Sometimes you need to add the ability to change cron expression for separate tasks in the admin panel through module settings. It is important to note that native Magento does not offer such possibility by default, however, it has this mechanism included. Let’s have a look at a default task catalog_product_index_price_reindex_all in the module Mage_Catalog: (more…)
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Magento Ajax Toolbar is an extension which allows a number of must-have UI features for your category page. One is Infinite Scroll (with or without a specific button) lets our customers see all the products in a category without reloading the page. It also provides you with a “go to top” button to quickly navigate back to the top menu. Sorting (list/grid, price based, etc) also reloads via Ajax allowing for experience uninterrupted by reloads.
- All results are available to view on the same page (infinite scroll);
- New results are uploaded via Ajax, which does not cause page reload;
- Set the module to upload results either automatically or by clicking the button;
- Convenient Back button which brings you back to the top of the page;
- Sorting and changing the catalog style (grid/list) is done via Ajax.