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Magento Solution to SUPEE-8788 and Product Review Form

Magento CE ver. 1.7.0.2 We recently had a client contact us to let us know their product reviews weren’t working after the Magento security patches were applied. There were actually two issues at hand here. For one, the product review form was not working when customers were submitting reviews. As nothing would come through on the backend. And two, the Magento Product Review Follow-up Emails extension by TRM Marketing stopped sending out emails. In this article, we will be discussing the issue with the customer reviews not showing up in the backend of Magento for approval. Therefore, losing a client’s product review entirely. SUPEE-8788 And Product Review Form We took a quick look to find out what was going on with the product review form on the product pages of our client’s st...

Solved: Magento Product Review Follow-up Emails Stopped Working After SUPEE-6788 Installed

Magento ver. 1.7.0.2 We recently had a client contact us to let us know their product reviews weren’t working after the Magento security patches were applied. There were actually two issues at hand here. For one, the product review form was not working when customers were submitting reviews. As nothing would come through on the backend. And two, the Magento Product Review Follow-up Emails extension by TRM Marketing stopped sending out emails. In this article, we will be discussing the issue with the extension not working. After looking at the Magento Admin Panel => Reports => Follow-up Review Email Queue we found that the email queue had not been processed since the latest SUPEE-6788 security patch was applied. The scheduled “Send Time” column was showing dates that had a...

3 Promotional Products with Large Imprint Areas, See Them Now…

We all know that in the promotional advertising industry most, well at least from what I have seen, end users prefer large imprint areas and imprinting their company logo using the maximum imprint size possible. While some products do not allow enough room for large imprint areas, such as pens and keyholders, many do. Below are THREE promotional products from the Lindero Brands’ line that have large imprint areas. 3 Promotional Products with Large Imprint Areas That Scream Your Company’s Name! The Drive-In Photo Frame Photo Frames – The Drive-In photo frame has an excellent location for a large imprint area. Screen print it with a splash of color to make it pop out even more! Add your logo on either the drive-in frame found in brushed or high-polished aluminum. Place memo...

Magento 2.0 Required PHP Extenstions

This tutorial will take you through the steps on how to check what PHP extensions are installed on your server to meet PHP extension requirements for Magento 2.0. First you will need to login to putty; it does not matter if you login as a root user or not. After you have logged in type “php -m” and hit the enter key. A list of PHP modules (extensions) that are installed on your server will appear. Compare the list to Magento’s 2.0 Required PHP Extensions list. In my case scenario we are missing the extension mhash but come to find out that mhash is obsoleted by hash. So hash has replaced mhash which means we have all of the required PHP extensions for Magento 2.0. Required PHP extensions:  bc-math (enterprise edition only)  curl  gd, ImageMagick 6.3.7 (or later) or both  ...

Upgrade PHP For Magento 2.0 Installation

Magento 2.0 Community Edition (CE) Prerequisites: Apache version: 2.2 or 2.4 PHP verson: 5.5.22 or later (7.0.2–7.0.4 supported by Magento version 2.0.1 and later only) PHP Extensions: curl, gd OR ImageMagick 6.3.7 (or later), intl, mbstring, mcrypt, mhash, opcache (not required; highly recommended), openssl, PDO/MySQL, SimpleXML, soap, xml, xsl, zip, json (PHP 7 only), iconv (PHP 7 only) Prerequisite Check:  Apache version: 2.2.24  PHP version: 5.3.27 Hosting: Inmotion Hosting VPS Server Magento Software: 1.8.1.0 In this case scenario we have PHP version 5.3.27 installed so we will need to upgrade our VPS server’s version of PHP using EasyApache to PHP version 5.5.22 or later. We located InMotion Hosting’s Upgrade PHP using EasyApache support center article to assist us. We ha...

Breast Cancer Awareness Promotions

Breast Cancer Events And Walks National Breast Cancer Awareness month is October but that doesn’t mean you have to wait until October to show your support. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is one of the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation. Every walk and event is to honor those who have battled breast cancer, raise awareness, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with research. To find an event in your area visit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer Awareness Products In addition to holding events and walks many organizations provide pink promotional items for supporting the cause and to help raise awareness. Whether it be a pink shirt, a pink promotional keyring, or a pink compact mirror these breast canc...