In this article we are going to overview Magento 2 layout and its components, such as containers, blocks and actions. The structure of Magento website pages is defined in layout files by instructions and declarations of the basic page elements.
Author: Sergey Samiec
In this article I am going to explain what is a layout overriding and what is a basic difference from layout extending. So at first let’s figure out what is a layout in Magento. The structure of all pages is described in layout file. Basically, layout is a XML file, where page elements arrangement is assigned with a help of instructions and declarations. Here we are talking about containers (for example header, footer) and blocks ( for example search in header, newsletter in footer). (more…)