Magento Module Development Series – Part2 – Layouts

Layout
In this blog, we will learn the basic of magento layout xml files.

Magento layouts are very important for theme development. Layout are xml files located in your theme/layout folder. Layout are very power magento tools, initially tricky to understand but once you get familiar, it becomes very powerful tool. As the name suggests, layout files are responsible for setting positions of various elements on the page and determining which phtml is loaded on which page and placed where. Continue reading

Magento Module Development Series – Part6- Module – Models

Part-6-MM
In this blog, we will learn about magento models, and how to perform basic sql operations.

Model are used to logical + data operations in MVC pattern. In magento, these are used for the same propose.
In this blog, we will continue on the previous blog created, will make these changes to the config.xml file. Continue reading