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Learning Magento Theme Development by Richard Carter

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Chapter 3. Magento Templates

So far, the changes to your Magento theme have been fairly simple and largely limited to configuration within Magento itself. This chapter looks more deeply at customizing templates within your Magento theme to start making more complex changes to your Magento store's look and feel. In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Providing some simple layout styles for your Magento theme
  • Customizing your store's header
  • Customizing the search box
  • Adding a static block to a template
  • Customizing your store's footer
  • Customizing your store's checkout and cart

Providing layout style for your Magento theme

The first thing you can provide for your Magento theme is some basic CSS to define the column's width and layout. Before ...

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