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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Child theme not being picked up on product detail page

I'm using Porto theme. I have created a child theme and its working everywhere but the product detail pages. On those pages it falls back to the default porto theme for all of its templates. For ...
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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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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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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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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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Is it necessary to use a child theme?

I'm using Magento 2.3.1 and Porto theme, that theme is a hassle to install. Just got it done. This is a Porto child theme Is it necessary to install it? is there an easy way to install it without ...
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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.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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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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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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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 ...
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Using LESS variables in extended LESS file Magento 2

I need to use LESS Variables in my extended LESS file in my theme. I've this code in my _extend.less in this location My_Magento\app\design\frontend\<My_Vendor>\<My_Theme>\web\i18n\fa_IR\...
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Magento Production Custom theme custom css file is not loading

My custom theme is not loading the compiled Less CSS file. In the theme layout XML, I am loading the CSS files as below in default_head_blocks.xml: <page xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/...
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Magento2 - Child Theme CSS location

i am struggling to find the information i want regarding the location and method by which magento2 child themes inherit the custom css stylesheet. From my limited understanding of inheritance in ...
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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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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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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 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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“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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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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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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Make Fonts Available to Subthemes

I have a Magento 2.3.3 instance that has many sites. We have purchased a theme, created a common subtheme that will be used as a parent theme for all sites. To illustate: purchased_subtheme (parent ...
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Override a parent theme in vendor with a child theme in app Magento 2.3

I have made a theme that is a child to a customized theme that is a child of Luma. My theme lives in: app/design/frontend/{mycompany}/{mythemename}/ My themes parent lives in: vendor/{...
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Multistore with Luma Override as Default Theme with Child Themes for each store?

I seem to be having trouble properly setting up my frontend themes in Magento 2.3.3. We have three Magento 1.9 websites that we're migrating into a single Magento Commerce Cloud installation. I'd ...
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Creating child theme how will I add css for extensions I have installed [duplicate]

I am newbie in Magento. Template monster theme has already been installed and along with that I have installed many extensions. Now for adding custom css I have installed child theme . I am not ...
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Exception #0 (Exception): Notice: unserialize(): Error at offset 0 of 2 bytes in Magento 2.3.2

1 exception(s): Exception #0 (Exception): Notice: unserialize(): Error at offset 0 of 2 bytes in /var/www/html/app/design/frontend/Theme/huge1/Plazathemes_Quickview/templates/pt_quickview_container....
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magento2 mobile child theme layout frontend not call?

<?php namespace LR\MobileThemeDetect\Observer; use Magento\Framework\Event\Observer; use Magento\Framework\Event\ObserverInterface; use Magento\Framework\View\DesignInterface; use Magento\Theme\...
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Magento 1.9.2.4. Error when creating child theme

Error when creating child theme: the custom styling and some basic functionality are missing. Any ideas what is still going wrong? app/design/frontend/theme/custom/etc/theme.xml <?xml version="1....
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How to delete custom child theme in magento2

I clone my theme to set child theme. I deleted child theme folders in app/design/frontend/ and app/code//ThemeOptions/fixtures but in admin backend it's not removed. I flush cache , Please let me know ...
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Magento2.2.5 make root.phtml load from child theme folder

I am developing a custom "child" theme based off Luma and wondering how I might add a custom root.phtml . I have copied the entire contents of the vendor/theme-frontend-luma to my app/design/frontend/ ...
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Changes in Parent Luma theme is not reflected in Child Luma theme in Magento 2.3.0?

I have created seven child themes and one parent theme for these seven child themes. All seven child themes points to their parent theme, we've named "Master". <theme> <title>Child ...
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Magento 2 Child theme of Luma change media query

I have a custom theme that is a child of Luma. I see the styles-l min-width is set at 768px. Up until then the styles-m is active. I know if it was in my custom theme I could set that in my ...
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Error in developing magento 2.2 theme (Warning: DOMDocument::loadXML(): …)

config: php 7.0.22 mamp 4.2 Magento-2.2.2 without sample data localhost running. Hello! Currently I'm trying to learn how to develop a custom theme for magento, i followed the following steps : ...
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Magento 2: Background gradient and image

Magento 2.2.1 custom theme which inherits from Magento/blank. I am trying to assign a background which has a radial gradient as the bottom layer and an image as the top layer. Assigning a solid ...
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Editing my child theme

I've created a child theme by adding files to C:\xampp\htdocs\magento\app\design\frontend\Magento\themename In this, I have a theme.xml file, a registration.php file, web folder, media folder and a ...
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child themes style not apply in magento2

I have create child themes and select child themes, have style(style-l.css,style-m.css) not able to apply for this theme and site has been messed up.
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What bare-bones starter theme should I use given a certain layout?

I am working on a Magento 2.1.7 shop. I need to create a custom theme where most pages have the layout below: I have not done a great job at creating a child theme from scratch. I need an ...
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How to Deploy Child Theme in Magento 2?

How should I deploy child theme? Shell, I deploy only child theme or should I do both child and parent, if so what's the correct order?
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Child theme does not load menu or parent theme components

i'm using magento 2.1.6. I'm using the theme everything and I want to extend one of their child themes into a new child theme. I am using these files and this structure: folder: app/design/...
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Child theme is loaded before parent theme

I have created child theme but on page css from child theme is loaded before css from parent theme, and I don't get correct style. Is there a way to specific order of loading scripts from theme (to ...
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Creating a child theme within a child theme in Magento 2.1.7

so I'm relatively new to Magento and downloaded a theme (Eren - off themeforest) to build a site off. The theme i wanted to use (eren-4) is already a child theme to eren-1 (the parent theme). I ...
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Magento 2 - Creating a child theme

I purchased a theme for a Magento 2 website. I know want to create a child theme to modify some of the styles, etc. The theme purchased is called Porto and resides in /app/design/frontend/Smartwave/...
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Is it possible to import all style from base theme into custom theme in magento 2 and how?

I have newly started working on magento 2 . I have created custom theme by keep luma theme as parent. I want to import all css of parent theme in custom theme of magento 2.
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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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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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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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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/...