Magento Commerce: Developer Tip: How To Enable Template Path Hints and Add Block Name Hints

Show Notes:

Magento Commerce developers and website designers will find this tip very useful. By enabling “Template Path Hints” and/or “Block Name Hints” you can see exactly which file a particular area of the page is created from.

To enable Template Path Hints:

* Login to your Admin panel
* Navigate to System – Configuration – Advanced – Developer
* Expand the “Debug” panel
* Change the Scop to your website using the “Current Configuration Scope:” drop down in the top left of your screen
* You should now see “Template Path Hints” and “Add Block Names to Hints”. Select “Yes” from the drop down and click “Save Config”.

If you refresh your front end view (your website) you should now see Template Path Hints and Block Names.

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