Magento go live checklist

Posted by Damodar Bashyal on January 10, 2017


We are now preparing to go live with our first magento project at my current work place. So, I am trying to make a list of things that shouldn't be forgotten during and after going live.

Here are few things that I have came across so far. Suggest me below in the comment section if I missed any critical step.


How to override Magento Observers?

Posted by Damodar Bashyal on November 24, 2016


How to override Magento Observers?

Today's task was to show/hide M2ePro's 'Show eBay Order' button based on permission. Earlier I had done the similar task for 'Create RMA' button which was quite straight forward. But that rewrite didn't work this time as it was an Observer.

This is how I was able to hide 'RMA' tab and 'Create RMA' button from Magento order view page.


PHP undefined function mssql_connect and sqlsrv_connect

Posted by Damodar Bashyal on April 06, 2016


mssql_connect is now deprecated - now move to sqlsrv_connect -

ERROR: exception 'Exception' with message 'connection to mssql is not supported. Please download and follow directions from here -' in C:\_projects\technooze\app\code\local\Technooze\Schoolbrochure\Model\Mssql.php:182

For sqlsrv_connect to work download (Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server) from