Monthly Archives: October 2010

Magento Layered Navigation Problems Solved

If you run into a Layered Navigation error in Magento where in your product views there is either a) no filtered navigation or b) doesn’t seem accurate, here is a pretty good fix.  I don’t believe that this is a problem after 1.4 but I could be wrong. http://chrismckee.co.uk/magento-commerce-layered-navigation-cache-error-part-badger-part-duck/
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Magento thoughts, strengths, weaknesses, best practices, when to use

I have a lot more to post about Magento in the near future, but I wanted to spend a bit of time just giving some general feedback and what considerations to take into account when assessing whether it's the right solution for you or your client. I am by no means a Magento expert, but after implementing it for a couple small business clients I've seen some of the strengths and pitfalls of using it, both for them as well as a developer/consultant.
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The Secrets of Steve Jobs

This is such a great article I don’t want to say too much about it, but I do want to expand and comment on just a couple things.  I’m no Apple/Steve Jobs fanboy, but I have long used their products because they just work and I admire their ability to deliver clean solutions, whether it [...]
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