Questions tagged [parent-child-theme]

Magento parent/child infinite theme fallback system is new as of version 1.9.0. The system provides a pathway to set a parent theme to inherit the layout and themes of the parent.

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Inheritance from 3rd party template

I'm trying to create my own template and inheritance from another that I bought on themestore. I think it's a good practice, just for change some things, doing this way the 3rd party template is ...
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No content is displaying on the main content area

My Homepage , Login and Create an Account pages are blank. Only the header, nav menu and footer are showing. Main content area is not showing. However, when accessing CMS about-us page the cms block ...
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Not able to add any additional attribute to Magento 2 Custom Theme's Logo Element

I have successfully created a custom theme as a child of Luma theme in my Magento CE 2.0.12 installation. But if I add below code in my layout/theme.xml file, I am not able to add a title attribute ...
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Magento 2 : Add to Wishlist not Appearing on Product Page

When the store is using custom child theme design, add to wishlist is not appearing on the product page. When I switch to other theme, it appears. What could be the reason? UPDATE: I realised ...
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my theme stopped working after I switched back to the tip of the branch from an older git commit

So I have backups of all the files in the Magento root folder and tried overwriting the current Magento folder with the backup folder and it still doesn't recognize the changes I've made in my child ...
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Using _extend in a grandchild theme

I have a question regarding how Magento 2 Less handles _extend. According to the documentation http://devdocs.magento.com/guides/v2.0/frontend-dev-guide/css-guide/css_quick_guide_approach.html I can ...
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Magento 2.x some css and js not working in custom theme

I have installed Magento CE 2.1.2 in my local system Windows 7(64 bit) Uwamp. Now I have created my custom theme and set it up in the backend. Below are the theme specific files and I have kept some ...
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Magento 2.1 override the view.xml file and see changes on site

I'm pretty new to Magento 2.1 and am trying to figure out how the themes work. I've read through a lot of the documentation, but what I'm having trouble with right now is the view.xml file in my own ...
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Magento 2 theme not loading my css files

I am new to Magento theme development. I have gone through the frontend development guide and set up my child theme of the Magento Blank theme. I have done all that the guide says and added my css ...
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Child-Child-Theme Magento 2.1.3

I am setting up a magento multistore. I want to have one main child theme with layout and CSS changes, that every site should have. From this theme my site-specific child themes should inherit. I ...
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Magento 2 with blank theme : no product on the homepage

With Blank Theme activated on my fresh install of Magento 2.1.3, all the sample data products of the front page don't show up anymore. Is this a bug ? If not, how can I get the products to show up in ...
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Magento2 custom theme suddenly stops working

First I have installed a third party theme Third/customtheme (its parent theme is Third/maintheme) and parent of Third/maintheme is Magento/blank on my Magento2 installation, then using Third/...
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Magento 2 custom theme Integration

First I am new to magento development and theme integration. As reading forum on the magento theme, created custom theme folder structure with listed file as below.... Magento\app\design\frontend\...
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Change .product-item-name font-weight to bold

How to change .product-item-name (see image) font-weight to bold in my Magento 2 child theme? My parent theme is Luma theme. I can't find in which less file: .product-item-name, .product.name a { ...
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How can I remove some content from RWD default home page

I have chosen to develop a child thee based on RWD parent theme. How can I remove some garbage that I actually don't need. I marked the piece of html that I want to remove, in the attached screenshot. ...
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Magento 1.9.3 is not picking up a new template from a child theme from same package

Magento (Version 1.9.3) is innately picking up on the parent template file (app/design/frontend/rwd/default/template/catalog/layer/filter.phtml), instead of the child theme's template (app/design/...
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Is it possible Custom theme for desktop and Luma theme for mobile and ipad

Is it possible to use blank or luma theme for mobile and custom theme for desktop in magento2.
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Magento manual uploading of product- image issue is child item

I have uploaded a product having red & Yellow color. Parent item has yellow color image, when we select red swatch child image is not changing even its image is uploaded in the backend
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Create a Magento 2 child theme - it crashes

My Magento 2 will not work when I add registration.php to my child theme to register it. I am creating a child theme for Magento 2. I have pretty much gone through piece by piece and copied from ...
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Is it possible to override Magento theme files?

I previously asked a question regarding overriding Magento core files and learned that I can copy files to local folder and the core files will be overridden. Is this also possible for Themes? I want ...
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Multiple parents of a theme

In Magento 2, it is possible to extend themes by inheritance. Is it possible to have more than 1 parent theme?
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How to create a Child Theme in Magento 2

I want to modify certain aspects of the out-of-the-box Luma theme but I would like to do it by preserving the original file(s) and also ensuring that whenever I update Magento I preserve my changes as ...
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“Blank” instead of Default theme

I'm upgrading from 1.7.0.2 to the latest (1.9.2.4) and I seek to have as little template customization as possible. Following a guide that made the most sense to me, I performed a mysqldump of ...
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How to get order details on Order success page in Magento 2

I need order details on file app\design\frontend\Yard\yardfreak\Magento_Checkout\templates\success.phtml In older versions , it works fine with these lines of code $orderId = Mage::getSingleton('...
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How to make copy of a file from default theme in magento 2 for modifications

