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Magento 2 Override default theme template files

In this tutorial we will discuss about the topic how to override default theme template files in magento 2. I am assuming that you are already familiar with magento 2 and has the know how, how things work in magento 2. So i will directly switch to our topic, and if you are not familiar please start from the basics.Having said that lets come to our topic, so if you are doing the custom theme then you must know how to Override default theme template files in magento 2,in your custom theme.And if you want to override all the files then simply go to.


And copy the templates folder in your theme. In my case theme name is “theme”. So go to my theme folder and create the Magento_Theme Folder. And paste the templates folder there. Now your theme structure will look like this.


If you want to override the single file like header.phtml. Then copy the file from


Paste it in your theme.And the file structure then will look like this

Author: Qaisar Satti
Category: Magento 2
Last Modified: September 26, 2018

One Comment

  • Reply alyzeu |

    Very nice and useful article. Saved me a lot trouble ๐Ÿ˜€ Keep up the good work!

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