I updated a Magento shop from to version and now I can't add products to cart and I receive warning every time I reload product page. It's in the function _generateAction($node, $parent) in Mage\Core\Model\Layout.php and when I add log I get for helper checkout

Mage_Core_Model_Layout_Element Object
    [@attributes] => Array
            [helper] => checkout/


I am confused, don't know really how to look for solution and where to start from.


Somewhere in your layout XML files, you probably have

<action method="..."><... helper="checkout/" /></action>
                                  here's the problem

after the slash a method name is missing. That's causing the weird error message, which should read does not have a method '' (empty method name).

  • Thank you. There was in one layout.xml <action method="removeLinkByUrl"> <url helper="checkout/" /> </action> – ZUk Jan 6 '16 at 16:39

Having similar problem, checkout is working fine but system.log is filled up with thousands of instances of

ERR (3): Warning: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, class 'Mage_Checkout_Helper_Data' does not have a method 'cart'  in xxx/public_html/app/code/core/Mage/Core/Model/Layout.php on line 324

I checked my template's layout xml files, the only reference I could find was in local.xml:

<action method="addLink" translate="label title" module="customer"><label>View Cart</label><url helper="checkout/cart"/><title>View Cart</title><prepare/><urlParams/><position>20</position><liParams>class="cart-link"</liParams></action>

But this seems correct. Where else should I look?


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