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Always Redirect Customer to Dashboard

Always Redirect Customer to Dashboard

I got this situation that when ever the Customer Login on their account it is redirected to the Cart Page. This Always happen when the customer:  Empty The Cart > Logout > Login > Cart Page - Wrong Scenario. I got no problem as the transaction is completed. The correct scenario would be:  Empty The Cart > Logout > Login > Account Page. How could I code that?





Re: Always Redirect Customer to Dashboard

Hello AlenM,


By default Magento, if a customer logins, there are two cases:

+He always redirects to Dashboard

+He redirects to a page before logging (a reference page).

You can set this configuration: System > Configuration > CUSTOMERS > Customer Configuration > Login Options >  Redirect Customer to Account Dashboard after Logging in > Yes/ No



You should take a look at app/code/core/Mage/Customer/controllers/AccountController.php

protected function _loginPostRedirect(): this method defines target URL and redirect customer after logging in. You override this function:

We check if cart is empty: $totalItemsInCart = Mage::helper('checkout/cart')->getItemsCount(), we will set target URL is Dashboard and don't check a reference page.


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Re: Always Redirect Customer to Dashboard

Ok Thanks For the Information. I will wok on that.