Magento Querks Foibles Frustrations and Fixes

If we ease the suffering of some poor dev whose been bashing his head against a wall and being driven to insanity by some friggin typo then we've achieved something good.

SOLVED: When an option is selected, copy of store appears below dropdown with SCP
See this thread:
Tue, 26 Oct, 2010 at 4:38 PM
Lightbox and SCP conflict
This thread has a link for fixing shadowbox but not light box, but may help:
Sun, 17 Oct, 2010 at 9:31 PM
ImageOption radios not validating
app\code\local\Magestore\Imageoption\Block\Select.php see Frith site for working copy Validation was looking to parent element to get radio image.
Sun, 17 Oct, 2010 at 9:31 PM
Unable to disable magento toolbar + pager using XML
Have spent 4 hours being unable to disable toolbars using XML update only to find that the block is hard coded.  Found a fix here: http://www.magentocomme...
Wed, 6 Aug, 2014 at 6:16 AM
How to add custom category view template in Magento
If you need to create different layouts depending on the product category in Magento:- Add this XML to Category Custom Layout Update and modify phtml file n...
Sun, 17 Oct, 2010 at 9:30 PM
<p> tags showing on category page on Magento frontend
Goto template/catalog/product/list.phtml &lt;?php echo nl2br($this-&gt;htmlEscape($_product-&gt;getShortDescription())) ?&gt; change to &...
Sun, 17 Oct, 2010 at 9:48 PM
Sticky Footers.
Stick footer CSS. /*Sticky Footer*/ html, body {height: 100%;} .wrapper {min-height: 100%;} .main {overflow:auto; padding-bottom: 288px!important;} /* ...
Tue, 19 Oct, 2010 at 2:20 PM
Custom view for certain products
Thu, 12 Jan, 2012 at 3:47 PM
How to update Magento Order Status in mySQL when order is stuck
Create a temporary table called temp with 2 columns, increment_id and status. Populate this table with orders numbers that need to be updated and the ...
Tue, 9 Dec, 2014 at 5:19 PM