How to fix the issue: Product images missing in backend but not in the frontend

Introduction Recently I have to fix a strange issue for one of my clients. The issue was that product images were missing from ‘Images’ tab of product edit form (as depicted below), though they were displaying fine in the frontend. After going through the table relationship for catalog product images (as shown below), it was …

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Utilizing debug_backtrace() function for Magento debugging

Introduction As promised, back with the 2nd utility function for Magento (printDebugBacktrace). This function will help you to print the backtrace. As you know that Magento has so many classes and flow/interlinking of those classes’ methods are really vague. So this function will help you to debug/trace in such cases. printDebugBacktrace function looks like: public …

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Magento utility function: How to easily create select box for drop-down attributes?

From now onward i will be sharing custom utility functions on regular basis which will make your programming life easier to some extent at least in case of Magento 🙂 Here i am going to share an utility function which will help you to create select box for drop-down attributes(manufacturer, color, size etc.) of a …

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Updating product prices in Magento in an easier & faster way

Introduction Product prices can be updated via default import profile though but this is very slow and requires lots of CSV fields(besides sku & price) for updating. Today I am going to talk about updating product prices just by using CSV with two fields: sku & price(new) which is very fast enough even for thousands …

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