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PCI DSS Compliant Magento Payment Method Easy And Without Headache

PCI DSS Compliant Magento Payment Method Easy And Without Headache

During visiting of MeetMagento Poland conference, there was very interesting discussion during sessions about Magento payment methods, that submit data directly to the payment provider website, without sending any sensitive information to any Magento controller. It is funny, but just in September last year I’ve build a similar extension for our client. Of course there is already similar...

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CheckItOut 1.5.0: Now the fastest checkout extension!

We happy to announce the release of new CheckItOut! extension version 1.5.0. It is our new Major release with great improvements in performance and number of AJAX calls. Also now JS files are better organized and it will be easier for you, as a developer, to customize the extension. New Features: Reorganized architecture of AJAX communication to get rid of all the redundant calls to server. Now...

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Magento Checkout: Shopping Cart Flow

Magento Checkout: Shopping Cart Flow

Shopping Cart is a starting point for every customer in the checkout flow. That is why the article about it, is the next one in “Magento Checkout from A to Z” series. In this article you will learn what happens during viewing shopping cart page, adding product to cart or changing products’ qty. As well you will get familiar with some customizations principles of that...

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Our Magento Checkout Extension Ideas & Architecture Revealed

In 2010 when I started development of our Magento checkout module, the main idea was to bring an extension that will be developed for a developer. The origins of the extension, were in my first Magento freelance work on custom project module, in few months after I left Magento company. But actually, today’s article isn’t about extension history, it is more about some cool features...

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Magento Smart Trick of The Day: Dynamic Home Page

Today there we were discussing one of the project specific functionality. Customer wants to show different homepage for logged in and logged out users. And the were a lot of ideas on rewriting controller, helper or model. However, in the end, the smartest idea was to realize all this logic without any rewrite. Idea So as all of you know, the identifier of the home page is stored in configuration...

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Magento and style custom elements of the form

Current realities of web-design require from the front-end developer to copy all elements. One of the most difficult on my opinion are elements of the forms. Realization has varying difficulty for online business card and for huge CMS like Magento. Is it possible to make it pixel to pixel with the design for Magento template? Certainly yes, but just if you know all render content. If you want to...

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