How to check if jQuery is already loaded in Magento

If you are building some custom extension for Magento and your extension includes jQuery, but you don’t want to load it if its already loaded by some other Magento extension or theme, then you can do so using your layout XML file as shown below. Here we are checking for the global window.jQuery variable. If […]

How to optimize Magento website performance

Magento if the most widely used e-commerce framework. In this post I have mentioned few important points through which we can optimize overall Magento website’s performance. Most optimizations will work with any version of Magento.  Note that here I assume your customized Magento website is build by following all the recommended coding standards (For more […]