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Set the Company field to be required in Magento. This changes the CSS code to show a required denotation. For Customer Address Book Section (registered customers ) : /app/design/frontend/base/default/template/customer/address/edit.phtml for “Contact Informatin” pages Company field. For checkout billing section : /app/design/frontend/base/default/template/checkout/onepage/billing.phtml For checkout shipping section : /app/design/frontend/base/default/template/checkout/onepage/shipping.phtml For registration section : /app/design/frontend/base/default/template/customer/form/register.phtml /app/design/frontend/base/default/template/customer/form/address.phtml Find looks  [ Read More ]

In order to provide a site-wide discount for all items (or specific categories of items) you must use a Catalog Price Rule in Magento. Unfortunately if you simply set this and walk away your prices will remain discounted for only about a day. Then they reset back to the non-discounted price. This is another “fantastic  [ Read More ]

While placing a slideshow on the homepage of Magento sites I used a version with thumbnails of the slides in a row underneath the slideshow area. When a thumbnail image is clicked it displays the corresponding slide. To do this I inserted hyperlinks surrounding the individual thumbnail images and included both TITLE and NAME tags  [ Read More ]

I ran into a strange problem with Magento. Anytime I would add a new product or update an existing product, the price of that product would be changed to reflect a discount – much like a sale price. Even if you simply ad an image to the product the product being updated now displays a  [ Read More ]

Thanks to Oğuz Çelikdemir for these excellent instructions on how to make the company field required. He provided the file locations and I added the line numbers & copy/paste code. Simply edit the class used in the input text field for required fields (if you look in these files you’ll see this class example used  [ Read More ]

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