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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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Logo email not changing

I'm using Magento's default sales emails. I've inserted my logo as logo_email.gif in all themes found > skin/frontend/theme/images, uploaded in backend Configuration > Design > ...
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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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Modify Magento Carousel - itemslider

On my Homepage, I have a Carousel with products and Featured Products that are displaying the slider with arrows on each side. But of course, I see all breaks in IE8. Every image of a product on the ...
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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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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 do I change “Display Product Options In” to default to “Product Info Column”"

When I create a simple product, I go to the Design tab and check "Product Info Column" in the "Display Product Options In" dropdown for each product I add. How can I make it that Magento defaults to "...
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Help me to place two fields in a row in shipping methods edit form

In our application 5 different product categories are available. I have created the form to mention the local and export shipping cost for each product type. I want to reorder the few fields display ...
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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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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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Moving Shipping Estimate Block

Right, Well on the Checkout page, for some reason nearly every FREE/Default theme has placed this in the COL-2 div class underneth the discount code. I can't express how ugly this looks, anyway's ...
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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 create a different product page structure for specific products under a one category?

I want to have custom design only for all products which are under a one category. Assume you have category 'A' and it has products 'a','b','c'. I want only to show these 'a,b,c' products in a ...
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Change product list page template

I want set ALL Porduct List page in 2-colums-left.phmtml for what i want to change i am do in page.xml is it right? <catalog_category_default translate="label"> <reference name="root"> ...
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Have Heat Maps and/or Mouse Tracking led to improved conversion rates in Magento?

I need to confirm or disprove some assumptions on navigation and layout for new RWD design. Looking at new tools to provide some useful data. Have enough traffic to run 5000+ tests per page. ...
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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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Magento default Favicon appears when accessing direct directory

I am facing issue that when I am accessing a directory in magento like /media (Which is already secured by .htaccess file ) it is showing the default magento favicon even though my website's favicon ...
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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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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) ...