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Customization best practices
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Joined:  2008-05-24


I took a quick look at the documentation, but did not find out an answer to this question. As Magento is highly complicated and has own ‘way’ of doing things, I want to ask a couple of questions about the best way to achieve the results.

I want to add functionality to Magento, namely to add items in the Customer menu and be able to generate information from outside source into the content area. What is the way to do this best?

Also - if I want to pull out data from outside source, but customize the parameters first, what is the way to do this in Magento?

Quick step-by-step explanation or a pointer to a doc that explains it will be much appreciated.


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