Creating custom variables in Magento

This feature of magento can be used for adding text to your magento store. Custom variables are moveable pieces of plain text or HTML content great for adding to transactional emails, or adding constant copy and designs to your store with Static Blocks and CMS pages in magento.You can use this tool to make your client`s life easier who will handling the magento admin.

Importing Custom Image Attribute in Magento

I have recently encountered this problem in a magento project where we needed to create a custom image attribute in magento admin and import images against that.I tried using conventional import but it didnt work.

I created a dataflow profile in magento admin to get the task done. Go to System -> Import / Export -> Dataflow – Profiles and click on Add New Profile.

In field mapping section map field against database fields as shown in screenshot.