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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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How do I rewrite a single element in a .phtml file?

In my custom module I want to rewrite parts of several .phtml files. For example, in app/design/frontend/base/default/template/bundle/catalog/product/price.phtml, I want to rewrite <div class="...
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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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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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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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Whats the best way to replace an old store with a new Magento store

I have a Cubecart store which I am not getting enough functionality from and have decided to install a Magento store. I need to be able to install Magento, edit its design and theme and add the SSL ...
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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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Can I use the RWD theme of Magento 1.9 in Magento 1.8?

It may be meaningless. I hope there may be some adjustments to use the RWD theme for Magento 1.8.1. Unfortunately I have to use magento 1.8. I need more extensions to meet all client requirements. ...
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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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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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How do I change height of product list rows?

I was wondering if it would be possible to change the height of the rows on product list view. I would like to make the rows 35px high, and remove the image. Does anybody know if this is possible? ...
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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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Adblock extension blocks Magento product images

I have realized that the Adblock extension blocks all my product item images from this Magento site. I want to make my site visible also for users with the Adblock extension installed. The problem ...
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How to Set Banner in homepage above the 2-column with left bar?

I need to place banner in magento homepage. My homepage config: I set my homepage as 2-column with leftbar in CMS -> Pages. I need to set the banner in above 2-column with leftbar layout. ...
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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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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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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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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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How to implement twitter bootstrap in magento theme step by step?

I'm creating a new theme for magento with twitter bootstrap.Can some one help me to do this with bacis step by step procedure.
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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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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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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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Accessing a Site Developed with Magento Community Edition using Mobile Clients

I intend to develop an e-commerce solution using Magento Community Edition (free version). The solution needs to cater mobile clients (e.g. mobile phone web browsers) as well (i.e. Android phone users ...
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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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get product category path

for designing purposes I need to retrieve the product category path of each single product. I was able to retrieve the category path and explode the first level using the following code in catalog/...
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Send data from the controller to phtml

I have this controller: ... public function insertAction() { $something = 'testcase'; $this->loadLayout(); $this->_title($this->__("the title")); $this->renderLayout(); } ....
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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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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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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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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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Configuring Design “Exception” Strings for “Mobile” Devices

What Exception strings are "state of the art" for redirecting iPhone, iPad, Android, tablet, etc. users to a different design? That is, I realize in the System -> Configuration -> Design user ...
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Add CMS page to topmenu only with XML

In CMS->page->Design->DesignXML I add this: <reference name="top.menu"> <action method="addLink" translate="label title" module="customer"> <label>Home</label> <url><...
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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 ...