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Magento Site design

Is the Magento site design linked into its database in anyway? Meaning if I move a new magento site in on top of the current on, will the existing database make a difference cosmetically?
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Why isn't there a “base” design package in adminhtml?

Why isn't there a /design/adminhtml/base and /skin/adminhtml/base? Sine CE 1.4 and EE 1.8 the frontend section uses /design/base now instead of /design/default as the final fallback area. It seems ...
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What do you do when xml layout isn't enough to position something where you want

According to this article a good theme should have "no .phtml template files, except for those that were modified to support the new theme. (Usually this number will be very small.)" So in an ideal ...
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creating a product catalog prior to hiring design/development team?

I work with a specialty retailer which has a heavily trafficked static html web site but which has never had a fully functional shopping cart - we take orders via e-mail and phone and also have a ...
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How can I change the design for a single cms page content heading?

I've been trying to set a custom design for a cms page, but I can't seem to figure out how to reference it. I just need to add a class to it, so I created a template as in the instructions here only ...
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How to Find/Change logo on main page? [closed]

I'm trying to change a logo by a website developer...they no longer answer our calls and I really need help. I found the area of the backend that allows you to change your logo, but i have no clue ...
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right side bar not display

I want to display products in registration side bar. i have added reference to customer.xml. <customer_account_index translate="label"> <label>Customer My Account Dashboard</...
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Add graphics design to Magento site's background [closed]

please visit this link : http://www.toysrus.com/ on the left side of the site, you can see some star marks and design did by graphics team. I want to know how to do as like that in magento site.
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How can I add a button under Additional Cache Management?

Magento's cache page (accessible via System → Cache Management) has a section titled Additional Cache Management. Is there a way that I can add my own button to this page without creating a copy of ...
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Deploy magento package design view in user's theme

I created a module on magento connect and I have a question about it. How to do to tell magento connect to deploy my module'views (phtml files) into my user's magento folder? Maybe it's a stupid ...
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How to get the list of stores

Here is my setup: 1 website, 4 stores and 1 storeview by store I would like to collect the list of my stores. I created my block named "storenav." In "layout/page.xml" to the desired location, I ...
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How to create two store views with different designs?

I would like to create two store views. One store view that has no header and footer (I want to use this one for my mobile apps). Another store view that has header and footer (I want to use this ...
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Get Current Package Name

Before saying this post is a duplicate please read. I have a real head scratcher for you. I am trying to get the current package name being used. In a clean install with 1.9, the current package ...
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Create your Own Design Theme

I like to design my own skin of the website. I created 2 new folders with the name examplefolder in the directory, the path is: 1) app/design/frontend/default/examplefolder 2) skin/frontend/default/...
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Beginner—use custom *.phtml for each page

I am quiet new to magento and I about to code a custom template for a client. I would like to use one custom global main template file. By this I mean a template file that includes the: <!DOCTYPE ...
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Why is disabled status 2 instead of 0?

A question for any magento devs: Why is it that an enabled product has status 1, while a disabled product has a status of 2? Usually, "enabled" or "active" or whatever gets the status 1, while the ...
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Where is the login page .phtml file?

I want to change login page file (some design additional) but I didn't find the file (I think it's login.phtml file, right?) from anywhere! I changed login.phtml file in base and my custom theme's ...
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Magento Theme Interface

When reading the design guide here: http://www.magentocommerce.com/design_guide/articles/working-with-magento-themes This folder structure is often mentioned: ‘app/design/frontend/my_interface/...
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not working one form two buttons to submit

i have phtml file which has two submit buttons of type submit or button. Either is not working. If i mention one button type as submit and other type as button, then its not posting the values in the ...
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Custom Design Area

We have some templates relating to our store(s) but not actually part of the Magento; they sit on a remote server (SagePay hosted payment forms). To help us keep track of the hosted templates we'd ...
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How to find a reliable Magento developer?

I am the owner of a start up business that sells on eBay, but I've been working a lot with the Magento back end setting up a store with a template. I got tired of the template after a time because I ...
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Use of system > configuration > design and System > Design

Hi can any one explain Differences and similarities between System > Configuration > Design and System > Design to configure the design fallback
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Should i keep the default Magento CSS classes when creating a new template?

i am quite new in magento templating. I am creating a new theme based on Foundation framework. My question is do i have to leave the default CSS classes of the base template? If i delete them and ...
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Is there any way to set different theme depends on customer group?

I want to show different theme depends on customer group.Is there any way to set different theme dynamically? For Eg.: Theme A for General customer group and Theme B for Wholesale customer group. ...
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<referece name=“root”> does not work

following this article I created: app/desgin/frontend/<my_template>/ +template/page/main.phtml +layout/local.xml In local.xml I have: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <...
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How can I know which .css file is used for a certain template?

How can I get to know which styling file is used for a certain template. Because for the billing/shipping checkout templates, there is one css file used. But when I want to modify the template for ...
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Watermark changed in admin still has default magento watermark

I changed the watermark image in admin. It is applied for both the default and site level. The magento watermark still applies even after clearing cache. What could be the reason for it?
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Blank theme: Sticky footer at bottom of the page

I use the blank theme for my shop. The design looks great except when there is only one item in the cart or if it is empty. In this case the content in is very short, with the footer just coming ...
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Expanded navigation by default

I use the Sidebar Navigation Menu Professional for Magento by CODNITIVE and I am trying to make it expanded by default. Particularly I need a solution to make just the first list item expanded by ...
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Date range error when trying to change the design

I'm test running Magento 1.8.0.0 (community) and I've stumbled upon an error when trying to change designs. First, I changed the design from the default to "default/iphone", and it worked like a charm....
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Custom category designs won't apply without category url slug?

I'm experiencing a weird issue: Let's say category A has a custom design. When I open the product via domain.com/category-a/product.html the custom design applies correctly. But when I open the ...
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After setting up a subsite, how to change template to same as default but showing diff catalog?

I have several subsites that I've set up on a site I've inherited where there needs to be several sites with differing domains. I found this tutorial and these two screencasts (Part 1 & Part 2) ...
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Get skin resource path or url for set package and theme

I'm trying to get the header logo image and having some issues.. I keep getting the base/default package/theme instead of what is set as the package and theme for skin in the admin. Here is some code ...
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Magento Adminhtml Font and Markup

I want to customize the Magento admin with an stylish icon font (think Wingdings). In most cases it's easy enough to do entirely via CSS with the :before pseudo-selector, outputting content: that is ...