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Dynamically add widget to .phtml file in Magento template


Recently I downloaded a Magento module that seemed to do what I want:  a list of tweets of a certain user, displayed in the frontend of Magento. However, the module was a widget. I did not want to create a CMS page or block solely for inputting the widget’s variable so I sorted out how […]

Magento widgets!


Magento just announced their widget system. Very nice, appears to solve three major pain points (with regards to missing or hard to use functions) in the CMS: Using Magento functionality inside CMS pages; Using other content blocks inside CMS pages; Linking to other pages within the shop. Check it out at their blog, I look […]

5 highlights of the Magento Enterprise Edition roadmap for 2009 & early 2010


Magento had a webinar yesterday where the roadmap for the Magento Enterprise Edition for Q3 / Q4 2009, & early 2010 was given. Some very exciting (and much-needed) new features were announced, hot off the presses here are the highlights: A WYSISYG CMS system with a lot more flexibility: including creating widgets, the maintenance of […]