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Magento: Direct SQL Queries

Hi friends, After the short tutorial few days ago, I would like to share with you more knowledge in this article. This topic is a little bit tricky so please follow me closely To start with, Magento uses data models which provide a great way to access and modify data. ...

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Sending Email in Magento

Anyone can send mail using php mail() function. But in magento, all the functionality you need to just send argument inside those functions. See the following code to send mail using magento function: <?php  $mail = Mage::getModel(‘core/email’); $mail->setToName(‘Your Name’); $mail->setToEmail(‘Youe Email’); $mail->setBody(‘Mail Text / Mail Content’); $mail->setSubject(‘Mail Subject’); $mail->setFromEmail(‘Sender Mail Id’); $mail->setFromName(“Msg to Show on Subject”); $mail->setType(‘html’);// YOu can use Html or text as Mail format   try { $mail->send(); Mage::getSingleton(‘core/session’)->addSuccess(‘Your request has been sent’); $this->_redirect(”); } catch (Exception $e) { Mage::getSingleton(‘core/session’)->addError(‘Unable to send.’); ...

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How to add search by category in magento mini search

There is no free extension in magento commerce which will help you to search your store with particular category. But you can do as following: First create the drop down list of all category in form.mini.phtml <select name=“category” id=“category_search_field”> <option value=“”>– Any Category –</option> <?php foreach ($catalog->getStoreCategories() as $_category): ?> <?php if($_category->hasChildren()): ?> <option class=“parent-cat” value=“<?php echo $_category->getId(); ?>”><?php echo $_category->getName();?></option> <?php foreach ($_category->getChildren() as $subcategory): if($subcategory->getIsActive()) : ?> <option value=“<?php echo $subcategory->getId(); ?>”<?php echo ($this->getRequest()->getQuery(‘category’) == $subcategory->getId() ? ‘ selected=”selected”‘: “”) ?>><?php echo $subcategory->getName(); ?></option> <?php endif; endforeach; ?> <?php elseif($_category->getIsActive()): ?> <option value=“<?php echo $_category->getId(); ?>”><?php echo $_category->getName();?></option> <?php endif; ?> <?php endforeach ?> </select> ...

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How to convert multi-select field to checkbox in advanced search form of Magento?

Today, Magento Tutorial will discuss with you how to convert multi-select field to checkbox in advanced search form of Magento. Step 1: Copy the following file to your working theme: app/design/frontend/[interface]/[theme]/template/catalogsearch/advanced/form.phtml Step 2: Open the form.phtml (from above) and find the following line just after the case ‘select’: ?> <div class=“input-box”>     <?php echo $this->getAttributeSelectElement($_attribute) ?> ...

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How to filter payment method in one page checkout?

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There are several way to filter payment method in one page checkout: By overriding template: app/design/frontend/[interface]/[theme]/template/checkout/onepage/payment/methods.phtml By overriding method: Mage_Checkout_Block_Onepage_Payment_Methods::_canUseMethod()  By overriding method: Mage_Payment_Model_Method_Abstract::isAvailable()  By overriding method: Mage_Checkout_Block_Onepage_Payment_Methods::getMethods()  By observing event: payment_method_is_active Among above methods obviously using event-observer technique is the best way to go. And here I will be ...

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