I have file success.phtml in directory of Magento 2 C:\wamp\www\magento_test\vendor\magento\module-checkout\view\frontend\templates\success.phtml I want to make some changes in this, and also want ...
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Magento 2: Adding a new block to a child theme

Just getting to grips with Magento 2.. I have created and applied a child theme of Luma that seems to work fine. It pulls in my CSS files and things like that. But I would like to add some custom ...
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Correct way to Update a Theme's Parent in Magento 2

In Magento 2, you can specify a parent theme in a theme's theme.xml file. <theme xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="urn:magento:framework:Config/...
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How to add custom css file specific to language or store in magento2 [duplicate]

in my project i have 2 store one is for en other is ar_KW , i am creating new locale called ar_KW when i run magento setup:static-content:deploy ar_KW it will create a ar_KW folder in pub static ...
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How to separate toolbar.phtml?

In product listing page (catalog/product/list.phtml) the toolbar.phtml is getting called, which is for two things. For sorting option For pagination For pagination I have called $this->...
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Page layouts in Magento 2 — matching old .phtml files

short of it I need to dynamically set the htmlClass of a <container> that is defined in the layout file. <?xml version="1.0"?> <!-- /** * Copyright © 2015 Magento. All rights ...
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Best way to customize a theme

I recently bought a template and I want to customize it. I spoke with the help center and they said it's not necessary to use a child theme. What is the best way to do that.
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Which Magento Basic Theme Should I make Parent for Designing Responsive theme from scratch

I want to Design Magento Theme from scratch. I used RWD as Parent but it's much more conflicting with my custom CSS. So I want any idea to create Magento responsive theme. My theme will have only ...
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search drop down name replace with parent category [closed]

I am using ultimo magento theme. In this Each search drop down has a text "ALL CATEGORIES". Anyone can replace with parent category? my folder path is app/design/frontend/ultimo/default/template/...
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How to add new theme name to grunt CLI command to run grunt tool in Magento 2?

When we clone new theme from existing parent theme in Magento 2. How we can execute less:newThemName command using grunt CLI ? As well as how grunt watch will look any changes into newly created ...
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How to change childhtml value twice in Magento

I have a scenario such that the childhtml should be called in two different places of same parent template file and for each childhtml is called it should return a phtml which contains the variable ...
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Layout Updates in theme.xml to pick up parent theme's xml

I've created a theme package called hoi with a default theme. In the app/design/frontend/hoi/default/etc/theme.xml I've set a parent theme to be the a theme we purchased called blacknwhite. This ...
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Magento doesn't detect child theme in different store view

I have a Magento website with one store view (ITALIAN) and a theme with the child theme and everything is working good. Today I created a second store view (ENGLISH) but this doesn't recognize the ...
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Magento skipping Sub-Theme to default

I can't seem to find anything at all on the internet related to my problem which makes me think I've done something wrong along the way which has eluded me for days now. I have a theme I downloaded ...
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Sub-theme not working

I have a theme that I bought and downloaded and followed the instructions to create a sub-theme. If I edit the core theme files I'm able to achieve what I want but if I replicate it in the child ...
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Modifying child block using Custom Layout Update XML

I am currently using a CMS Block to add more details on my product page. I had the following block (product_custom) added inside catalog.xml: <catalog_product_view translate="label"> <!--...
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Cleaning up a parent theme and creating a child theme.

We are in the process of creating a child theme for a theme that is being used: Ultimo. A number of customisations were made to the parent theme which should have been made to a child theme. We do not ...
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Rwd Child Theme Copy Sass Partials Or Create New Ones

I want to create an upgrade-safe child theme mypackage/mytheme of the default rwd/default theme. Magento's RWD dev guide says: To customize styles for an existing Magento theme, you should edit ...
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Magento products stubbornly using old theme

I'm trying to change the package+theme for a magento installation. The old theme is at default/paws The new theme is at ebajes/default While the rest of the views (home page, categories, etc.) have ...
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Magento Child Theme Creation Problem

I've a fresh installation of Magento ver 1.9.1.0 on localhost. I'm following this tutorial closely to create a child theme of Magento responsive theme. I've followed all steps clearly. I've created ...
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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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Magento 1.9 Minor template update

I've got a question about making an extremely minor change within a .phtml file on 1.9. I've gone through the RWD guide here: http://www.magentocommerce.com/knowledge-base/entry/ee114-ce19-rwd-dev-...
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Subtheme not applying to category pages

I recently installed a theme I purchased (called Venedor) on the latest magento ce install. I'd been manually adjusting the css file of the theme until I recently discovered that magento allows for ...
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Child Theme, who can point me in the right direction?

I am working on a website in Magento. I've created a custom design package with a child- and a parenttheme. However, I can't get the child/perenttheme setting to work, despite all the articles (for ...
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Custom design for Category with exception

I have 4 themes (desktop, desktop_child, mobile, mobile_child). I currently set desktop for default (desktop) theme (System -> Configuration -> General -> Design -> Themes -> Default) and an ...
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Skin fallback mechanism [closed]

having some products with a customised design using a child product view template, can I use the skin folder of the parent one? Here is my scenario in System->configuration->design: Current Package ...