Questions tagged [local.xml]

This tag is ambiguous. There are multiple files called local.xml in Magento 1: app/etc/local.xml (relevant tags: installation, configuration) or app/design/[area]/[package]/[theme]/layout/local.xml (relevant tags: theme, layout)

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loca.xml - 0 bytes

I have downloaded the local.xml file from the directory: /htdocs/app/etc I've amended some code and attempted to re-uploaded the file back to the same directory, via FTP (Filezilla). However, the ...
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My local.xml file doesn't have a session tag defined. Is it normal?

I was wondering changing the way Magento deal with sessions and for my surprise I discovered my /app/etc/local.xml doesn't have a session_save tag set. Is it seems to be a problem? Is it safe to set ...
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Fatal error: Call to a member function extend() on boolean in /var/www/html/mage/lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php on line 600

I am trying to tranfer magento from server to localhost, but it is giving Fatal error: Call to a member function extend() on boolean in /var/www/html/mage/lib/Varien/Simplexml/Config.php on line 600 ...
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I can't edit local.xml using Docker

I deploy on server my magento site with docker + plesk all is correct but i cant edit or change permission on path /etc I can't edit local.xml with my correct db data.
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/app/etc/local.xml not working for me?

I have a client's website in magento 1.9.2.0. Am trying to edit database details and admin custom url in app/etc/local.xml but no changes reflecting. when I do research for this, they asking for ...
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Not valid template file:frontend/base/default/template/catalog/category/page_header.phtml

This is caused by the following piece of code in app/design/frontend/smartwave/mango/layout/local.xml (such a template in such a location does not really exist in any of the themes): <action ...
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Top menu on success sage

I've been testin with Magento 1.9.3.9, Ultimo theme and Firecheckout extension. I've noticed that there are no top menu on success page like on all other pages. I've tried to add the top menu block ...
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How to create custom header in magento 1.9

I want to create the custom header in Magento 1.9. I attached the screenshot of the header like this I have tried the following code. I have created the static block and static block calling in ...
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When cloning existing site locally I get the following error "...properties already exists in the selected store."

When cloning a site for local development I get the following error: a:5:{i:0;s:223:"Error in file: "/Applications/apache2/htdocs/app/code/core/Mage/Cms/data/cms_setup/data-install-1.6.0.0.php" - A ...
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How to move the Proceed to Checkout button

I trying to move the app/design/frontend/default/default/template/checkout/onepage/link.phtml template that has the Proceed to Checkout button into the cart.phtml template. Copy and paste gives errors ...
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Magten 1.9 - Onestepcheckout - Success.phtml not working

Greetings stackoverflow. I'm helping a friend out with a Magento store. They have recently installed the OneStepCheckout module. Regarding them, after the installation the successpage seems not to ...
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Why are these files not being loaded in the product page of Magento? (M1.9.3.8)

Does anyone know why this is not being rendered (saved in the local.xml of my custom theme)? The location of the local.xml is app/design/frontend/mobile/XX/layout/local.xml and the content is <...
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How removing ANONYMOUS blocks from layout?

There is a block in /customer/account/create page named ANONYMOUS_55. It is created by Mage_Customer_Block_Widget_Taxvat. I would like to remove this block from layout but both remove or unsetChild ...
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Warning: include(Mage/Core/Controller/Varien/Router/Admin.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory

I have uploaded my website from local environment to a live server. I changed the config.xml file and removed the local.xml file but it is causing the following error: Warning: include(Mage/Core/...
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Why would Magento look in base skin folder instead of current skin folder?

In my local.xml I have added a new javascript load command. It is exactly the same as another javascript. <action method="addItem"> <type>skin_js</type <name>rateyo/...
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Call to a member function count() on null when loading Gallery

Im using Amastys Gallery plugin to implement into a tab on the product page, however the above error has come up when I pasted the code into my custom template. I have called my tab in the local.xml ...
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Multiple initStatements in local.xml

I have a question regarding the local.xml (config) file in app/etc/. How is it possible to add multiple initStatements? Currently it looks like this: <initStatements><![CDATA[SET NAMES utf8]...
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Where is local.xml in M2

I'm just starting Magento 2 and I see a lot of things that are gone ! Can somone can explain me this with the best practices of course: I inquired and I found that: the layout xml are loaded ...
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Footer does not appear correctly

I have several footer and several header for different pages and I insert them through XML as follows in my local.xml: <checkout_cart_index> <reference name="header"> <...
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Magento 2 - Custom Maintenance Page Error - Unable to proceed: the maintenance mode is enabled

Steps Go into the pub/errors Create a copy of the local.xml.sample and rename it as local.xml Edit the with custom name. Ex – mytheme local.xml <?xml version="1.0"?> <config> <skin&...
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Cannot find head tag in magento 2.1

I want to add a bug herd javascript extension in head tag of my magento 2.1 store but unable to find the <head> tag. i searched for the local xml but it was not there. How to locate this ?
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Magento Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'

my local.xml file: <config> <global> <install> <date><![CDATA[Fri, 13 Dec 2013 10:19:07 +0000]]></date> </install> <crypt> &...
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Located in Frontend/Base file - how do i locate in local.xml?

