Magento Product Page URL parameters removed mysteriously

If you encountered a weird bug where-in you’re attempting to add utm_source parameters or any URL params after a question mark, then you’re not alone. This happened to me in one of my client’s Magento sites. On the homepage and category pages, I can easily add URL parameters. But in the product page / product… Continue reading Magento Product Page URL parameters removed mysteriously

First, Magento Connect Reviews are gone, now they are closing

First, Magento Connect Reviews are gone, now they are closing. Yep, you read it right. They will now close the good old Magento Connect and will move everything in the Marketplace. Good news is that they will filter all the extensions and will only retain the ones that are worthy to be retained. You can… Continue reading First, Magento Connect Reviews are gone, now they are closing

Fixed: AW_Sarp2 (Subscription + Recurring Payments Module) conflict with IWD_Opc (Checkout Suite)

If you’re using Aheadworks Subscriptions and Recurring payments with IWD One Page Checkout (Now IWD Checkout Suite), chances are, it won’t work without modifying IWD OPC’s module files. You won’t get redirected to PayPal, because you’ll get a message that says “PayPal does not support processing orders with zero amount. To complete your purchase, proceed… Continue reading Fixed: AW_Sarp2 (Subscription + Recurring Payments Module) conflict with IWD_Opc (Checkout Suite)

Magento Fix on simplexml_load_string error at lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php

If you’ve noticed that your system.log’s size is increasing every minute because of the error logs like this: Warning: simplexml_load_string(): ^ in /lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php on line 383 2016-06-27T14:01:04+00:00 ERR (3): Warning: simplexml_load_string(): Entity: line 292: parser error : expected ‘>’ in /lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php on line 383 2016-06-27T14:01:04+00:00 ERR (3): Warning: simplexml_load_string(): nkey.png</233><234>manufacturers/image.jpg</234><235>manufacturers/image.jpg</ in /lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php on line 383… Continue reading Magento Fix on simplexml_load_string error at lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php

Magento blank sales order view page after SUPEE 7405 patch

If you applied the SUPEE 7405 patch or upgraded to Magento 1.9.2.3 and suddenly you found out that your sales order pages are blank, then here’s a quick fix. Just copy app/code/core/Mage/Adminhtml/Helper/Sales.php to app/code/local/Mage/Adminhtml/Helper/Sales.php, then open it. Find $links = []; then replace it with $links = array(); then save it. Clear your cache and… Continue reading Magento blank sales order view page after SUPEE 7405 patch

Beware of CMS Ideas (CMSIdeas.net)

According to their website, CMS IDEAS is one of the providers of state of the art Magento extensions. If you’re a long time Magento developer or extension integration specialist, then you may have noticed that all of their Magento extensions are not their own. They are reselling Magento extensions from reputable extension developers such as… Continue reading Beware of CMS Ideas (CMSIdeas.net)

Magento 1.9.1 Fatal error: Call to a member function isLockExists()

If you encountered the Fatal error: Call to a member function isLockExists() after trying re-index your Magento site, then don’t panic. It’s just a minor glitch after upgrading from 1.9.0.1 to 1.9.1. Just clear your cache then try re-indexing again. It will work afterwards. If your latest Magento site still doesn’t work, try logging out… Continue reading Magento 1.9.1 Fatal error: Call to a member function isLockExists()