Feb
23

Custom Magento admin URL

posted on February 23rd 2015 in blogposts with 0 Comments

To protect your Magento backend against hackers and brute-force attacks, it’s often recommended that you change the default URL of the Magento Admin Panel. Follow these steps to change the admin URL/path: Step 1 – Change Path Open the local.xml configuration file. The file is usually located in the app/etc/ directory under your Magento installation. […]

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Dec
17

Magento – set product price per customer

posted on December 17th 2014 in blogposts with 0 Comments

To set a custom price for only for some of your Magento customers you have two ways of doing it. Both methods rely on creating a customer group. Go to Admin – Customer – Customer Groups then Add New Customer Group. Go to Customers – Manage Customers and manage the customers you want to add to the new group. Now decide if […]

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Dec
10

Set up Magento discount per customer

posted on December 10th 2014 in blogposts with 0 Comments

1. Add a new customer’s group through the Magento backend area: Customers ->Customer Groups -> Add New Customer Group. 2. Set the discount for the newly created group through the Magento backend area: Promotions -> Catalog Price Rules -> Add New Rule. Using the Customer Groups field you can select the customer groups for which […]

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Nov
13

E-commerce VAT setup explained

posted on November 13th 2014 in blogposts with 0 Comments

The following is relevant for a VAT registered UK company who is shipping worlwide: – VAT is only charged within the EU – Customers outside EU are not charged any VAT (consumer and business) – VAT is charged at the UK rate (origin from where the goods are shipped not destination. If you ship to Italy, UK […]

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Nov
12

(Re) Index Magento via command line (SSH)

posted on November 12th 2014 in blogposts with 0 Comments

Magento can just easily be indexed via backend by going to System – Index Management section but sometimes this process can fail or the backend might not be accessible. A simple way to bypass this is to log in using command line and the following: Navigate to the root of your Magento installation. Once there, […]

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Aug
13

Magento – add gift message to orders

posted on August 13th 2014 in blogposts with 1 Comments

1. Log into Magento backend 2. Go to System – Configuration – Sales – Sales – Gift Options 3. Select Yes for Allow Gift Messages on Order Level 4. Click Save Config. The checkout page will now include a Gift Options message within the shipping method section: You also have an option of enabling gift messages on item level along with orders (Point […]

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