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Magento Caching

Magento uses caching extensively. If you also want to be able to save something to cache rather than reading from the database or some more expense resource like that, it’s simple: $value = Mage::app()->loadCache(‘my_cache_key’); If the key isn’t...
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Loading Blocks

Sometimes I’m banging my head against the wall trying to figure out why my block isn’t loading right or some other layout element isn’t rendering.  And I’ve always wished I could just see the layout as Magento is seeing it.  So I finally dug...
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