Always know where your towel is.

Increase verbosity

I saw something like this today: I couldn’t find anything in the manual or help about the dash-triple-v option other than the dash-v which enables verbose output. Turns out that by adding an extra v or two you’re increasing the verbosity of the output. Increase the verbosity I say!

Magento: getOrderId() deprecated

After Magento CE, Mage_Checkout_Block_Onepage_Success::getOrderId() has been deprecated. Need to get the order id? Don’t bother looking for getLastRealOrderId() as it uses Magento’s magical (or not so magical) getter/setter. More about that here:

Magento: One site, multiple domains

A client recently wanted 2 domains resolving to the same Magento instance. This is typically discouraged due to SEO concerns of duplicate data/information but I digress. Depending on your DNS management, you’d probably “park” the 2nd domain over the primary domain… done and dusted. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple with Magento due to its robust multi-site and URL rewriting system.…