PacktLib: Magento 1.3 Theme Design

Magento 1.3 Theme Design

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

Preface

Introduction to Magento

What is Magento?

Why theme your Magento store?

Example Magento themes

Summary

Exploring Magento Themes

What makes a Magento theme?

Summary

Magento Themes: The Basics

Our case study: Cheesy Cheese Store

Cheesy Cheese Store's Magento theme

Displaying featured products on the home page

Cheesy Cheese Store so far

Summary

Magento Theme Layout

Themes and Layouts in Magento

Layout terminology in Magento

A brief guide to XML

Customizing Magento layouts with XML

Changing the layout on a particular page

Summary

Non-default Magento Themes

Uses of non-default themes

Non-default themes

Magento theme hierarchy

Assigning your non-default theme

Creating non-default themes

Summary

Advanced Magento Themes

Introducing our new design

Creating skeleton templates

Blocks in Magento

Turning the cache off

Creating a favicon

Setting the theme

Summary

Further Magento Theming

Theming tasks

Summary

Social Media in Magento

Integrating Twitter with Magento

Integrating Get Satisfaction with Magento

Integrating social bookmarking with Magento

Summary

Magento Print Styles

Viewing the print stylesheet

Print stylesheets in other Magento themes

Principles of good print stylesheet designs

Styling our theme for print

Styling Magento for print with CSS

Summary

Magento Theme Deployment

Cross-browser testing

Deploying your Magento theme on your own store

Packaging your Magento theme

Summary

Index