Magento Google Tag Manager Ecommerce

This one took a while to figure out and get it reporting correctly, the idea of Google Tag Manager is to make things easier – I’m not convinced! Firstly you need to install this plugin from Magento Connect http://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/google-tag-manager-3.html You need to use this one as its the only one that has the data layer […]

Magento Matrix Rates and Recurring Profiles (nominal items)

I posted the following question on stackoverflow: I’m using magento and I have matrix rates to handle the shipping, I’ve just setup a product with a recurring profile, magento’s knowledge base says this for recurring profiles “The list of available shipping methods during the shopping cart checkout is restricted to the fixed only (Fixed, Table […]

Removing paypal/express/review step in Magento

If you use Paypal express in Magento it has a rather annoying /paypal/express/review page once you have confirmed everything in Paypal. Its quite simple to remove this page Firstly go to: /app/code/core/Mage/Paypal/Controller/Express/Abstract.php Look for  $this->_redirect(‘*/*/review’); Replace with $this->_redirect(‘*/*/placeOrder’); Secondly go to: /app/code/core/Mage/Paypal/Model/Config.php Look for public function getExpressCheckoutStartUrl($token) { return $this->getPaypalUrl(array( ‘cmd’ => ‘_express-checkout’, ‘token’ => $token, […]