Dec
10

Transfer Magento from one server to another

posted on December 10th 2014 in blogposts with 0 Comments

If you’re developing your store on a staging server and need to move to a different production environment or you’re simply changing hosting providers, here’s a quick step by step tutorial that will help: Step 1 – Create a database First, you need to create a new MySQL database for the new server location. Log […]

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Dec
10

Reset Magento admin password using MySQL

posted on December 10th 2014 in blogposts with 0 Comments

Here’s an easy way to reset an admin user password in Magento with the user of MySQL: – log into PHPMyadmin and click on the DB used by your Magento installation – find the admin_user table – change the email associated to your admin user to one that you can access – go to Magento […]

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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
07

What is grep and when/how to use it

posted on August 7th 2014 in blogposts with 0 Comments

Grep is a Unix tool used for searching content within files sitting on the server. The general syntax of the grep commands is: grep [-options] pattern [filename] You can use fgrep to find all the lines of a file that contain a particular word. For example, to list all the lines of a file named myfile in the current directory that […]

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