Send all queued emails

Since Magento CE 1.9.1 all “new order emails” are queued. A new defined cronjob core_email_queue_send_all is now processing the queued emails. During development it’s not very handy to run the job by a minute based scheduler. In this case you can use n98-magerun to start the cronjob manually.

Quick Tip: If you only see some question marks…

… this could be a PHP Unicode setting. Try to turn off detect_unicode in your php.ini. You can simply try this by running n98-magerun like this:

If question marks are gone the problem is solved. The PHP issue also affects some popular tools like composer or phpunit. Settings can be persisted in php.ini or […]

Add your own check to sys:check command

For two days we published the new n98-magerun version 1.90.0 with a refactored sys:check command. The command is now modular and all checks are organized in sub-classes. It’s now possible to add own checks to the command. The blog post shows you how easy it is. Registration of Check Classes If you investigate the distribution […]

Quick Tip: Run multiple specific indexers

To reindex all indexers we have the index:reindex:all command. In some cases it’s only needed to reindex only some indexers. Since version 1.75.0 you can specify the indexer by code if you run pass index codes direct as argument:

Tip: Use aliases to quick reference Magento XML config

Magento’s merged XML config is very huge but not all parts must be referenced during development. Some parts are really important for debugging. To do this smart n98-magerun offers the “config:dump” command which prints all the merged XML config at once. As second parameter you can add an XQuery like argument.

Tip: Create a Console Helper

Since version 1.77.0 we provide an easy registration of console helpers. Console Helpers are way to share functionality with other commands. I will show you how easy it is to create such a helper. Out example helper will return the current system time. Create a new module Create a new folder in your home directory […]

Quick Tip: PhpStorm command line tool support

This quick tip shows you how easy it it to integrate n98-magerun in your PhpStorm IDE. Download n98_magerun.xml file for PhpStorm command line tool support