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Magento 2 Certification: UI Component Configuration
Sep 27, 201810365Sergey Samets

In this article, we will talk about UI Components and their configuration. This topic is quite extensive and it is impossible to cover it all at once. That’s why I will touch upon general points and show you the direction in which to move for a deeper understanding of the topic.
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Magento 2 Certification: UI Component Configuration
How to Override a Layout in Magento 2
Sep 11, 201814453Sergey Samets

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 a 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). Read more

How to Override a Layout in Magento 2
How to Distribute Custom Prestashop Themes
Jun 14, 2018547Sergey Samets

After you have finished working on your theme, it’s time to release it. But what exactly needs to be done? Briefly, you should test your theme, create a valid archive with it and upload it to the official site with Prestashop themes. Let’s take a closer look at these steps.

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How to Distribute Custom Prestashop Themes
Overriding Modules in Prestashop 1.7
Jun 5, 201812826Sergey Samets

While working on your theme, we may often need to change modules, specifically their templates, appearance and scripts. Of course, theoretically we can do it right in the module folder, but after you update Prestashop, all of the changes will be overwritten by new files. Therefore, it is better to rewrite the module files in your theme. We can do this by placing the overridden module files at a specific path in our theme. In Prestashop 1.6 and 1.7 this happens in a similar way, but there are some nuances of which I’ll tell you below.

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Overriding Modules in Prestashop 1.7
Using Layout XML to Customize a Magento Theme
Jan 11, 20181968Sergey Samets

The article is dedicated to some questions from Magento 1 front end developer certification. The FAQs are written in a simple and clear way by the developers who have already passed the exam. Hope it’ll help you improve your skills and solidify your knowledge. Read more

Using Layout XML to Customize a Magento Theme

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