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This extension allows you to insert images to products grid in the Magento admin.

Features

  • Display product thumbnails in Products Grid
  • Display product thumbnails in Crosssells, Upsells, Related products grids (Product edit page)

Installation

Clear the store cache under var/cache and all cookies for your store domain. Disable compilation for Magento 1.4+. This step eliminates almost all potential problems. It's necessary since Magento uses cache heavily.

Backup Your Data

Backup your store database and web directory.

Download and Extract

Download and unzip the extension content on your computer and navigate inside the extracted folder.

Upload Files

Step 1

Navigate inside step_1 directory. If you use a different from the default theme be sure to rename step_1/app/design/frontend/default/default and step_1/skin/frontend/default/default folders to your store's values. Use your FTP client to upload the content of step_1 directory to your store root.

Step 2

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1. Backup your web directory and store database.

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You can make backup copies with any tool you find appropriate

If you are going to use the native Magento backup function, navigate to System -> Tools -> Backups and perform System and Database backups

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 2. Log in to the Magento backend

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 3. Disable compilation

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Navigate to System -> Tools -> Compilation.

If Compiler status is Disabled, you can skip to the next step

If Compiler is enabled, disable it.

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IMPORTANT: after the extension is installed, you can enable the compilation again; IT IS CRUCIAL that you use "Run Compilation Process" function, not just "Enable button"

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Warning

Installing an extension with the Compilation enabled will result in store downtime.

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 4. Flush store cache

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You can flush the store cache in 2 ways:

  • via the backend:

Navigate to System -> Cache Management menu, and click Flush Magento Cache button

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  • via filesystem:

On your server, navigate to Magento root folder, then proceed to /var/cache/; delete all the content there.

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 5. Download the extension package from your account and extract the downloaded archive

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 6. Copy the content of /Step_1/ folder to your store's root directory

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 7. Copy the content of /Step_2/ folder to your store's root directory

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 8. Flush store cache again; log out from the backend and log in again.

Configuration

Go to System > Configuration > Admin Grid Thumbnail

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