Images Disppear after Flushing Image Storage Cache in Magento

Over the weekend we moved our website to a new server. We had our hosting provider do the migration over the weekend to minimise any disruptions and it all went fairly well. The copy of the website was exactly the same as it was on the older server, which was all according to plan. We […]

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The Problem with Selling Online in Australia

FOODO has been up and running for over a year now. It has been a great year for the site as it has grown massively and now we are getting to the point where the site is crashing due to the amount of traffic we are receiving. That I guess is good for a webmaster […]

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Add Facebook Like Button to Magento Products

Below is the code to add the Facebook ‘Like’ Button to your Magento product pages. The code will pick up the current page URL automatically, so your users can individually like each product as opposed to the entire website. <iframe src=”http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=<?php echo $_product->getProductUrl() ?>&amp;layout=standard&amp;show_faces=true&amp;width=450&amp;action=like&amp;colorscheme=light&amp;height=80″ scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ style=”border:none; overflow:hidden; width:450px; height:80px;” allowTransparency=”true”></iframe> Copy the code and […]

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Adding Social Networking Buttons to Magento – Updated

Update: There has been a few updates to the code below, especially the Google Buzz code. ——- I┬áhave been building a magento based site over the past few months for a new project I am working on with Ruth. The end product will be an online food store that sell Australian Gourmet Foods. I spent […]

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Back……Again

Today is the first time I have logged into this blog for a long long time! My WordPress dashboard is fill of comment spam, real comments, update notifications and a few posts I had half finished. I have been thinking about getting this up and running again, but not sure what to do with it. […]

It’s Been a While…

I haven’t post in over 4 months! I decided to login to this blog to see what state it was in and decided I probably should write something! It actually isn’t in too bad a state. I have not upgraded to WordPress 3.0, and I only have a handful of spam! I have been flatout […]

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Introducing…WP Specialists

Over the past few months I have been working with Christina Milburn of The Easy Button on a project for The WorkBook Project. Christina was the designer for the custom theme that needed to be created, and I took care of the WPMU install, setup, configuration and data export/import from the existing WBP site. I […]

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Google Nexus One in Australia

As usual, living in Australia means that we are the last country to receive anything. It has been better in recent years with regards to television and movies, but technology still seems to take at least 3-4 months if not more to catch up with the rest of the world. Living in Ireland, they were […]

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Woo Woo

Thanks to Jono, I have updated my theme once again. I like this theme much more than my previous, and it still incorporates the lifestream aspects that I am fond of. Being a personal blog I like the idea of sharing my twitter feed, photos, links, etc with my viewers. I was trying to get […]

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Back in 1998…

In 1998 while I was still at high school, I was involved in a global web design contest. Each team was made up of 3 schools in 3 different locations around the world. It was truly a global project, collaborating with team members all over the world, in different timezones, and using 1990’s technology. From […]

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