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A few newb questions
 
TEades
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Joined:  2008-07-30
 

I’m working on customizing and re-skinning the default Magento interface to match the design of my site.  I have a couple of questions in an attempt to understand the design hierarchy:

1.  In any of the getChildHTML tags, where do I find what is enclosed in the single quotes?  (Like ‘content’ in

<?php echo $this->getChildHtml('content'?>
)
2.  In the default template, the product page, for instance, uses 2column-right.phtml for its skeleton.  How is it determined which skeleton is used for different sections of the site?  I know with static pages, this is determined with the “Layout” option in Magento’s backend when creating the page.  How is this determined for dynamic sections?

Thank you!

 
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