Archive for November 2012

Magento : Who to install extensions.

Step 1:  Clear the cache in Magento

a) You can clean the magento cache by two way :

a.1)  Through the Magento admin area > System > Cache Management >Flush Magento Cache   and   Flush Cache Storage

a.2)  Magento keeps its cache in /var/cache located inside the Magento installation  directory.
So, for example, if your Magento is installed in your main public_html folder,
the cache will be in public_html/var/cache.

Step 2:

a)  You can install extension  by two way : Form admin side  or/and  from Ftp

a.1) Login again in  Magento admin area .

a.2) Through the Magento admin area > System > Magento Connect >Magento

Connect  Manager > ( Login  again here with same admin details of site )

a.3) Make Sure  VAR, Media , APP/etc , Downloader  folders  having writeable

permission .

a.4) Get the Magento extension key  form (key will be different as per extensions)

http://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/

a.5) How to got key  as per extension ?

Answer :  See the below  block “How to got key  as per extension” .

a.6) Enter the key   in input text  like as below image :

 

b) Some time  you got  error  regarding permission in that  case   step 2.a is not working
properly  so  you need  extra setting at magento connect . So Follow the below steps :

b.1)  Click at Setting   and fill the  FTP  host  and user details like as below image :

 

Step 3: Some time  you have paid extension package  . In that case you need to upload
those files at server direct  Via  FTP . Like as below images :

Step 4:  Clear the cache again in Magento .

 

 

set cron job in custom module of magento

Magento allows you to schedule custom tasks in an XML configuration, in a similar manner to the UNIX crontab style. Here is an example from app/code/local/namespace/module/etc/config.xml:

That will run every 15 minutes on the quarter hour.

To execute all these configured tasks, the cron.php file located in the Magento root will need to be run periodically, for example every 15 minutes. Basically, this script will check if it needs to run any tasks, and if it needs to schedule any future tasks.