Review of Magento 1.4 Themes Design by Richard Carter

Magento is one of the most popular open source ecommerce platforms available and probably the most functional open source system for selling online. As well as managing customer accounts, shopping baskets and online payment interfaces Magento is also a full CMS (Content Management System) where you can create and edit pages e.g: Home Page Contact […]

Win a copy of Magento 1.4 Themes Design Book

As mentioned previously I have been reading Magento 1.4 Theme Design Book‘ for review and as before with the Magento Development Cookbook PacktPub have given a free ebook of Magento 1.4 Theme Design Book to offer in a competition . So if you would like to get a free copy of this e-book please leave […]

Review of Magento 1.4 Themes Design

Following my review and competition for the Magento 1.4 Development Cookbook from PacktPub I am now reading Magento 1.4 Themes Design Book and will be posting my review here and again will be running a competition for winning the eBook. I will be reading the book over the next couple of weeks. I will post […]

Magento 1.4 Development Cookbook from Packt Publishing Reviewed

I have read quite a few books from PacktPub as they have range of books on Open Source Content Management Software a subject I am very passionate about. They also have many books on other technologies including many on open source software. I use the open source eCommerce platform Magento at work for clients and […]

Win a copy of Magento 1.4 Development Cookbook E-book

As mentioned previously I will be reviewing Magento 1.4 Development Cookbook‘ over the next couple of weeks but before then I have been offered a free Magento 1.4 Development Cookbook e-book that I can offer in competition on this blog. So if you would like to get a free copy of this e-book please leave […]

Review of Magento 1.4 Development Cookbook

I have read quite a few books from PacktPub as they have range of books on Open Source Content Management Software a subject I am very passionate about. They also have many books on other technologies including many on open source software. I use the open source eCommerce platform Magento at work for clients and for […]

Extending Magento ecommerce for SEO and Social Media

Magento is an open source (or open core if you prefer) ecommerce systems. Similar to WordPress with plugins, the great blogging platform, Magento has an architecture that allows extensions. Extensions allow 3rd party developers to add functionality to the core system. Over on Magento Connect the official Magento extensions site there are over 3000 extensions […]

Mass Mailing for WordPress and Magento

photo credit: SC Fiasco Looking for an emailing solution for a newsletter or email campaign? MailChimp is an excellent mass mailing solution which also has a plugins for the WordPress blogging and content management system and Magento the open source e-commerce software. Links below to the two plugins: MailChimp WordPress Plugin | MailChimp Email Marketing Blog (tags: […]

Magento Links (Open Source e-commerce)

I am currently building and ecommerce site for my wife’s business using the open source ecommerce software Magento. Magento has got  a lot of good press since its launch and has won many awards and is very well thought of. There is no doubt that Magento is very funtional and flexible, Google and Paypal integration […]