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Admin will not login, redirect to login page when magento transferred on ip

The problem is that the admin app is trying to set a cookie with a session id, and the cookie never gets set in Firefox or any other browser.The reason is because the cookie domain value in the magento config database does not match the...

Can I temporarily install and run Magento based on an IP and not a domain name in Cpanel

Open your database in phpMyAdmin and locate the following two records in the core_config_data table: web/unsecure/base_url web/secure/base_url Change the value of these two to match your IP. For example, http://YOURPHERE/~username/...

CPU Analysis

Choosing the right server is the most important part of running an eCommerce store. And the two key factors to bear in mind when choosing your server is concurrency and page load time. Concurrency is all about the number of website...

Error while adding Add-On domains (dedicated server)

Error from park wrapper: Using nameservers with the following IPs xxxxxx If you're getting the above error while creating addon domains, enable "Allow Remote Domains" option (WHM >> Server Configuration >> Tweak Settings)...

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Google Base Time out

A few of our clients have informed us that they are receiving the above error while attempting to update google base. This appears to be something that google has changed rather than a problem with magento or zend. The answer requires...

Index Management: Index Products Stuck on Processing

If you have an issue where your Index Products/Categories are getting stuck trying to rebuild and it says "Processing" ... and it spins forever, ultimately, crashing the admin. Remove the files from the Directory /var/locks/

Installing Sample Data Archive for Magento

**On All MAGENTO ACCOUNTS Simple Servers install sample data free of charge during initial install** If you would like to use the sample data, you will need to install Sample Data before installing Magento. The archive file is...

Invalid login credentials - Magento connect

Problem when trying to connect from Magento admin - Magento Connect showing error Invalid Login Credentials Fix: File manager/downloader/connect.cfg Clear contents.

lost custom options after magento upgrade

1. Click http://www.magentocommerce.com/bug-tracking 2. Click http://www.magentocommerce.com/bug-tracking/search/ 3. Search “Disappearing” 4. Find...

Magento Admin Redirects From Dev Site To Live Site

If you have duplicated your Magento Install to run on a subdomain in Development and the /admin redirects to your live site ensure thathttps:// is not in your secure base URL in your core_config_data tableTo change this open PHPmyadmin...

Magento Connect will not show new extensions

Sometimes after a site transfer you may come accross the problem that new installed extensions do not show in your magento connect list. This can easily be fixed by deleting the below files. /downloader/cache.cfg /downloader/connect.cfg

Magento Cron Jobs

Apparently many Magneto developers are a bit confused about how Magento cron jobs work. It's easy to know why. In the Magento backend, there's a Cron configuration screen where you can set the frequency at which cron schedules are to be...

Magento Installation Guide

Installation is free of charge for Magento hosting plan customers, a one click install is also available. Installation Simple Servers exceed suggested Magento's system requirements. Download the .zip or...

Magento multi store with Litespeed

Magento multi store with Litespeed   ############################################ ## enable rewrites Modify your ht access when using multi store magento and litespeed. Litespeed ignores the normal htaccess rewrites!...

Missing files in magento 1.4

When editing 1.4 you might find that there are files you are used to seeing in your theme folder that seems to have gone missing? Magento has a new structure that works something like this.  It looks for files in your theme...

Optimise Magento - Increase Magento Speed

Optimising Magento Performance This is a guide for optimizing Magento performance. Most optimizations can be performed on any version of Magento. Those intended for specific versions and newer will be indicated. Tweak .htaccess...

Remove the Coupon Code on the Magento Check Out Page

On Magento, on the Shopping Cart page, just before the checkout, by default, you have an area where customers can enter a coupon code.  Obviously, if you’re running some kind of discount scheme, this is a vital area...

Reset Magento Admin password

To reset your magento admin password first click the forgot password button on the admin login page. Enter your email address used to create the account and this should email you a new password.If this doesnt work...You can try...

Setting up an SSL

The private SSL certificate is an important upgrade to your website. The basic function of an SSL is to encrypt all communication between the browser and the server, ensuring that all data goes through a secure (HTTPS) connection. An SSL...

Show Errors in Magento or Exception Printing is Disabled By Default for Security Reasons

  As of Magento 1.4, in an effort to increase the security of Magento eCommerce, the developers at Varien have added in new features like this one.  ‘Exception printing is disabled by default for security reasons’...

Speeding up your Magento store with LiteMage Cache Extension

LiteMage Cache is the world's fastest full page cache for Magento. The LiteMage Cache extension for Magento uses an improved version of LiteSpeed Cache to deliver superior caching using ESI implementation geared specifically for Magento...

SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 2006 MySQL server has gone away

The solution is to change a SQL variable at server. Modify wait_timeout value to 300, at least. Ask your hosting provider to change it. If you are hosted with us, then you should not get this error.

Tutorial: Creating a Configurable Product

Advanced Products Advanced products in Magento are a way to consolidate product variants onto a single product info page in the front-end.  The variants themselves have their own SKUs and stock management.  This is very...

Upgrading To Magento 1.4

With the recent release of Magento version 1.4, many people are having trouble upgrading their current Magento installation, or installing their template on a fresh Magento 1.4 installation. A quick search online and you’ll find...

Using Web Server Rewrites

Magento can use more human looking and search engine friendly addresses for it's pages if you switch on 'Use Web Server Rewrites'. This relies on two things. Apache's mod_rewrite module. All our servers have this installed and...

Why Simple Servers for Magento Hosting

Why use Simple Servers for Magento Hosting? We only use Dell Quad core Servers Hardware Raid Free R1 Soft Remote Backup Highly tuned php and Mysql Configs just for magento Free Magento Install Or do a one click install yourself via...

Your web server is configured incorrectly. As a result, configuration files with sensitive information are accessible from the outside. Please contact your hosting provider.

The ProblemYour seeing this error in your Magento admin area:"Your web server is configured incorrectly. As a result, configuration files with sensitive information are accessible from the outside. Please contact your hosting...