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The Monthly Round-up: October’s Best ExpressionEngine, WordPress, and Magento Content

October 29, 2012 0 Comments RSS Feed

The Monthly Round-up: October’s Best ExpressionEngine, WordPress, and Magento Content

If you follow our Twitter or Facebook accounts, you’ll know that we like share the best content that we come across on the Web with our clients. In case you’ve missed anything this month, here’s a round-up of content that we think you’ll find both interesting and informative. Feel free to join the conversation in the comments and let us know what you think. Enjoy!

Expression Engine

WordPress and Blogging

Magento and eCommerce

  • Magento Tip: Remove Breadcrumbs from Homepage – I wanted to remove the breadcrumbs from a single CMS page — in my case the home page (aka the front page) — in Magento. It’s rather easy to do as it turns out, but I had to work it out with my own brain because I couldn’t find it.
  • 12 Tips for Optimizing SEO on Your Magento E-Commerce Site – To make an e-store more visible to potential buyers, there are many techniques within Magento that a website admin can implement to enhance his or her e-store ranking in search engine results.
  • Fixing Magento Flat Collections with Chaos – After shipping code to a client that had a flat category bug, I had two clear choices. The first was to get serious about methodically testing any code that leaves my computer. The second was to come up with some crazy development methodology that would allow me to continue being lazy.
  • Simple BOGOF Rule in Magento – Magento comes with a ‘buy 1, get 1 free’ option in the shopping cart price rules section, but it’s not entirely clear how to use it. Here’s a quick tutorial.

After all that, you’re probably ready for break, so relax with this video from Hudson. If you’re a fan of quirky stationary-based stop motion animation, it’ll be right up your alley. The music’s pretty good too.

Hudson – Against The Grain from Dropbear on Vimeo.

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