No Frills Magento Layout
XML Page Layout Files
In chapter 2 of No Frills Magento Layout, you'll learn how to take the layouts you built programmatically in chapter 1 and configure them using Magento's Page Layout XML system. You'll learn how to add blocks via XML, as well as adding sub-blocks to those blocks and including htem via phtml template files. Calling block action methods and modifying existing blocks via references will also be covered. Finally, you'll get a CS 101 primer on the difference between database models and domain models.
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