The CloudZoom extension library has been updated, so the latest official version is 1.0.3. This is the second update for our modules – version 1.0.5. (more…)
Author: Mishel Soiko
- Beautiful Zoomer
- Multifunctional slider
If I ask you how to make some information from a product page display in a pop-up you will most probably say that it is an easy task to do. Just pass the product id via ajax-request and then load the product object in the controller and thus you can generate any information.
Yes, this is really easy to implement. But what if I want something more? For example, if I want to display the content exactly in the same way it is presented on the product page. Because there can be several modules enabled on the store which influence the product page content, so I would like the pop-up to take all of them into account.
Today I would like to talk about the problem of overriding templates in a module. Some people doubt that this is a good thing to do. On the other hand others do not find this to be a great problem. It is always possible to highlight the templates which are being used (System / Configuration / Advanced / Developer / Template Settings) and then easily find and fix the required templates in case any problem occurs.
However, this is the only advantage of such a method. At the same time it has plenty of disadvantages which cause many troubles when using this method in practice.
Let me provide you some examples. (more…)
Magento Referral Bonus and Reward System is a useful module that motivates your customers to invite their friends to your store. Users profit from every successful referral registrations or purchase. Allow your customers to use social services, email and direct link for sharing invitations with new Magento Referral Bonus and Reward System.
- Invite new users in a huge variety of ways;
- Get a discount for new referrals;
- Use this discount for future purchases;
- Let your customers control the amount of points they want to spend on a purchase;
- Invite users via email systems and social services or a direct link;
- Share points with other registered users.