How to setup Magento store on your PC

If you going to start working on Magento (e-commerce package) then you can do the following steps and you will have your store ready in a jiffy. 1. First download the Magento e-commerce software from http://www.magentocommerce.com 2. Click on Download and you will be taken to http://www.magentocommerce.com/download 3. If you would like to register on … Read more How to setup Magento store on your PC

How to setup Zencart TEXT attribute for your product

Zencart provides you option to display attributes of your products on the product info page. You can display attributes in radio button, checkbox, dropdown etc controls. Zencart also provides you the option of displaying text boxes where you can take input from the customer and you can charge the customer for it. This is a … Read more How to setup Zencart TEXT attribute for your product

How to display state/province dropdown instead of input box in Zencart

In the default Zencart template the customer is asked for his State/Province by entering the value into the text box. However, mistakes can happen at any time and the customer may mistype the name. Zencart checks the name against the zones input in the admin panel. If it does not match Zencart flags an error … Read more How to display state/province dropdown instead of input box in Zencart

How to specify canonical page for Google

If your website has some pages which have highly similar content then that may prove detrimental to your SEO efforts. How you may ask? Take for example the following 3 URLs http://www.example.com/some_page.php?arg1=val1 http://www.example.com/some_page.php?arg1=val1&arg2=val2 http://www.example.com/some_page.php?arg1=val1&arg2=val2&arg3=val3 As you may notice the page is the same in all 3 examples. Assume that the main function of the page … Read more How to specify canonical page for Google