Earlier this week, we glossed over Magento its messages system. Today, we will be customizing those messages in the backend by replacing them with Growl-like notifications.
Every once in a while, efforts are initiated to push Magento off its throne. Not often are they acknowledged or find serious following other than an initial burst. With an out of the blue funding of $5M, Sellvana might be different.
For a long period of time, messages.phtml was nothing more than bytes wasted in your Magento installation. Today we will be taking a look at the inner functioning of the messages spawned by Magento.
Most Magento developers will have at least a few skeleton Magento installations within their development environment. MageSpawner is a useful tool for setting up these installations real quick.
Did you know that instead of making use of rewrite-rules, you can use Magento its event driven architecture to customize the backend? It’s a lot cleaner and arguably easier, too.