Hi there.

I'm Erfan - a full-stack Magento developer and consultant living in Perth, Australia. I'm the organiser of Western Australia's Magento meetup and at the moment I'm working at SPEQS, a startup that will revolutionise how people buy eyewear online.

You can check out my blog below, or get in touch with me here.


I’m sure you’ve saved something in Magento’s admin area and seen that a cache got invalidated - whether it was modifying a Mailchimp setting, or refreshed some indexes. Maybe you created a cached block and you want it to clear/refresh its cache after a specific setting gets altered. It’s good to know…...
Something I recently found out, is a feature that all blocks have. Interestingly enough, it wasn’t part of the Frontend certification, maybe because it isn’t used very much. I decided to dig into it anyway. It’s pretty simple - Mage_Core_Block_Abstract has the ability to group it’s children blocks without…...