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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Magento SQL error SQLSTATE[HY000]

SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 1205 Lock wait timeout exceeded; try restarting transaction I have been receiving this error for a few days and couldn’t figure out what the problem was.  It wouldn’t let me update products and save to SQL. I found this site which gave the following instructions: Login to cpanel and phpMyAdmin, click on…

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Magento Paypal IPN error

I was receiving messages from Paypal regarding incorrect IPN setup, This link has a workaround I still seemed to be getting my orders anyway and the orders showed correctly as processing in Magento.

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Magento 1.9.1 customer e-mail templates

To update the customer e-mail templates follow this guide to create new templates from the originals if desired.  Don’t forget to assign the new template to e-mail, in my case Settings>Config>Sales>Sales E-mails click the drop down and select the new template.