Post by turbulence » Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:14 am

Trying to figure out why changes I'm making to a template are not loading.

I know that template files could be under /catalog/view/theme/etc, etc, or /storage/modifications/catalog/view/theme, and so on.

So there are different folders that the template file could be loaded from.

Is there any option, or extension, or mod, or whatever, that will show me exactly WHERE the template file is coming from?



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Post by yodapt » Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:23 am

If you have cleared / disabled cache in admin, and none of those changes showed up, your file content is probably coming from the database.

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Post by sitedeveloper999 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:47 am

I sincerely doubt that the entire category.twig file was somehow cached in the database... unless OC is getting REALLY weird in Version 3.

This is exactly why I'd love to have the option to see exactly where the hell the content is coming from.

Magento has a "reveal path" option, that puts overlays on top of the sections, so you can see exactly what the "building blocks" of the page are.
That's sort of what I'm looking for.

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Post by IP_CAM » Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:55 am

Well, for the older OC - Versions, it exists too ! :D
Hintomania free, OC v. - ... n_id=27211
And even for the latest One's:
TemplatePaths - OpenCart Template Path Hints OC v. -,,, ... n_id=24053
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Post by sitedeveloper999 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:57 am

OMG, so much this.

I'll try to find the OC3 version. Or if you come across one, PLEASE let me know.

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