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Mastering Magento Theme Design by Andrea Saccà

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Tips and tricks

There is some stuff that you must know while creating a theme. The following tips will help you in cases of extreme necessities, particularly when you are looking for a specific file to override.

Template path hint

The app/design/frontend/base/default path contains a lot of files, all divided into many folders. It's a bit hard to remember the path and name of every file. In order to find the path of a file in the base theme, we need to customize and then copy our theme; Magento comes to us with the Template Path Hints option.

This feature will help you a lot if you don't know the position of any file and will help you to speed up the theme creation.

To enable this feature, perform the following steps:

  1. In the Admin panel, navigate to ...

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