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Effective Use of the Magento Block‐Template Design System (Pt. 2)

Jul 11, 20171873David Narbutovich

The second part of the answers to the most frequently asked questions (click here to see Part 1).

What is the difference between a template and a block?
A template is a .phtml file containing HTML markup and PHP calls needed to display structured data. Every template is bound to a definite block and the keyword $this refers to a block. A block in its turn is an object with a PHP class assigned and a template from where data is sent.

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Effective Use of the Magento Block‐Template Design System (Pt. 2)

How to Create a Theme for Prestashop 1.7. Part 1

Feb 28, 20176781David Narbutovich

The following information will be very helpful for beginners and everyone who just installed Prestashop 1.7 and doesn’t know what to do next. Here I will cover the questions regarding what do you need to start with, to create your own Prestashop template. Well, that’s what you definitely should have before starting: Read more

How to Create a Theme for Prestashop 1.7. Part 1

Prestashop 1.7 Templates File Structure

Nov 1, 201613312David Narbutovich

Prestashop template files structure has been rather changed in the latest 1.7 version. This lets us structure the content in a more convenient way and it became more user-friendly, that conduct intuitive understanding and easy navigation. This article describes the file structure of Prestashop 1.7 templates. Read more

Prestashop 1.7 Templates File Structure

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