How to Create Hover Effect in Prestashop 1.6 Default Theme

Nov 29, 2016941Tatiana Kozyreva

Today I’m going to explain how to animate your website by CSS3 hover-effects, that are activated upon mouse hover. We will consider a case based on Theme configurator (themeconfigurator) default module in Prestashop 1.6 theme. And this article is dedicated to such CSS-properties as transform and transition, that you can easily apply in your webstore.

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How to Create Hover Effect in Prestashop 1.6 Default Theme

LESS in Magento 2.0

Jan 28, 2016574Tatiana Kozyreva

Magento 2.0 supports a CSS-preprocessor called LESS. LESS allows using variables, mixins, functions and mathematical operations when writing styles. Using LESS significantly increases the productivity when developing and accompanying styles.

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LESS in Magento 2.0

How to Make Your Main Menu Scroll With the Page in Prestashop 1.6 – 1.7

May 4, 20153049Tatiana Kozyreva

Navigation is one of the most important components of any store. Usually, to access the navigation menu on a website the user has to scroll up to the top of the page. But the sticky navigation menu is a much better and convenient solution.

Prestashop 1.6

In this article I will describe how to create such a sticky menu in the default Prestаshоp 1.6 theme on the basis of the default module Top horizontal menu (blосktоpmenu).  Read more

How to Make Your Main Menu Scroll With the Page in Prestashop 1.6 – 1.7

Slider For Your Magento Store: the Reasons You Need It, and Its Benefits

Nov 26, 2014180Tatiana Kozyreva

It’s hard to imagine an on-line store with no commercial banners, animated and interactive blocks. In our digital time, internet-users want to get maximum utility for minimum time. If the store can’t provide it, there is a big possibility that a potential customer will leave to a competitor, so that’s why you need to be original to keep the customer’s interest. With the help of the slider you can quickly draw attention to the most important information on the web-site. Read more

Slider For Your Magento Store: the Reasons You Need It, and Its Benefits

Big Day Release: Magento LookBook

Aug 18, 2014344Tatiana Kozyreva

Magento LookBook extension lets you put a set of markers to the product image and then link these markers to other products, which will appear in a pop-up as soon as the customer clicks on a marker. You can also select specific area on the product photo and it will get automatically highlighted upon mouse hovering.

Key features:

  • Add markers to product images and link these markers with other goods which will appear in a pop-up;
  • The pop-up window will display the product image and will also let customers specify product quantity;
  • Select specific area on the product photo, and this area will get automatically highlighted upon mouse hovering.

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Big Day Release: Magento LookBook

Use a Local.xml File

Jan 30, 20141774Tatiana Kozyreva

Is it possible to update or change a theme layout so that all default files would remain unchanged, yet all changes you make would be listed in a single file?Also, is it possible to optimize the working process in such a way so that you would not need to search for multiple changes in the template files?  One would say that this is impossible, however the solution lies in the local.xml file.

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Use a Local.xml File

Layout Element – Block. Block Type. Define an Output Block

Dec 9, 20131874Tatiana Kozyreva

Mаgentо defines visual structure and behavior of each page block via the tag <block>.  As we know, in Mаgentо there are 2 types of blocks: structural and content. Both of them can be defined by the element <block>.

So, what is the <block> element?

<Block> – This element is used to define a new block. The element is usually defined within the reference element, when we want to create a new block. The block element must have two attributes: name and type. The first one is a unique identifier of the block in the layout while the second one defines the block class name. If the block is of type or subtype of core/template, it can also have the template attribute which defines the actual phtml template file to be used for rendering the block. Read more

Layout Element – Block. Block Type. Define an Output Block

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