Creating a backend data grid
Adding a page to the backend requires, just like the frontend, a configured route, controller, and layout file. In order to display a grid page to show data from a table, there are currently three ways available:
- Creating a grid container and specifying the fields to display and data source to use in the grid class. This method is similar to how a grid is built in Magento 1 and is not really flexible/easy to extend. An example of how this is used can be found in the CMS
- Using this method, there is only a grid container
Blockclass created. The grid fields and options are defined in the layout XML file. This makes it possible to extend the ...