Magento 1.9 Exception printing is disabled and can’t connect to MySQL server errors
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Magento 1.9 Exception printing is disabled and can’t connect to MySQL server errors

After moving my Magento 1.9 store to a new host I got the error below and couldn’t fit it: Exception printing is disabled by default for security reasons. I tried a method mentioned at HostGator (not my host) which required me to navigate to the magento/lib/Zend/Cache/Backend/File.php and change a bit of code.  Unfortunately, that did not…

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Critical Patch SUPEE-5344 for Magento 1.9.1.0 CE installing without SSH access

I was stressing about my new store install and installing the critical patch, I found this excellent guide and download to patch via FTP.  I first tested my site at shoplift.byte.nl and I got the dreaded red warning that my site was vulnerable.  I followed the instructions below and made a backup first. Applying Magento patches via…

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Magento 1.9.1 Editing the estimated shipping box text

I wasn’t sure where the template was to edit the shipping box, this answer gave me the info Try enable magento path hints which should show the block/template that is displaying this info. To turn on template path hints in Magento: log into the magento back-end admin. Go to System -> Configuration in the main…

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Magento 1.9.1 Categories and Sub Categories not displaying all products

I had an issue with the main category and sub category not displaying products when the main category is clicked on, I only got a page with 0 products in category. The solution found here was simple but unbeknown to me: Go to Admin -> Catalog -> Manage Categories -> “Select Category” -> Display Settings ->…