Category: Magento


March 18, 2015

If you install an extension to Magento and it crashes your site or causes some odd errors, don’t panic. Luckily it’s fairly simple to disable any extension in Magento. Nine times out of ten this will stabilize things enough to bring your site back up until you can troubleshoot the issue. Magento Admin Provided you …

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February 26, 2015

Trying to login to the admin panel but it just refreshes with no error message? Don’t fret. It’s probably an easy fix. The Cause This issue happens when you successfully login  (username / password match database) but for some reason Magento can’t link your session to the cookie properly. For a successful login to the Magento …

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February 17, 2015

4 Ways to Disable Magento Compiler First off we’re assuming you have a basic understanding of what the Magento compiler is. Outlined below are a few different methods to disable the compiler. 1. Magento Admin Login to your Magento admin panel Navigate to System > Tools > Compilation Click “Disable” Now flush the Magento cache Navigate …

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February 16, 2015

If you’ve used Magento even a little bit the chances are that you’ve come across the “Magento Compiler” before. It’s found under System > Tools > Compilation. When installing most Magento extension they typically say to disable the compiler before installation. Some even say to leave it disabled for compatiblity issues. What is the Magento …

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February 13, 2015

A big thanks to everyone that came out to the first ever Utah Magento Users Group meetup yesterday. The topic of discussion was “How to prepare Magento for Black Friday”. Below we’ve outlined a few of the key takeaways from the meetup from each of the 2 presenters, Winston Krauss and Jason Schuman. We’ve also …

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February 9, 2015

If you’re getting logged out of your Magento admin after some time you can easily increase the session timeout. For most system just increasing the value in Magento will suffice. If you increase the admin value and you’re still getting kicked out before that value, you need to check your PHP settings as well. How …

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February 1, 2015

Creating a backup of the Magento database is something you’ll probably want (and need) to do from time to time. We’ll try to cover just a few ways you can easily create a backup of the Magento files and/or database. When creating a backup for Magento, you’ll need to decide what you want to backup. …

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The Magento error “Integrity constraint violation: 1062 Duplicate entry XXX for key XXX_increment_id” is caused by a discrepancy between one of the sales or log tables within your Magento store. Not to worry. It’s actually a rather simple fix. PLEASE before you do anything with your database be sure to take a backup! Here’s quick post …

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July 30, 2014

We sell Magento Optimized Hosting. Unfortunately, the word “optimized” gets thrown around a little too regularly in the online world. Because of this, it’s lost some of its appeal and true meaning. So, we would like to take a minute to explain how we have truly created a Magento optimized hosting environment. In a chain …

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July 29, 2014

If Magento speed optimization isn’t part of your ecommerce game plan for increasing revenue, it should be! Here’s the short list of how improved Magento load times can positively affect overall revenues. The first, and most obvious, reason is increased customer satisfaction. The studies show (see our post “Magento Speed Matters”) that online shoppers really aren’t …

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