Category Archives: Magento

This category contains posts related to Magento design, development and administration.

Magento Speed Optimization

Magento Speed Optimization

Magento is most popular eCommerce  platform used by thousands of merchant across the globe. Magento is very powerful and feature rich platform. Its community edition is free and open source. There is one common issue of performance that most of the merchants face while running a magento store. There are several reasons why a magento […]

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.

Creating a Custom Image Attribute In Magento

Go to Magento admin Catalog -> Attributes -> Manage Attributes and click on add new attribute.Select Media Image for Catalog Input Type for Store Owner.   Refresh index and go to Manage Attribute Sets and assign the new attribute to Images section by drag and drop.You will see this attribute in product edit section.       Please contact us […]