Fix an issue where Zend Framework errors out on PDF invoice generation.
The root of the problem is that you’ve set the PDF logo as a PNG file type. The Zend Framework class that handles the PDF compilation doesn’t support de-interlaced images, which is a very common state for PNG file types.
The createEntityTables() method has been broken for quite some time now, and in version 1.7 it still has some issues to be fixed before being used.
When creating a new Magento module you might have a need for creating a new entity type. In Alan Storm’s famed Advanced Magento ORM article, there is a brief tutorial on creating a new entity type with the method createEntityTables(). Note that this method may have different problems depending on your version — separate problems occur for Magento 1.6. The fix listed here is for Magento 1.7.
So let’s troubleshoot, shall we?
The default text for configurable product options in Magento is too verbose. This article covers how to change the default text without extending or modifying core code.
The default option text for a configurable product is a little too verbose for my liking. Choose an Option… comes in at a whopping 20 characters, which isn’t so nice for some layouts.
Furthermore, you might want to personalize the text more to the specific attribute. So instead of a generic message, a ‘Choose a Size..’ option would appear instead.
How to solve an issue with a corrupted user directory taking out your precious borders and menus without warning.
I switched to LinuxMint 13 Maya after two things happened. First, Ubuntu still hasn’t given way with the whole Unity spiel. Then after upgrading my Xubuntu 11 install to 12, I was having performance issues on a $1,200 machine.
So I gave LinuxMint Maya a run and really enjoyed it. After a reboot I noticed all my system menus, buttons, and title bar were gone like so:
You have a selection. Now you want to alter it by adding or subtracting to it while keeping the rest of the selection. Here’s an easy shortcut to do just that.
Here we’ll look at two keys used among many tools in Photoshop: shift and alt. Using both, in this example we are subtracting or adding to the current selection with the selection tool. (more…)
A quick fix for installing Adobe Flash on Ubuntu 12.04′s Chromium application.
Sounds like someone did a fresh upgrade or install! That’s fine, you’ll be back on YouTube in 40 seconds with this simple command line fix. (more…)
You want to install a plugin on your local machine to test it out before pushing it live. Trouble is, WordPress is inconveniently prompting for FTP or SFTP credentials. Let’s solve that.
The prompt for SFTP and FTP details means that you don’t have the right permissions to download or upgrade plugins or the WordPress core. (more…)