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Magento 1.4 Themes Design by Richard Carter

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Chapter 3. Magento Theme Basics

Now that you've looked at what Magento has to offer in terms of themes, how themes in Magento work, and the terminology you can use to describe the various aspects of Magento themes, you can begin to look at customizing the look and feel of your store. In this chapter, we'll cover the following:

  • What Magento's cache does, and how to disable it to create a theme more easily
  • Changing your store's logo
  • Customizing your store's favicon
  • Configuring the default product image
  • Setting a watermark image for Magento to automatically apply to product images in your store

Magento's cache

As you've seen already, Magento is a large, powerful e-commerce system. While it offers a huge array of features, it can become slow to load for ...

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