Author: Sergey Samiec

Override a Layout in Magento 2

November 3, 2016 / Posted in Magento, Magento 2.0 by Sergey Samiec
Override a Layout in Magento 2
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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…)

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