How can I remove a phtml template file from my theme, but only from the home page?

My template file is "custome_home.phtml" at app/design/frontend/kalpak/ktheme/Magento_Theme/templates/html


First,you should find custome_home.phtml block name layout files or from backedn,

then using <referenceBlock name="BlockName" remove="true"/> from lyaout.

There are two way,you can do this:

From admin

Goto admin>Content>Page> then select your cms page>

and after that add below at code Design tab at your CMS home page at backend

<referenceContainer name="ParentContainerName">
     <referenceBlock name="BlocknameatLyaout" remove="true"/></referenceContainer>

From Layout file:

Goto app/design/frontend/[VendorTheme]/[ThemeName]/Magento_Cms/layout/cms_index_index.xml and below code

 <?xml version="1.0"?>
    <page xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="urn:magento:framework:View/Layout/etc/page_configuration.xsd">
<!-- add this code for remove block -->
    <referenceBlock name="BlockName" remove="true"/>

To be complete this is how to overwrite a home page phtml fille from a theme :


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<page_layouts xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"

    <layout id="custom_home">
        <label translate="true">custom_home</label>

This file is responsible for creating a custom page layout. You can set your page layouts in your Magento Admin section under Content->Page->select page-> Design


<?xml version="1.0"?>
<layout xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
    <update handle="empty"/>
    <referenceContainer name="page.wrapper">
        <container name="header.container" as="header_container" label="Page Header Container"  htmlTag="header" htmlClass="page-header" before="main.content"/>
        <container name="page.top" as="page_top" label="After Page Header" after="header.container"/>
        <container name="footer-container" as="footer" before="before.body.end" label="Page Footer Container" htmlTag="footer" htmlClass="page-footer" />

In this file you can decide your markup of the page. You can add or delete blocks or move container/blocks according to the default standards. For example i needed to overwrite the catalog.topnav menu to create a Mega Menu and in my module that creates it i used (this can also be done in the theme) :

<referenceBlock name="catalog.topnav" template="Designit_MegaMenu2::html/topmenu.phtml" class="Designit\MegaMenu2\Block\Html\MegaMenu">

More info about that : Custom Layout

Within this XML you can change template files from existing magento blocks or add blocks however you want.

Note : This is only true if you have Magento_Blank or something as a parent which i highly recommend!

Note 2 : A home page is not just 1 phtml file. It consists out of different blocks and i really recommend adjusting these blocks. This is the only correct way of theming your website

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