Sending JSON data to the remote server

JSON: JavaScript Object Notation. JSON is syntax for storing and exchanging text information. Much like XML. JSON is smaller than XML, and faster and easier to parse. You may need to post JSON data to the server for different purposes. If you are wondering about ‘How to send JSON data to the remote server?’ then …

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Fixing target=”_blank” for W3C compliance using Javascript / jQuery

HTML 4.0 Strict and XHTML 1.0 Strict recommendations of the W3C no longer include the target attribute of the <a> tag. The Transitional versions of the specifications still include it, but by definition, these specs are on the way out. So this means you can’t use target=”_blank” for your <a> tags if you want to …

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Usage of image preloading for color swatch operation

Color Swatch is often a requirement for Magento Stores. You can find lots of Color Swatch Extensions and tutorials on the internet. Most of them are slow in speed in terms of swatching the image. So I am sharing some tips on overcoming that. You just have to place the following code in app/design/frontend/*/*/catalog/product/view/media.phtml: <script …

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Release of newer version of jQuery Lightboxes 1.2.0

Introduction Magento community is showing great love towards the Magento Extension: jQuery Lightboxes (probably the #1 lightbox extension for Magento e-Commerce), as a result we are on the way to make it much better with lots of new features. Just we have released a newer version of jQuery Lightboxes i.e. 1.2.0. Changelog Version 1.1.0 – …

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How to use jQuery Lightboxes Extension for Cms pages / static blocks?

Introduction: There is no doubt that jQuery Lightboxes is one of the best jQuery lightbox extension for Magento’s media gallery(base image & more views). This extension comes with collection of jQuery lightboxes in one pack: Fancybox, Pirobox & Lightbox clone & many more features. Features: – Upgrade proof Module. – Checked for Magento Versions 1.3.x …

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