Exploring Streets Of York and Participation in First Ever PHP Yorkshire conference

When something unbelievable happens, people tend to say “you were in the right place at the right time” that’s why you’re lucky. That is how I feel what happened to me here at Edmonds Commerce Ltd. Within first few weeks since I started working on Magento projects here at Edmonds. Nolwenn came to me with a question. “Hey Tadas, development team is going to this conference ‘PHP Yorkshire’, they don’t know what to expect, but it will be fun, will you join them?” And then in my head I am like “Wow, my first weeks and I got this promising opportunity to spend the weekend knowing my colleagues better and listen to these passionate people who loves PHP”. Read On →

Magento 1 Php7 Core Bug and Fix

We recently came across an issue with a client that had previously upgraded to PHP7 from PHP5.x for their Magento 1 CE store. The issue came to light when the client tried to create a new store in the admin and found that their store name was left blank when they hit the save button. No errors were displayed as the site was in production mode and the logs did not give any useful information. Read On →

Phpstorm Paste Without Escaping

One really great annoying feature of PHPStorm is that by default, when copying and pasting a chunk of code, it will automatically escape everything. There are certain times when this can be a time saver, but often it is just getting in the way. There is a solution though: Simply enough - instead of just hitting [ctrl]+[v] you have a right click menu option for “simple paste” and this will just paste the text as is, without any escaping yay!

Getting started with your own Magento 2 Theme

Prerequisites and Assumptions Magento 2.1 installation. See our tutorial here Basing from Luma theme Relevant Technologies Less CSS PHP/PHTML XML HTML Javascript Relevant Magento 2 Concepts Layout XML UI Components On this page New Themeing Concepts in Magento 2 Module-specific theme files Themes Static content Creating the theme structure Folders Configuration registration.php theme.xml Applying your theme Theme Files Templates Layout Static content (CSS/Images/JS) Overriding modules’ view files Common Snippets Admin Configuration Deployment Further Reading New Themeing Concepts in Magento 2 Module-specific theme files In Magento 2 there is no longer a “base” package or “default” theme. Read On →

Test If Your Magento Site Is Php7 Ready

After you’ve installed the Inchoo PHP7 module you’ll likely want to check if your custom or 3rd party module code is also PHP7 compatible. In order to determine this you can run a static analysis.

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Upgrade From Magento Magemonkey to Mailchimp

Upgrading from MageMonkey to MailChimp unfortunately isn’t as simple as just installing the new module.

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