Blog: A Magento Developer's Life

In my blog posts, I often describe things I observe in my day-to-day life as a Magento freelancer or little hacks that work well for me.

The Web Developer’s SEO Cheat Sheet 2.0

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It is my honor and privilege today to introduce the brand new version of The Web Developer’s SEO Cheat Sheet. This free and downloadable cheat sheet covers all of the important SEO code and best practices that are needed by online marketers and developers.

Magento Mobile Theme Overview

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It has been really quiet about the official Magento Mobile App so I have done a research for one of my customers that is in need of a solid, cost-efficient mobile solution that does not require building up a new site from ground (i.e. the mobile site should exist in addition to the current webpage – not replace it).

Overview of Zend Framework versions in Magento CE

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Perhaps somebody might be interested in an overview of the different Zend Framework versions that are used in each Magento CE release, e.g. if you are developing Magento modules and want to use some kind of Zend Framework methods that are only available after a certain ZF version.

Magento 1.9: Downloadable Products cannot be created

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In Magento 1.9 there is a JavaScript error on the product page in the backend that prohibits adding links to downloadable products when using the default German localization that ships with this Magento version.

A collection of my daily RSS feeds

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In this blog post I want to share with you a short list of my daily RSS feeds that I find very useful to stay up-to-date in different categories:

Available Magento Code Sniffer rulesets

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Basically I recommend following the PSR-2 standard for Coding Style Guidelines in Magento projects. Verifying your coding styles makes sense in any case – whether you are working in a large team of developers or as a freelancer for several clients. Agreeing to one common coding standard and following the rules improves readability and comparability.

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