Adding a Product

Catalog > Manage Products > Add New

Then you will be in page "New Product (Default)",

SKU is a string to trace a series of products, like "nike.women.top.size.32".

Status should be "enabled".

URL key is mandatory, dash separated English words, like "nike-women-top".

Visibility, it is suggested to use the default "Catalog & Search" value.

Click left column to choose "Price"

The "Tax Class" is mandatory.

Click left column to choose "Meta Description"

Copy the product's short description to "Meta Description", which will be shown in the Google result. The keywords are comma-separated.

Click left column to choose "Inventory"

The "Qty" (quantity) should be non-zero.

The "Stock Availability" should be "In stock". Notice that the default value should be changed.

Click left column to choose "Websites"

Then choose the websites where the product will be seen. Notice that, by default, non website is selected.

Click left column to choose "Categories"

Then choose the categories where the product will be seen. Notice that, by default, non category is selected.

 

Click left column to choose "Related Products"

The related products will be displayed when the users taking a look at the current product which you are trying to setup, as well as in the cart, when they are going to checkout.

 

Configuration while Installation

1. use server rewrite;

2. include store view in url;

3. remove "__from_store" from url: http://blog.itnmg.net/remove-magento-from-store/

edit: app/design/frontend/default/<theme>/template/pages/witch/languages.phtml (copy from  app/design/frontend/base/default/... if not existing): <?php echo $_lang->getCurrentUrl(false) ?>

 

Install Official Translation

See multi-lang-1 (backend, general) Magento 店铺多语言设置白杨清雨新浪博客 (2013-08-11 8-26-00 PM).htm

Quick Tip: http://connect20.magentocommerce.com/community/Mage_Locale_zh_CN

 

 

Programming Related

 

Mixed

http://www.webdosh.net/search/label/Magento

http://ajaditya.blogspot.se/2013/02/magento-get-user-login.html

 

Get Current Controller / Action / Module

http://pravams.com/2011/03/16/magento-get-the-controller-action-and-module-name/