Blocks

This coategory is about Magento Blocks, how to configure and use them.

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8093603/before-and-after-in-local-xml-magento

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This thread deal with the before/after statemenst in XML files and how you can use this to place your blocks.

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http://www.mindfreakerstuff.com/2012/10/display-static-block-with-title-in-phtml-magento/

www.mindfreakerstuff.com/2012/10/display-static-block-with-t...

To show static block in phtml pages in magento follow this article and use the code here.

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http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13397009/magento-getting-the-title-of-a-cms-static-block-from-its-block-id

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I'm inserting a cms static block via a widget instance - and I'd like to output the static block title as well as it's content, from within my widget template.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VX7Rr64m0wc

www.youtube.com/watch?v=VX7Rr64m0wc

In this video-tutorila you will learn how to create a static block from the Magento Admin-panel, and call it from a .phtml file. In this example, we will add a link as a Static Block, but you can make a static block of whatever you want.

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http://www.atwix.com/magento/insert-blocks/

www.atwix.com/magento/insert-blocks/

We describe how you can insert the block into place you want without template editing using layouts and observers.

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http://www.templatemonster.com/help/magento-how-to-manage-static-blocks.html

www.templatemonster.com/help/magento-how-to-manage-static-bl...

This tutorial shows how to manage Magento Static Blocks. There is also a video.

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http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15474119/how-to-remove-block-from-magento-left-panel

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I have changed magento signup page layout from 1column.phtml to 2columns-left.phtml in customer.xml. I need to display only one block on my magento Signup page left panel. All other blocks should be removed from the page.

Currently I am getting ...

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http://stackoverflow.com/questions/18126590/magento-load-static-block-into-php-file

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I have created a custom form that loads on an iframe. It also has the send.php form which is a custom file also. I need as a thank you message though to load the content from a static block so client can change it.

How can I load the text from ...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7Qufhntff4

www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7Qufhntff4

The 18th tutorial for Magento Commerce Community Edition. This tutorial shows you how to create, edit and display static blocks using widgets.

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http://www.ubertheme.com/docs/magento-static-block-configuration/

www.ubertheme.com/docs/magento-static-block-configuration/

Having an eCommerce Magento site and longing for more graphics, messages or charts? Wondering if you can do it manually? Sure! You can get it done with ease by creating a static block of your desired content and call it onto your front-end. Let me show ...

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http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14484955/magento-xml-using-before-after-to-place-blocks-hardly-ever-works

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I'm a front-end Magento dev, have built quite a few of my own themes and I want to understand Magento's XML block positioning better...

This is an indepth article on the use of before/after statements in your XML layout files when using blocks. ...

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http://stackoverflow.com/questions/16937018/magento-remove-block-using-update-xml

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How do I use a layout xml file to remove an already existing block? Specifically, I want to remove the block named "currency" from the block named "top.switches".

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http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6633307/understanding-magento-block-and-block-type

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I just want to understand the meaning of

<blocktype="page/html"name="root"output="toHtml"template=...

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http://stackoverflow.com/questions/16032973/where-is-the-content-of-php-echo-this-getchildhtml-right

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I’m trying to re-organise my right sidebar. In the template (2columns-right), it calls:

getChildHtml('right')

Where can i find the content of this variable? 

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