• New way to search through Magento administration grids – using *s

    This article will be really short but extremely useful in case if you have a Magento website that have “several” administrators. I’ve worked on project that have more than 2.000 administrators with different roles (that number constantly grows). You probably can imagine how slow things can be when lots of administrators use administration, specially when they are searching or sorting some data (order# or first_name, etc.).

    Posted By:  on 18th AUG 2012

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  • Social Sharing ROI: How to Measure the Value of Sharing Buttons with Magento

    AddShoppers, a Magento Silver Industry Partner, has released their free social commerce extension for Magento and X.commerce allowing Magento merchants to easily add sharing buttons from Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and more to their storefront. With ROI tracking and apps to increase sharing, retailers can also identify social orders and the influencers who made them happen.

    Posted by Magento Marketing on Thursday, September 20, 2012

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    Magento, with a 23% share of the market, is the leading eCommerce software platform. Equating to 8,087 sites, Magento has seen growth in every single edition since the survey began 2 years ago. It sees a 20% growth rate since the last survey in February alone.

     Posted by: Robert Shaw  in eCommerce on November 6, 2012
  • Tradition Plus Innovation Yields Record Growth for DiBruno Bros.

    In the late 1930’s, Danny and Joe DiBruno came to Philadelphia from Italy to build their fine meats and cheeses business. Seventy-five years later, Di Bruno Bros. is still a thriving enterprise and an honest-to-goodness American success story.


    Posted by Magento Marketing on Monday, October 29, 2012

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  • Truncate Customer Log tables in Magento

    To keep the size of you Magento Database small it helps to truncate your log tables.

    The following is for MySQL access to truncate all data in your tables.

    Always BACKUP first

    TRUNCATE `log_customer` ; 
    TRUNCATE `log_quote` ; 
    TRUNCATE `log_summary` ; 
    TRUNCATE `log_summary_type` ; 
    TRUNCATE `log_url` ; 
    TRUNCATE `log_url_info` ; 
    TRUNCATE `log_visitor` ; 
    TRUNCATE `log_visitor_info` ; 
    TRUNCATE `log_visitor_online` ;

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  • Magento Gathers Momentum

    Thanks to the exceptional dedication and support of the Magento community of 800,000+ members and over 400 solution partners worldwide, Magento is enjoying tremendous market momentum -- adding over 100 new enterprise retailers a month and 1000s a month on Magento Community Edition and Go.

    Posted by Magento Marketing on Monday, September 24, 2012

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  • MagentoLive Agenda and Speakers Announced!!

    Join the Magento leadership team, as well as the best of the UK eCommerce ecosystem for MagentoLive, which will be a full day focusing on Magento best practices from industry experts. Our speakers will be presenting on the trends being used to create dynamic customizations, as well as increasing conversion rates and customer loyalty, so you can grow your business. You will learn tips on how to use Magento Enterprise to build and scale your store for maximum success.

    Posted by Magento Marketing on Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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  • Magento Database Reduction

    Here are a few tables that tend to bloat your Magento database. As always, before running any script: MAKE A BACKUP

    If you want to save the data, it is easy enough to dump your database and extract the following tables. Over time there tables will grow quite large so it is a good idea to keep them clean!

    truncate dataflow_batch_export;
    truncate dataflow_batch_import;
    truncate log_customer;
    truncate log_quote;
    truncate log_summary;
    truncate log_summary_type;
    truncate log_url;
    truncate log_url_info;
    truncate log_visitor;
    truncate log_visitor_info;
    truncate log_visitor_online; 
    truncate report_viewed_product_index;
    truncate report_compared_product_index;
    truncate report_event;

    Please comment on any other tables you find useful!

    Wait! did I mention ALWAYS MAKE A BACKUP ?

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  • Magento Customer Goes Primetime!

    You are the world leader in the militaria industry with thousands of Military Collectibles and Antiques. To operate an online business of this magnitude, you need to be able to have the flexibility and scalability to grow your business, which is why International Military Antiques chose Magento Enterprise as its platform in 2010.

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  • How to find the Magento version - Quick and Easy

    Many Magento store leave the release notes in the root of their website. This is the fastest way to find out what version the site is running

    Of course if you remove the file or change the permissions you will not find it.

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