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Whilst migrating from Magento 1 to Magento 2 you might want to quickly recreate product attributes in Magento 2 programatically. Adding a lot of product attributes manually can be very time consuming so using the setup script in one of your modules let’s you quickly create new attributes.
An example of the install method is shown below with code for a confiurable product dropdown attribute and a text attribute.
To run the install script use php bin/magento setup:upgrade
To force the install script to run again you can delete the module entry in the setup_module database table and run setup:upgrade again. I guess a cleverer way would be to use the upgrade feature but this is really just intended as a one off process to perhaps install 50 product attributes that would otherwise be time consuming to manually configure.
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At Classy Llama, in addition to developing on Magento for over a decade, we’ve worked with many automotive industry merchants over the years. Because of this we’ve come to recognize several features that are important when building an automotive parts site.
Selling a car part online is a unique challenge. Many merchants have large catalogs with lots of categories. Customers now expect an intuitive search experience where they can enter their specific year, make, and model or maybe even a VIN lookup to ensure they are getting a part that fits.
When thinking about this kind of advanced functionality, one of the most significant decisions that parts sellers and automotive merchants face is selecting their eCommerce…
Something Digital’s Caitlin Mekita shares her key takeaways from a panel discussion, Optimizing Mobile Conversion: 7 Surprising Results from a Magento Community Study.
We publish a new feature release. The new release adds two new handy commands to your command list.Webapi Token Generator
If you work with the Magento Webapi you will love that commands. It it now possible to generate a webapi token for a admin-user or a customer with a single command.command admin:token:create <username> command customer:token:create <email> Phar Distribution
As we (the Magerun team) providing support for all officially supported Magento version it’s getting harder to stay compatible. The same problem have you guys, if you try to install the tool as composer dependency.
A possible new solution it the brand new “n98/magerun2-dist” package which installs the pre-build phar as composer dependency. After the installation you can use the phar as vendor/bin/n98-magerun2.
The installation is quit simple:composer require n98/magerun2-dist
New: #466: Phar dist package…
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When a Magento shop – or any other PHP application – is required to request data from or transmit data to a remote server, it is often necessary to redirect the traffic through a Http-proxy server. In my case this was essential because the called endpoint allows only certain IP addresses to access the requested ressource. Since I am working from various locations, each having a different IP address, I had to find a way that certain Http-requests are routed through the company’s proxy server. This article is going to describe what a proxy actually does for us, why I cannot and should not use PHP’s environment variables and what the best solution is for scenarios where PSR-7 / PHP-Http in combination with GuzzleHttp might be.What about…
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If you are a Magento 1 Ecommerce Store owner you are probably well aware that support for Magento CE 1.x will stop in 2020.
The nice folks at Magento call it “Sunsetting“
We have all known this for some time, exactly what that means for Magento 1 stores is open for debate, I doubt the world is going to end but are the risks associated with running deprecated ecommerce store software acceptable?
Magento 2 has been maturing nicely over the last few years and now is definitely as good a time as any to start working on your migration plan.
The costs and time associated with migrating a Magento1 store with “minimal” third party integration are estimated at between $5,000 to $60,000 – 3 to 6 months. Even a very basic migration will require a new custom theme, modules and data export.…