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Database Install Scripts in Magento 2

November 23, 2017

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Paul Mestereaga

Database Install Scripts in Magento 2

In this post we'll learn how to create database install scripts in Magento 2. These scripts are used to create our custom database and insert data into it.

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Create a new module in Magento 2

November 6, 2017

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Paul Mestereaga

Create a new module in Magento 2

Now that we’ve seen in the previous post how to install Magento 2 on localhost I continue the series with a short tutorial about how to create a new module in Magento 2. Module Location The folder in which the modules are stored in Magento 2 is app/code. The full folder structure of a module…

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Install Magento 2 locally on MAMP

September 12, 2017

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Paul Mestereaga

Install Magento 2 locally on MAMP

This is a short step by step tutorial about how to install Magento 2 locally on MAMP. We will see how to install MAMP and how to configure the proper PHP and MySQL versions.We’ll then connect to Github and get Magento 2 sources and install it via Composer. You can see what’s new in Magento…

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Magento 1 vs Magento 2 – See what’s new

July 31, 2017

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Paul Mestereaga

Magento 1 vs Magento 2 – See what’s new

Magento 2 has many new and improved features, developer tools and its architecture is quite different from all the previous versions. Find out what's new!

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CodeLobster PHP Edition + Magento

July 31, 2017

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Paul Mestereaga

CodeLobster PHP Edition + Magento

CodeLobster PHP Edition is a development environment, a lighter alternative to PHPStorm. This IDE has special plug-ins for working with Magento but also with other popular frameworks such as Drupal, Joomla, Twig, JQuery, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Laravel, Node.js, AngularJS, Symfonu, Yii and WordPress […]

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Remote debugging Magento with Xdebug and PHPStorm

March 4, 2017

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Paul Mestereaga

Remote debugging Magento with Xdebug and PHPStorm

A while ago someone recommended me using Xdebug with my PHPStorm IDE to debug Magento applications. It's incredible how timesaving it is, that is why I decided to share with you how to install and configure Xdebug to remotely debug Magento installation with PHPStorm.

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How to optimise Magento

January 18, 2017

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Paul Mestereaga

How to optimise Magento

The speed of your Magento shop is very important. A slow and bulky website always takes your customers away. Magento optimisation, here is a way to do it.

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Instagram Pro Extension

December 3, 2016

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Paul Mestereaga

Instagram Pro Extension

Happy customers will almost always post on social media pictures of your products giving great reviews. Show your shop visitors what people are sharing on Instagram about the products you sell.

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Ogone Alias pending and DirectLink error

October 31, 2016

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Paul Mestereaga

Ogone Alias pending and DirectLink error

I was trying to configure Ogone Alias Manager in a Magento shop and got the error message bellow. Also the status of the alias in Magento was pending even though the payment was passing. Here is what [...]

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Reindex error: Row size too large

October 18, 2016

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Paul Mestereaga

Reindex error: Row size too large

It happened to me that I wanted to reindex the product flat data and I got a PDOException, you can see the whole reindex error message bellow. I tried to find a solution and here are my findings.

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