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Change Magento configuration on the fly

Sometimes you have a situation where you need to change the configuration of Magento on the fly. Just for your single request, without saving it. This can be easily done with the Magento configuration Model: If you want to change a configuration value on the fly on store-level, you can do this as follows: read further ...

Create a simple notification bar with KnockoutJS

In this article I am going to show you how to create a simple notification system with KnockoutJS. If you’ve never done something with KnockoutJS before, you really should. It makes creating rich, interactive snippets on your website so much easier, without having to worry all to much about the JavaScript behind it.read further ...

WordPress: Templates in plugins

When you are creating a WordPress plugin, you might encounter the situation where you have to include a template in your theme. But you also want to give the users of your plugin the ability to make changes to this template, without overwriting the core template. The most intuitive way to provide this is by read further ...

Prevent WordPress spam with a nonce and Akismet

You might struggle something when preventing spam on your WordPress blog. Sure, the built-in post-types of WordPress might already have some spam-protection (like nonces and/or Akismet), but what if you are creating your own post-types? Or you have some exotic submission-form that is not using any post-type at all? Well, in those cases you can fairly read further ...

Dependencies in Magento Widgets

Did you know that when you’re creating a Magento Widget, you can show or hide specific fields according to the values of other fields? These are called dependencies, and are actually pretty easy to implement.read further ...

How to create a ‘Rate this post’-plugin for WordPress

I’ve been pondering with the idea of a specific WordPress plugin for a while now, and I had the idea that when I am going to create it, I am also going to write it down in a simple tutorial for you guys to read. So let’s get started shall we?read further ...

How to create a Magento module

Since I’ve written various posts now where I assume that the reader already knows how to create a Magento module. But for those who don’t, here’s a little how-to.read further ...

Add a checkbox to the media library in WordPress

So recently I had the situation where I needed to add a checkbox to the images in my media library in WordPress. The main purpose of it was to mark an image to be visible in the image gallery. On the frontend I would filter the images according to this flag. In this article I’ll read further ...

How to add a custom template in Magento

Sometimes you have situations where you have to create a custom template for your Magento webshop. Take a homepage for example. These pages are always themed with slideshows, categories, advertisements, etc. The last thing you want is misuse the wysiwyg editor, bloating your CMS content with HTML and keep your fingers crossed that your client read further ...

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