Magento How-to: Custom Error Page Design
A question was asked in the comments of a previous post about creating a custom design for the error "report" page of Magento. Another reader, from PILLWAX Industrial Solutions Consulting gave us this solution.
Edit: This post was originally written for.. well, actually I have no idea what version of Magento was around back then.. maybe 1.4? But since then the
/report directory has changed to the
/errors directory, so keep that in mind!
Create the layout
First we need to create a layout file. This is called
design.xml, is placed in the
/report directory and has the following content.
Create the template
The current report template is held in
/report/skin/default/index.phtml. Let's make a copy of that
index.phtml and call it
error.phtml. We can then make all of the necessary improvements to the the template in