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In a recent project, I had to deal with creating a suite of modules in Magento (a module that contains other modules). After several searches on Google, I realised that nobody had created a proper solution for this - I was looking to create the following module structure:
Beginners Guide to Setting up a Basic Custom Block Module in Magento
Matt Bailey / +Matt / July 31, 2012
Working with Magento can be a daunting task for beginners or non-developers, but it needn't be. Following the simple instructions below you'll see how easy it is to set up a custom block module and then display it on the front-end of your site.
We're excited to annouce that we will be organising a SilverStripe Hack Day in conjunction with Better Brief. To celebrate the launch of SilverStripe 3 we will be calling on all UK developers to come and help us make development modules and themes for the the new version.
In May myself and a colleague attended the Future Of Web Design (FOWD) conference in London. For me it was an opportunity to stay up-to-date with current developments in the web industry, specifically the challenges involved in Responsive Web Design.1
A lot of the work we do here at GPMD is in the area of ecommerce and, like many other agencies, our framework of choice is Magento. As Im sure youre aware, its becoming increasingly important for websites to be device agnostic, so I set myself the rather daunting task (if you've ever worked with Magento before you'll know what I mean) of creating a responsive Magento base theme; one which we could use as a starting point for our own projects, but also one that we could release to the wider community as a kind of starter, or base responsive framework/theme.