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301 a whole site but exclude the robots.txt file

I  recently realised that I was being stupid when moving a site and 301 redirecting the whole domain! The code I had in the  .htaccess file[...]

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Royalty-Free Images of Textures

Please find a collection below of various textures for free use in whatever capacity you need them for. Enjoy! FYI follow these instructions to get[...]

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Better Magento Meta Titles

A good way of of configuring a meta titles for SEO on a magento website is by using the Title Prefix & Title Suffix fields and a tweak[...]

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Delete all Development Test Data from Magento pre-Golive

Really usefully Magento doesn’t have as standard the ability to delete an order> You can cancel them but they still exist in the orders table![...]

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Magento Dashboard Graphs not Showing

This is a very easy fix, if your dashboard graphs that show the number of orders and the turnover aren’t working all you need to do[...]

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Magento Shipping Method Modifications

After making various conversion rate tweaks on the standard shipping method configurations I thought i’d put it all together in a post for others to use. The[...]

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Magento – How to move layered navigation to the top of the sidebar

This is an easy fix, but default magento places the layered navigation below the currency module in the sidebar. This means that it is below[...]

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Magento Error – The directory is not writable by server.

When trying to use the insert image functionality in Magento if you receive an error saying: “The directory is not writable by server.” Simply add[...]

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Limit & Randomise Related Products in Easy Tabs Magento Extension

This is a useful little tweak to the extremely useful Easy Tabs Free Magento Extension. I love Easy Tabs and use it as much as[...]

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Magento Fatal Error – Don’t Panic

If you get an error that looks like this on the front end of your Magento installation – at the top of the page: Fatal[...]

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