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12Mar/110

Rewriting a Helper Class

Posted by Ben Robie

The ability to rewrite classes are a super valuable tool when you want to extend the business logic of Magento, or make tweaks to the core. And since we have already talked about rewriting models and blocks, lets talk about helpers! For a third time, I will state that you SHOULD NEVER CHANGE THE CORE, [...]

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20Feb/112

Creating a Helper Class

Posted by Ben Robie

A Helper class in Magento is a class that contains utility methods that you will want to reuse from potentially anywhere in the system (Models, Blocks, Controllers, phtml files, etc). There isn’t much to them so there are only a few things you need to do to get going with them. Extend the Mage_Core_Helper_Abstract class. [...]

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