cool.
With Magento Halloween Promotions Free you can enhance your eShop with a nice Halloween feature, giving it a scary, All Hallows’ Eve look and allowing promoting any products, both Halloween-related and not. The extension is totally free!
At the end of the article, most patient readers can find a special Halloween surprise from BelVG!
We started explaining how Magento loads and manipulates configuration information here.
The next step is writing config into cache, if it is enabled.
Our configuration is formed by now, but besides compiling this .xml file, we need to obtain data from it somehow. Let’s go back to Mage.php.