Technology ramblings of a pro breaker and fixer.

Fixed: Magento saving product very slow

OK here’s a quick simple fix for a magento problem that was doing my head in for a few days. Recently i had the pleasure of upgrading a clients magento to version1.6.2.0 from the 1.5.x.x chain, long story short I had a range of problems which Ive progressively fixed over the last few days, Read More

Magento Fixed: An error occurred while saving the URL rewrite

I recently upgraded magento to and had some major issues with SEF URLS and Re-indexing URL Rewrites After the upgrade I found that all search friendly URLs and product structures were MIA When i saved products and entries there was a massive delay / lag Re-indexing URL Rewrites failed Read More

Magento Paypal orders automatically cancelling

After tearing my hair out for weeks working on a problem where no matter what i tried every time an order was placed on a customers magento website, where paypal was the selected payment gateway the order would always automatically cancel nearly immediately after the order was placed. The Read More

Authenticating Google Account with Website Script (Analytics) Error | Fixed

Every so often we come across a user facing an error similar to this: The page you have requested cannot be displayed. Another site was requesting access to your Google Account, but sent a malformed request. Please contact the site that you were trying to use when you received this message to Read More

The convienience of Remote Support

Recently I had the misfortune of my work computer suffering a software meltdown right before the end of the day, to make things worse I had a critical report due by close of business. The issue stemmed from a recent upgrade of office to 2010. I tried (in the little time I had free to repair the Read More