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Magento: Wrong count in admin Grid when using GROUP BY clause

In Magento 1.x when you use GROUP BY clause in any Grid.php file in admin, the count always display wrong. Many times it displays 1 even if there are many records. Due to this your pagination also doesn’t work. This is a bug in Magento. Your getSize() always returns wrong count whereas total records in grid are proper.

To fix this, you need to edit one of your core file. As it’s not a good practice to edit core file, we will here override the core file. Overriding LIB module.

Copy Db.php file from magento / lib / Varien / Data / Collection / Db.php

Paste it to your local directory so the resultant folder structure would look like this:

magento / app / code / local / Varien / Data / Collection / Db.php

Now open this file to edit and replace getSelectCountSql function with below one