Magento 2 installing new php library via composer

Hi, I had to install php library phpoffice/phpexcel for reading and writing excel files with php. The easiest solution seemed to be to use composer. But running the command composer require phpoffice/phpexcel gave me an error: composer require phpoffice/phpexcel [Composer\Downloader\TransportException] Invalid credentials for ‘https://repo.magento.com/packages.json’, aborting. require [–dev] [–prefer-source] [–prefer-dist] [–no-plugins] [–no-progress] [–no-update] [–update-no-dev] [–update-with-dependencies] [-ignore-platform-reqs] […]

Magento 1.9.1.0 and 500 Internal server error

HI, we recently begun working on a web shop whose owner wanted color swatch option for her store. We felt very lucky that Magento CE 1.9.1 came with that functionality. So we upgraded store from 1.9.0.1 to 1.9.1.0 But as usual, Magento upgrade didn’t go without problems. After the upgrading was finish, we coldn’t open […]

AW Blog different layout for posts view

Hi, I had some trouble recently with Magento 1.7.0.2. and AW Blog. I couldn’t set different layout for blog posts view. My Blog listing needed to have 1-column layout and blog posts view 2columns-right layout. Naturally I resorted to normal solution – add this lines inside aw_blog.xml file, in blog_post_view section: // inside aw_blog.xml layout […]