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May 26, 2013

Magento filter products by status

Get all the products with status equal to enabled/disabled.

If you are using Flat Catalog in Magento, you will not get disabled products by this filter as in flat table all the products are only enabled one. You can check if your Magento website uses flat catalog or not by going here:
Admin > System > Configuration > Catalog section > Catalog > Frontend

Check Use Flat Catalog Category and Use Flat Catalog Product, if they are Yes it means you are using flat catalog, if they are No it means you are NOT using flat catalog.

So, if you don’t have flat catalog enabled and you want to filter all the products with status equal to disabled, you can use below code:

$products = Mage::getModel('catalog/category')->load($category_id)
->addAttributeToSelect('*') //whatever attributes you want to get here
    array('eq' => Mage_Catalog_Model_Product_Status::STATUS_DISABLED) 
        //replace DISABLED to ENABLED for products with status enabled
Apr 21, 2012

Magento: Difference between order states and statuses

If you are building website in Magento, you may have noticed that there are two columns in sales_flat_order table which are confusing. These are state and status. You might think what is the difference between these two, both having same meaning.

Well, this is not the case. They both are different. State is used by magento to tell if the order is new, processing, complete, holded, closed, canceled, etc.; while Statuses are the one that YOU would be defining at the backend in System -> Order Statuses. Magento displays order STATUSES and not STATES in the backend order detail page to let you know which status is assigned as per your mapping. Remember, multiple statuses can be mapped with one state, while vice versa is not possible. Continue reading »

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