PHP

Getting Familiar With Magento Callout Blocks

Often you have call-to-action images that you want to display in several locations on your Magento site. Perhaps you are pushing a certain line of merchandise, offering a promotion, etc. These types of call-to-action images are referred to in Magento {…}

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Add PHP to Your Windows Path Variable

Like many developers, I write code on my local machine. WAMP is my tool of choice as the majority of my projects are PHP based. Certain situations require me to run PHP tasks from the Windows command prompt (ie: reindexing {…}

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Installing APC for PHP in WAMP

Trying to crank out a bit more performance from WAMP? One simple way is to cache PHP. The most popular PHP caching plugin is APC (Alternative PHP Cache). The web is littered with posts on how to properly install APC {…}

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How to Upgrade PHP in WAMP

One of the great things about WAMP is that it allows you to easily switch between different versions of PHP. All you need to do is properly install the different versions of PHP for your machine. Here is how it’s {…}

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