Migrating Magento 1 from PHP 5.6 to PHP 7.0 – case study

The support for PHP 5.6 ends by the end of 2018. A while ago, Magento announced that Magento 1 is still going to be supported (more information here: If it’s not possible for you to migrate to Magento 2 now, perhaps it’s wise to consider changing the PHP version to 7.0. Is it even […]

External Database Handling in Magento 1

It’s sometimes the case that a merchant has a complete database of records necessary for his/their business operation. It could be archived data, more or less complicated relations between products (“Does the lens fit the camera?”), or simply databases from other applications. Magento has a set of classes and methods responsible for communication with tables […]

Magento 2 – Mass Backend Actions

While viewing a list of products or clients in our store, we sometimes need to carry out the same action on several records. For example, if we want to delete test users, we simply mark them, choose Actions > Delete > Submit and our store is in order in one click. Mass actions on a […]