Tips&Tricks

Magento Security Patch 6788 and Static Blocks

January 11, 2016 / Posted in Magento, Tips&Tricks by Artem Demidov
Magento Security Patch 6788 and Static Blocks

Security patch 6788 can cause problems in the displaying of static blocks. This issue is related to changes that the patch applies to the work of Mage_Core_Model_Email_Template_Filter class that is located in the following file: app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Email/Template/Filter.php. This class contains blockDirective method that creates a block and returns html-code for this block. The patch 6788 adds a code to this method and this code checks whether the block is allowed or not.

Before installing the patch the code for creation of blocks looks as following: (more…)

How to Prepare Your Store for High Load

October 26, 2015 / Posted in Magento, Tips&Tricks by Andrey Dubina
How to Prepare Your Store for High Load

US Retail Federation forecasts that online sales will grow by 12% over last year.

During sales your ecommerce site faces increase in traffic. Are you sure that your Magento store is ready for it?

Don’t forget to review your configuration settings to ensure your online store works correctly and is ready for high load. (more…)