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Create custom Catalog navigation menus in Magento…

Out of the box, Magento will happily give you a quite nice navigation menus of your Catalog Categories, including drop-downs for sub-categories. You also get a number of utility classes added to the individual list items, such as ‘level0 nav-6 … Continue reading

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Quickly find the id of all Magento categories..

When developing a Magento powered e-commerce, you will almost inevitably have to import product data from a spreadsheet provided by your customer. And you almost certainly will need to convert the text based Categories they’ve used in the spreadsheet into … Continue reading

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Calling Web Designers – use letter-spacing with care when tightening up your visuals!

Over the last few weeks I’ve been working on a number of freelance web development projects for clients in Bath and Bristol and I’ve started to notice a rather strange new trend. Typically I receive the visuals for the¬†web design … Continue reading

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Apple brings the “Black Friday” sales to the UK

America has a tradition of massive sales on the Friday around Thanksgiving, called “Black Friday”. It’s frequently a bigger present buying period that Christmas, and Apple typically knock off around 7% of the standard retail price. Well the good news … Continue reading

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Importing Magento product data from .csv files

Magento is a fantastic ecommerce tool, packed full of just about every feature you might possible need – but some tasks are just painful. Importing product data into the catalog is one such thing. Typically you do this via .csv … Continue reading

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