I have reached desired behavior on frontend by blocking code in a base file: app/design/frontend/base/default/template/customer/account/navigation.phtml <div class="block block-account"> &...
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Why does my local.xml load javascript repeatedly using addItem

I am attempting to load a javascript file in my custom skin using the following code in local.xml. <?xml version="1.0"?> <layout> <default> <!-- remove some things ...
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Magento: SQLSTATE[HY000] [1045] Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)

I have Configured Magento With Valid Credentials. But, it shows SQLSTATE[HY000] [1045] Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO) . I have Cleared Cache(Deleted var Folder). Cross ...
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Order of processing actions in local.xml

This is an extract from my local.xml: <reference name="head"> <action method="addLinkRel"> <rel>stylesheet</rel> <href>//fonts.googleapis.com/css?...
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Magento Widget block refrence

I want to display my custom block in the top of right column. I followed the below link Widget setup in backend - how do I move upwards I have a doubt in the second step,what is the [widget_id] ...
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How do I change the sort order of the left menu blocks in the admin backend?

I want to re-order the menu blocks so the ones that almost never used are far down the page. I have read numerous posts here and on other sites, however I do not see a single unified answer. The ...
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Remove and add block in layout explanation - Magento 1.9

I had fun to create some small scenario in layout and I don't understand some thing. In the layout, would it be possible to remove a block and then create it again ? I explain: assuming that I want ...
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Unable to call any css on home page using local.xml file

I have created one custom theme package. Package name: custom Theme name: default Here is my local.xml file <?xml version="1.0"?> <layout version="0.1.0"> <default > ...
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Question about the Merge layout.xml - Magento 1.9

Question: If a layout handle exists in the "base/default" package, your custom design package, and the custom package's "local.xml", wich handles can be merged ? 1) All of the handles can be merged....
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What does output="toHtml" layout.xml mean ? - Magento 1.9

I know that when we add output="toHtml" to some block, he displays it at the bottom of the page outside the </html> but i don't know why, what is his utility and in which case it can be used ? ...
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How to get the path of config status for (ifconfig=" ") xml - Magento 1.9

I want to know how we get the path of a config status for a natif and a custom module. Assuming that i want to get a config path of: 1) System>Configuration>Design>View demo store warning message> ...
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getChildHtml(' ', true, true) - Magento 1.9

What does it mean these: 1. <?php echo $this->getChildHtml('child.name') ?> // get the child parent block 2. <?php echo $this->getChildHtml('') ?> //? 3. <?php echo $this->...
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How to call the Search bar from homepage to all other pages in Magento 1.9?

My Search bar is currently on my Homepage Code is: <reference name="header"> <block type="core/template" name="top.search" as="topSearch" template="catalogsearch/form.mini.phtml"/> &...
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GetBlockHtml, getChildHtml by name or alias - Magento 1.9

A small reminder to be sure, If I'm not mistaken; When an alias is declared in a child block, we called it by the alias instead of the name. When an alias is declared in a block, we called it by the ...
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Customer account information links disappeared from left column [duplicate]

I have been struggling with my Magento 1.9.2.4 store. Left customer account navigation is missing and I can't get it back. Been searching for hours and hours and can't find the answer, maybe one of ...
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Magento customer account navigation missing from left column

I have a issue where my customer account navigation is missing from the left column in the account area. In my customer.xml file: <customer_account translate="label"> <label>...
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Magento "left" reference element xml layout problem

I have been trying to solve the issue for past few days with no luck. The left sidebar is missing from all of the 2column-left pages. It worries me especially when it comes to customer account as the ...
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how to change search result page title dynamically

I searched, doesn't find a answer. I know use layout XML to set title like below <reference name="head"> <action method="setTitle"><title>New Title</title></action>...
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CDATA in my .xml is creating orphan /> closing tag in <body>

When I made my child theme, I wanted to extend the local.xml of the parent theme, so instead of creating my own local.xml (which would replace the parent one instead of extending it), I created a ...
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Use or not local.xml instead module layout.xml

Is it recommended and necessary to use local.xml for layout updates instead the module layout.xml, does not create redundancy and overload in code ?
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RemoveLinkByName doesn't work to remove links in customer dashboard - Magento 1.9

I want to remove some links in customer dashboard but the removeLinkByName doesn't work for me, Where i can find the name of these links ? here is my code: local.xml: <customer_account> &...
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Access denied for user - recently changed password - details in local.xml correct

I recently changed the password for the admin user in MySQL. I updated the /app/etc/local.xml file to: <connection> <host><![CDATA[<serverAddress>]]></host> <...
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SQLSTATE[HY000] [1049] Unknown database after deleting local.xml?

I'm using Magento 1.9 need to reconfigure. So I deleted local.xml file but then it shows following error. SQLSTATE[HY000] [1049] Unknown database 'site_db' Why this happens?
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completely remove/disable top-links-container from the header

How do i completely remove/disable top-links-container from the header? Hope someone can help me, i've tried a few things without luck. also this, but that makes it go away, but the layout of the ...
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How to use fonts in Magento from fonts-family installed in theme/fonts?

I added the code line below in local.xml with link to google, but we do not want to rely on an external url. <action method="addLinkRel"><rel>stylesheet</rel><href>//fonts....
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Change block order in product page, Magento 1.9

I want to put the Tabs block after Related prducts block, like this: This is the URL of my page: http://www.trucchidishampoo.it/index.php/wild-cow-shampoo-tonificante.html I'd try to use the ...
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How to remove all banners?

I don't want any of Magento's banners to appear on my site. Without altering the core theme, how do I remove all banner blocks? I assume this is another magical Magento xml layout incantation? This ...
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Why isn't my local.xml working?

I am trying to remove a block and switch the product page to 2-columns right. Here is the code- <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <layout> <default> <reference ...
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