How to Override Extension File in Theme in Magento 2

November 5, 2020
By Cozmot

install a theme in Magento 2 and use it in their online store for a consistent look and feel in the store frontend or the admin area, with the help of custom templates, layouts, styles or images. When you are using a custom theme, the design of any third party extensions’ frontend may not match with the layout of your store. For example, a banner is displayed in the frontend when you enable a third party extension. This banner is not designed keeping in mind any custom theme designs. The solution to this issue is to override extension file in theme in Magento 2. The store owner can programmatically override the extension file and implement any changes required based on the business requirements without making any permanent changes in the original file. Moreover, when a new version of an extension is released, you do not need to customize the required changes each time. Hence, it is better to override the extension file when using custom themes in Magento 2 rather than making changes in the original file.

Method to Override Extension File in Theme in Magento 2:

Suppose, you want to override extension file in a theme. The theme file path is: The path when you override that file in theme will be: That’s it. Any doubts in the above method can be mentioned in the Comments section below. Also, do share the solution with Magento community via social media. Thank you.]]>

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