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I just spent one too many times waiting while Magento uploaded to my server via FTP. And as it happens much of the time it failed. Rather than dealing with repeated FTP disconnects I headed off to see if there was a better way. The obvious choice had to be something over SSH. But to… Continue reading Install Magento via SSH (the easy way)
Wish there were some friendly template tags don’t ya? Yeah you aren’t in WordPress-land anymore. Need to show the category name anywhere? Here you go: $categoryobject = Mage::registry(‘current_category’); $category=$categoryobject->getName(); I can’t take the credit for this one though, I actually found the object reference over here. He got me the object, I just added the… Continue reading Get the current category name with Magento
This is an odd one but something worth sharing. GoDaddy’s “Economy” Windows plan doesn’t support a component needed to install WordPress, well or use MySQL at all for that matter if this error is correct. I think it may be more of a WordPress-specific issue, but I didn’t test MySQL connectivity outside of WordPress. You… Continue reading Changing your hosting plan on GoDaddy via your Account Center