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  • Big Day Release: Magento Facebook All in One

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    Magento Facebook All in One

    Magento Facebook All in One is an extension to boost your Magento store with all Facebook force and power. Help your customers avoid boring registration process and let them log into your store with their Facebook accounts. Users will be able to like your products and share page blocks, populate their social news feed with the information about the products they like and want to buy, this way helping you to promote your products among greater audience. Be on top of of traditional marketing strategies and encourage your viewers to leave comments, like your pages and share their purchases with friends.

    Key features:

    • Facebook Login;
    • Every product is supplied with Like and Share button;
    • Comments available on the product page;
    • Ability to share successfully completed orders;
    • Recent activities block;
    • Customers are able to share their wishlist;
    • Likes/comments amount statistics are available for you in the admin panel.

  • Big Day Release: Magento Splash Page

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    Big Day Release: Magento Splash Page

    In certain cases storeowners need to apply splash pages on their websites if they need to either attract visitors to some information or make an important announcement. Magento Splash Page module gives an easy way to create and manage splash pages for Magento stores.

    Key features:

    • Enable splash pages either for the whole store or only for specific CMS pages and categories;
    • Select customer groups for which your splash pages will be displayed;
    • Create unique splash page for every CMS page or directory.

  • OroCRM 1.0 Stable Is Out

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    OroCRM

    On the first of April the stable version of OrоCRM was finally released.  Established by the Mаgentо founding fathers (Yoav Kutner,  Dmitriy Soroka, Jary Carter) today OrоCRM is seeking to overtake leadership in the market of free business applications.

    Currently OrоCRM offers two distinct products which are based on the Symfоny 2 framework: CRM and Oro Business Application Platform (OroBAP).

  • How to Display Product Info in Popup

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    How to display product info in popup

    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.

  • Template Override in Magento. Hidden Pitfalls and Ways to Avoid Them

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    Template Override in Magento. Hidden Pitfalls and Ways to Avoid Them

    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.