This is a tip from Vitaly Korotun in his presentation at the Magento Developers Paradise on using custom backend models to customize Magento. I thought I'd expand on his tip with a worked example for my own benefit - but you may find it useful too! Continue »
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When installing multiple Magento extensions they can clash. Essentially when both extensions try to rewrite the same core model or block only one gets through. In an attempt to not only understand the cause but also the outcome I've set up a small experiment to figure out the Winners and Losers of Magento extension clashes. Continue »
In a recent project I had first hand experience with the Cart2Cart service offering data migration between a variety of shopping cart software. Magento and Zen Cart are among the supported platforms and this article outlines the experience of migrating data from a Zen Cart store to a new Magento store. Continue »