Magento Certified Developer GuideCategory: 3.2 BlocksWhat is the purpose of each of the following block types?
Manish Prakash Staff asked 5 years ago

− Mage_Core_Block_Template
: this is block which most standard blocks extend. This has the standard toHtml() process of rending a template
− Mage_Core_Block_Text_List
: this block has it own toHtml() function and it basically displays all children block automatically in a sorted manner. this is a structural block and doesnt have any template file
− Mage_Core_Block_Text
: this is a very simple block, just to display text output.