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Magento Connect exceeds 4000 listed extensions

May 5, 2011 Leave a comment

I just noticed that MagentoConnect has over 4000 extensions listed… way to go Magento!

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Magento Connect’s Top 10 Contributors

May 4, 2011 Leave a comment

Did you ever want to know who’s contributing the most extensions to Magento Connect? Have a look below.

Image Latest Extension Price Developer Extensions
1. sports 180.00 templatemonster 232
2. CleanUp 99.00 VisualFrames 137
3. Magesupport HandBag Theme 109.00 magesupport 129
4. Image Slider 69.00 aheadworks 90
5. Rock Star Premium Theme 250.00 TemplatesMaster 77
6. Easy Ajax Cart 79.00 Mage-World 76
7. Product Social Media 99.00 magestore 60
8. HelloDisplay Theme 79.00 59
9. MT Moscho fashion themes 80.00 Magenthemes 53
10. Magik Handbags 99.00 MagentoMagik 50
Last Updated: 05/04/2011

See the full list here

Categories: magento

magentopop – my new magento focused blog

April 23, 2011 Leave a comment

I’ve finally decided to organize and download all my magento experiences into one place. For now it will be over at until I get it onto a more permanent home at

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Magento – get at $_POST inside module Observer.php

March 18, 2010 1 comment

Interesting dilemma, the module observer is getting triggered off a _before_save event, so the $observer passes in the save event that is internal to magento, not off a controller action. So how to get at the $_REQUEST variables? Well… the right way, I mean, of course we could go over Magento’s head to the global vars. But let’s keep things nice and neat.

To get at the request variable use this:

Mage::app()->getFrontController()->getRequest()->getParam('default_shipping', false);

Needless to say, I’ve been playing around, customizing the address book feature of magento.

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