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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.

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. This is not fully new to Magento as there has been a fallback system since the earliest days of Magento through the core/design_package model. @alanstorm has a great write up going over the ins and outs. http://alanstorm.com/magento_infinite_fallback_theme_xml is suggested reading.

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