Magento maintenance and system recovery. Yes we’ve been there – that moment when you can’t log in, or you just get a white screen. Or how about the printing message with random numbers. These are three of the most common errors of something wrong. Fixing them is a bit of a dark art and some…

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Standard error message shown when Magento throws an error. There is two ways to see more about how to find out what the details of the error is. Locate the error in the var /log (Option 1). Change the file to have the error printed to the screen (Option 2). Option 1 When Magento throws…

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Clone a Magento websiteTest additional functions without harming a live website. In this tutorial I outline a method I use to create a clone and use this to test changes. Making a working clone can take hours of setup time and does include purchasing a basic PC , but I think pays off in the…

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Magento Version 1.9.0.1 Admin System Configuration Design Error This a problem existed during a new installation. Although everything seemed fine during the installation of a new theme I encounter the dreaded: “There was a problem processing your request” screen. This was found to be a ‘cache’ issue and the fix is shown below. Locate the…

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