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Questions tagged [theme]

Questions about creating, modifying and configuring Magento themes

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Display categories tree

I cannot seem to find an answer for this anywhere! I am trying to make a custom theme based on the bootstrapped theme, and I cannot find anywhere how to simply list the categories! I've tried basing ...
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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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Good clean template based on HTML5 and ready for mobile/flexible/adaptive design [duplicate]

Can you recommend a good clean template for Magento 1.7 that is based on HTML5, ready for mobile screens, using flexible/adaptive design, and which works on normal desktops as well? It doesn't have to ...
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Magento Local XML not called

I was wondering why my Magento local.xml is not being called. I have a package with multiple themes. Package Default /layout/local.xml Theme1 /layout/local.xml Theme2 /layout/local.xml I'm ...
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How to remove “Have no fear, help is near!” from 404 error page?

I am newbie in Magento development. I want to remove "Have no fear, help is near! There are many ways you can get back on track with Magento Demo Store." from 404 error page in my site. How can I ...
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Magento totals on emails and PDF invoices with coupon applied

TAX settings in the system Tax settings: there is a 5% tax for the product and 25% tax for the shipping configured in the system. Emails and invoices are set to display with both Included and ...
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Obtain value from attribute frontend property

We would like to use the values from the Magento attribute frontend properties 'Use in Quick Search' and 'Use in Advanced Search'. We have changed the properties translations to 'Show for wholesale ...
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Magento 1.7 wrong tax for product when discount is active

I have a fixed discount amount of 30 for the whole cart. My product price is 189, and product tax is 5% = 9. When I apply fixed discount of 30, my prodcuct tax should be caluclated for 159, and it ...
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Magento Toolbar problem with custom Sorting code

I was trying to Sort product listing with created_at and group by Name, that why i added $this->_productCollection->addAttributeToSort('created_at', 'desc') ->getSelect()-&...
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Magento different invoice type

Is it possible to have different Invoice types in Magento for different payment methods? is there a easy way to setup this? I.e. I would like to have one invoice template for Invoices that have been ...
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check if template file exists before rendering block

for a given template file string, is it possible to check that it exists before the block is rendered and if not choose a different template to render. my block therefore has a template set to ...
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Magento attributes in seperate phtml files

I have 4 attributes inside my Magento for two of my products. In order to make jquery tabs on product page with attributes values, I need to seperate thoose values in phtml files. Is there a way to ...
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Magento PDF invoices

I know about the default.php, and the abstract.php I saw in one tutorial that there are phtml file mentioned for Magento PDF invoices. Does someone knows where are from informations in Magento pdf ...
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Magento boilerplate / blank / skeleton / naked themes for theme development

Does anyone out there know of a good, clean boilerplate / blank / skeleton / naked theme (unsure of the proper term myself) besides the base/default? Not that it is bad, but sometimes another one may ...
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Theming - starting from scratch

What is the preferred method of beginning a full site build, from scratch? My builds typically begin from fully mocked-up HTML5 wireframe pages, and we plug in functionality from there. But, part of ...
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Change the order of CSS files. Load module's CSS before theme's CSS

How can I change the order of CSS files to load module's CSS before theme's CSS? Here are some code examples: Theme's CSS file (loaded on all pages) added in theme's local.xml: <default> &...
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Best Practices - Changing Column Count

So far I know two ways of changing the column count. Option 1. Hard Coding it: Change: <?php $_columnCount = $this->getColumnCount(); ?> To: <?php $_columnCount = 4 ?> //or ...
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Conditionally add CSS file in layout XML (local.xml)

I need to add a CSS file in local.xml based on some custom variables. I have 5 CSS files but each time only one needs to be loaded. I only know how to check if a single variable is set in the config. ...
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Should Magento css classes be kept when creating a new theme?

I read an article once that said when creating your own Magento theme that you should keep the default class/id names? I heard it's best to keep these in place as some modules reference these ...
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Change item quantity on mini cart

I added my mini cart to the header and now I have a nice popup that shows the list of items inside my cart. I can see how many items I have of each on my cart but I want the user to be able to change ...
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unable to insert widget in product detail page

I am developing magento theme i am trying to add widget in product detail page through layout so that i can make it installable but i am unable to add widget. here is following code i am using embed ...
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Different layouts for parent categories?

This is my category tree: -Default Category --Top Cat 1 ---sub cat 1 ----sub sub cat 1 ----sub sub cat 2 ----sub sub cat 3 ---sub cat 2 ---sub cat 3 --Top Cat 2 ---sub cat 1 ---sub cat 2 ---sub cat 3 ...
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How best can I structure product configuration for SEO?

We have concerns over the structure of our store - Products and categories - In terms of SEO and findability of products. Say you have a configurable product (T-shirt) with 3 configurations (Colour, ...
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How can I tell if a product was just added to the cart?

I have turned off the option to redirect to the cart after a product has been added. Instead it just redirects back to the page it was originally on. Is there a way to tell if something was just ...
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Magento Go Fonts Assets not loading in IE9-10 and Firefox [closed]

I'm working on a Magento Go site at the moment. I purchased a web font from Font Spring and uploaded the 4 font files (eot, woff, ttf and svg) via the admin system using the Font Assets tool. When I ...
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Output all product attribute values on catalog page

On the catalog grid page, I want to output all filterable attribute values for each product. For example: If price is filterable in the layered navigation, the attribute value associated with the ...
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Best practice to display manufacturer/brand/attribute several places

So i know how, i just don't know if my method is the best practice/"easy" way to do it. The places i plan to show brand/manufacturer name is: (always after product name) mini-cart checkout/cart ...
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Is there a list of my account sidebar link names for use with removeLinkByName module?

When trying to remove my account links in the sidebar, using the module outlined here http://www.magentocommerce.com/boards/viewthread/435/#e9 - is there a list of all the names that are associated ...