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I am unable to find the setIsHandle method ie defined inside action tag in page.xml under the node page_one_column.

<action method="setIsHandle"><applied>1</applied></action>

And what is purpose of using this ?

Comments state that it "Mark root page block that template is applied"

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There is no method setIsHandle.
It's a magic setter. It's equivalent to ->setData('is_handle', 1).

The value set by this, is later retrieved using getIsHandle that is equivalent with ->getData('is_handle') in the Mage_Page_Helper_Layout::applyTemplate method.

  • You do not give time to answer the question.... :).. More faster than me :) – Amit Bera Aug 28 '15 at 11:45
  • cool thanks much @marius , where it is used ? I mean purpose – Dimag Kharab Aug 28 '15 at 11:55
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    I'm not 100% sure, but it's something related to the layout of the root block. – Marius Aug 28 '15 at 11:58
  • By setting is_handle to 1 before the method Marius mentioned is executed you can avoid that a page layout is applied. Page layout in this context means something like the design tabs for CMS pages, categories or products. – Matthias Zeis Dec 2 '15 at 12:08

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