Chandra Shekhar is a LAMP Developer,Thinker,Blogger and currently working as Magento(Ecommerce) specialist.. I am always open to learn new things in LAMP as well as other newer technology. In the journey of my last 9 years of web and product development, I have decided to share my knowledge and experience to Open Source Community in 2011. In this regard I have started CuteHits.com. Since then I am actively sharing my knowledge on various LAMP technology through CuteHits.com’s technical blog.

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What is Drupal Hooks and how to invoke hooks

Drupal Hooks are the beauty of Drupal . It provides easy way to enhance existing functionality of any drupal module. For example: Suppose you are using any module say “ed_classified” Module to create your classified based site and you want a require as soon as someone post a classified then admin should get notified for(…)

Apache Solr tutorial for beginner

Behind the scene story: In today’s word where technologies are getting changed day by day because our necessities are changing day by day. In the same fashion today where almost each website want to serve thousands of thousand visitor at any point of time with better performance and without using larger bandwidth because the max(…)

Resource Setup implementation in magento

How does Resource Setup Works internally on magento 1.7: If you are creating a resource setup under your new magento extension and you have followed everything from your side. If you want you can check below URL Still you are getting that your database operations are not being performed as expected then its time to(…)

Custom Configuration Settings in Magento

In this article we will got to know how to create Custom Configuration Settings in Magento 1.7 In this article we will get to know how to “create custom configuration setting in magento” . What is Custom Configuration Setting: Suppose you are creating a magento extension that will show RSS feed of particular URL on(…)

How magmi engine works altogether

Now we will understand high level introduction of each directory. Cli : Under this directory there is a single file magmi.cli.php file. This is basically for command line script for product import. Conf : This folder contain sample configuration file for magmi. It contain magmi.ini.default. In order to run Magmi we need to rename this(…)

Magento Installation Issue on xampp

Reason for Installation Issue on xampp server: You might have latest version of PHP available through xampp server and you are trying to install older version of Magento. On which some of the PHP files support older way to get the things. For example xml tag closing etc.. but you might have some compulsion to(…)

What is Setup Resources in Magento

What is Setup Resources in Magento? Setup Resources are a part of your magento extension that will get executed as soon as your extension will get installed. To understand it better we can take an example: Suppose you are creating an extension for “dealer management”. For storing your dealer details you must require a “dealers”(…)

create a new Web Service V2 API with magento

What is Magento Web Service: Magento has a very rich set of Web Service APIs available with it. But still it’s  great that it wouldn’t limit us with that only. We do have other options available to extend this treasure with more diamonds as well.   Pre-Requisite: 1)      I assume that you must be aware(…)

Important Settings and Configurations for Amazon M2E Pro

M2E Pro Amazon Pre-Requisite In this tutorial we will get some information regarding “How to sell you products on Amazon through M2E Pro” Pre-Requisite for M2E Pro Amazon Integration: i)                 Pro Merchant Seller account (http://services.amazon.com/selling/benefits.htm?ld=AS) Here we have two types are available Individual : Where we will directly sell the product on amazon. But here(…)

Introduction to Magmi (Magento Mass Importer)

What is Magmi Magmi is a powerful tool that is developed for Importing products from other source/platform to Magento in very efficient and fast manner. Its not a magento extension but it’s a database client instead that creates dedicated connection to magento database and through this dedicated connection it imports the products into it. So(…)