Bug in Magento 1.4.1.1: Pagination links missing in tagged product list

Today, I noticed one bug in Magento 1.4.1.1: Pagination links (Page: 1, 2, 3 …) were missing in the tagged product list. After looking into a later version of Magento 1.5.x, it was found that issue was due to following missing blocks in ‘tag_product_list’ handle of layout file: app/design/frontend/[interface]/[theme]/layout/tag.xml: <block type=”catalog/product_list_toolbar” name=”product_list_toolbar” template=”catalog/product/list/toolbar.phtml”> <block type=”page/html_pager” …

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How to change default sort order/dir in Magento search results?

Introduction Today we will be discussing how to change the default sort order/dir in Magento search results (simple & advanced). Regarding solution, some say you need to change the /app/code/core/Mage/Catalog/Block/Product/List/Toolbar.php file in order to change the default sort order field and dir. But you don’t need to do so as there is an extremely easy …

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