Super XML Feed for Magento 1 / Version 1.5.1
Installation & Upgrade
The first thing to do is to disable cache and compilation in Magento Admin.
- Access your backend and go to "System" → "Cache Management". Select all cache types and in the "Actions" options, select "Disable". Click "Submit" to disable.
- Go to "System" → "Tools" → "Compilation" and disable if is enabled.
- Go to "System" → "Configuration" → "Catalog" → "Catalog" → "Product Image Placeholders" and define default images for the products.
- Now install the extension.
Installation or Upgrade:
In folder "extension", you will find all files for the extension.
Access your favorite FTP client, create and upload the folders and all files as below:
(The variable DIRECTORY is your magento install target. Eg: "/public_html/", "/www/magento/", ... )
- Put all folders and files of app/code/local/ShopInDev/SuperXmlFeed/ in DIRECTORY/app/code/local/ShopInDev/SuperXmlFeed/
- Put all folders and files of app/design/adminhtml/default/default/layout/shopindev/ in DIRECTORY/app/design/adminhtml/default/default/layout/shopindev/
- Put all folders and files of app/design/adminhtml/default/default/template/shopindev/ in DIRECTORY/app/design/adminhtml/default/default/template/shopindev/
- Put app/locale/pt_BR/ShopInDev_SuperXmlFeed.csv in DIRECTORY/app/locale/pt_BR/
- Put app/etc/modules/ShopInDev_SuperXmlFeed.xml in DIRECTORY/app/etc/modules/
- Logout from admin and make log in again.
- Go to "Catalog" → "XML Feeds".
- Under that page, create your XMLs feeds - see configuration section.
- Check the extension working at your store.
You can customize the extension options in admin. Log in admin and go to "System" → "Configuration" → "Catalog" → "XML Feeds" and make your changes.
After the customization, please make sure you clean all cache in your store.
To manage the XMLs, log in admin and go to "Catalog" → "XML Feeds". From that page you can create new XMLs feeds and make all customization for the feeds. In this package, you can see some examples for most common cases.
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- Added support to math with special and normal prices
- Added support for parent product syntax on child product loops
- General updates for Magento Coding Standard
- General fixes
- Support for composed fee on installments
- Bug fixes for installation with multiple stores
- Bug fix for creation of new XML Feeds
- Supplemental update for installments
- Syntax Highlight for XMLs
- New template tags: IF, IFNOT
- New cron options: Each 30 minutes, each 2 hours, each 4 hours, each 6 hours
- Installments now support minimum value
- XMLs now are compressed to reduce file size
- General changes
- Fixed an issue with attributes alphanumerics
- Better price handling for special products with empty prices on parent product
- Performance optimizations for feed generation
- Support for multiple filters
- Bug fixes on subcategories, function params and filter maxLength
- Fix for product stock filter for XML filters
- Performance optimizations
- Better support for store with multiple currencies
- Performance optimizations
- Better support for cron jobs with hourly options
- Admin rewrite to new Magento standard
- Introducing events observers to xml data processing
- Better support for child products and child products stock data
- Support for child products from bundled products
- Bug fixes
- Introducing filter options to better XML generation
- New function to retrieve store configurations - STORE::config
- New tag for alternate products URLs - PRODUCT::productUrl
- Support for child products with FOREACH template tag
- New filter: maxLength - to limit string characters
- When using tag weight on configurable and grouped products, the first child product weight now are retrieved
- New filter: toOutput - to process data as HTML output with Magento variables processing
- Refactoring for template model
- Added support to product types and product child's data
- Added option to include invisible products on XML Feed
- New function to calcule product price with maths
- New function to retrieve product images with custom dimensions
- Bug fix to avoid "image not found" error on products
- New filter: escapeHTML - for alternative XML escaping mode
- " & " now are replaced with " & " by default
- Fix for use correct url according to the scope of the store
- Fix to allow multiple products filters
- Better XML variables processing
- Added support to function variables with parameters
- Templates revisited
- Templates migrated to new model for best processing
- New template tag: DEPEND
- Products with visibility as "Catalog" and "Search" now are included on feeds
- Fix for "Save & Generate" button
- New example for Zoom Marketplace
- New option to filter products results on XML Feed
- Cron jobs now are running properly
- Initial version for the extension