Author - Robert Popovic

I launched Magebase in April, 2010 and am its editor and contributor. My main topics of interest are Magento development, customization and how to get the most out of Magento with the least amount of headache.

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  1. Add Your Own Widget Templates To Widget Options in Magento – Tutorials – Magebase | Magento Training Course

    […] to the default Magento Widgets template option? This is a quick and easy tip to show you how. Link – Trackbacks source: Topsy – magento tutorial – Add Your Own Widget Templates To […]

  2. Joe Fletcher
    May 11, 2011 at 4:18 pm /

    Custom widgets demystified – thanks Robert! PS, love the site’s new look.

  3. Banners Anywhere With Magento Widget Instances – Tutorials – Magebase

    […] Since our CMS Block Widget only has one widget template, there is no selection necessary for this aspect. Some widgets provide several templates and in that case you would need to select the one you want the widget to use when it’s displayed. We have already covered how to create additional widget templates. […]

  4. bogdan
    August 24, 2011 at 12:01 am /

    Hi, I’m using magento 1.6 with a template-master theme and I can’t find the path described at step 1: /app/code/local/Magebase/Custom/etc/. I’m missing the part after local/
    Is this because of the template? Can I do anythig about it?

  5. Joe Fletcher
    August 24, 2011 at 5:25 am /

    @bogdan you need to create that path and those files. The local folder is normally fairly empty b/c it is waiting for your local code changes, e.g., your own custom modules that you build.

  6. Krite
    November 22, 2011 at 4:21 am /

    How to create widget custom slide banner or slide picture if i want slide
    please tech me.
    Note : i look in but if i want change code in banner.phtml to use How did i edit banner.phtml please tech me. thank you.

    Remark : location banner.phtml : app\design\frontend\default\Toys\template\widgetglider\banner.phtml
    and location image : skin\frontend\default\EducationToys\images\media
    and location jQurey : js\prototype\jquery.nivo.slider.js

    and where is i add in this code : <script src='’> , How did i edit in banner.phtml thank you for tech me.

  7. Willum
    October 30, 2012 at 10:19 pm /

    I have tried in magento but its not working.

    Please let me know what to do …


  8. Rohit
    February 7, 2013 at 2:21 am /

    Hi, thanks for this info, it really works for me.

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  10. MageryThemes
    May 15, 2017 at 4:51 pm /

    The same approach works for Magento 2 as well.


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