Solving the “Customer Login” title in all pages in Magento

I’m one of those that wanted to add a login form on the sidebar of my Magento. This was really easy, I just add the following line to But after that, every page on my magento store showed the title page as “Customer Login”. This happened to me in Magento EE 1.10 and Magento CE 1.6. Solving this is really easy, if you know how. Just copy the app/code/core/Mage/Customer/Form/Login.php file in a new folder into Read more…

Remove the from_store link when changing store views/languages in Magento

By default, on the store views list (usually for languages), Magento creates links to the different views but it also adds the “from_store” parameter. It seems that SEO guys don’t like this too much. If you need to remove it, search on your theme templates for the “select_language” string. Usually, this is on the header.phtml, but depending on the theme, it can be placed in other places. So you can look for it using grep: Read more…

Migrating Magento from Community to Enterprise Edition

One of my first tasks on my new job is to migrate a Magento Community Edition to the Enterprise one. There is no too much information on the Internet about how to proceed with this kind of task. That’s the reason I write this post. First step: moving the old database The first thing we have to do is to create a backup of our magento community database and create a new database (for example, Read more…

Solve the 404 error on the admin dashboard

When I changed the URI to access to my dashboard, when I logged in again, there was a 404 error on the admin dashboard. It seems is something related to permissions and can be easily solved executing the following commands: If this doesn’t work, maybe the login form is not redirecting correctly. In that case we need to change the action url in the app/design/adminhtml/default/default/template/login.phtml file. Look for the «form» start tag: Change it to: Read more…