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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…)

BelVG Promotional Banner. Let your Customers Know About the Offers

October 31, 2016 / Posted in Magento, Magento 2.0, Prestashop by Vladislav Yunusov
BelVG Promotional Banner. Let your Customers Know About the Offers
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Halloween just started series of November and December holidays. It’s a fact that sales are getting bigger this period, but the business struggle is great as well. So let the customers be aware of your special offers and holidays discounts and let them make a choice for your webstore.

Specially for these events BelVG wants to offer you a free module for Magento 1 and 2 versions and Prestashop, which is called Promotional Banner. With the new module you will make your store look really cool and special for almost every popular event or holiday!

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Big Day Releases: New Patch SUPEE-8788 and Magento Community Edition 1.9.3

October 13, 2016 / Posted in Magento by Dmitry Klim
Big Day Releases: New Patch SUPEE-8788 and Magento Community Edition 1.9.3
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How often do you hear or read that someone’s website has been hacked? It’s sad to admit, but not all the website owners fully understand the importance of security ensuring. And now just try to imagine how much money you can lose, if somebody gains the access of your web store (in which you have invested thousands of dollars and months or years of meticulous work) without your permission or it will be affected by malware. So when Magento releases new security patches, you probably ask yourself: “Should I invest money into having those patches applied?” The right answer is – “Yes”.

Every new patch is a package of modified core files that aims to fix certain security problems, that were found in Magento. And the latest version of the patch gives you an ability to protect your web store in full measure. Let’s explore the features of new SUPEE-8788 security patch for Magento: (more…)