I'd like to overwrite the way this file works:


I thought all I had to do was copy it to:


That does not appear to be working. Is there another option available? My goal is just to change the HTML that is used here.

  • Had you clear all cache after put your file in local folder? – Chirag Rajput Apr 18 '18 at 13:26
  • caching is turned off, but I did go in and clear it anyway. – Battle Mage Apr 18 '18 at 13:31
  • So it is working now? – Chirag Rajput Apr 18 '18 at 13:34
  • @ChiragRajput no. – Battle Mage Apr 18 '18 at 13:35
  • Would you be able to accomplish your desired edits by copying app/design/frontend/base/default/template/catalog/product/view/options/type to a subtheme\fallback file? i.e. app/design/frontend/your/theme/template/catalog/product/view/options/type – mtr.web Apr 18 '18 at 19:23

In the linked code (below for posterity), the path


should be


because the block class is specified using lowercase in layout XML files (eg. https://github.com/benmarks/magento-mirror/blob/


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>  

Hope this will help you.


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