I was recently helping a client setup and configure their Magento newsletter module, and worked to help them get a large part of their subscriber base imported into Magento from external sources. To accomplish this, I created a newsletter subscribers import script for Magento that helped them accomplish a quick import of their subscriber base that existed outside of their Magento installation.
I’ve encountered way too many Magento installations that were never configured to execute the Magento cron job, ultimately causing confusion and problems. This post is meant to be a tutorial to help people enable and setup the cron job to execute as required by Magento, as well as answer some questions as to why the Magento cron job should be enabled.
I was recently working on a project at work and needed to do some debugging on a local environment of the queries being executed against a MySQL database from the application I was working on. To accomplish this, I used the MySQL general query log, and wanted to share how to enable and configure the general query log.
Have you ever wanted to use a WordPress shortcode in a text widget, or have you ever attempted to do so with undesired results? I have, and wanted to re-share a common little code snippet that allows you to use a WordPress shortcode from your theme or plugin within a text widget!
I recently completed work on Tactile Mom, a project started by my wife, Brynn. Tactile Mom describes the experiences, struggles, and highlights of a mother who raises a tactile defensive child.