This topic contains a step-by-step illustration of solving a typical design customization task using Magento 2 templates.
Sample template customization: changing a layout of the mini shopping cart
In the Magento basic Blank theme, in the mini shopping cart, products are listed under the Go to Checkout button, like following:
WebDux decided they want to change this and display the product list before the Go to Checkout button.
The template responsible for displaying the mini-shopping cart items and controls is
<Magento_Checkout_module_dir>/view/frontend/web/template/minicart/content.html. Here is the part of the code WebDux worked with:
They created a new Wd_magento2 theme and copied the
content.phtml to the theme directory:
app/design/frontend/WebDux/wd_magento2/Magento_Checkout/web/template/minicart/content.html In their copy of the templates, they changed the order of the blocks as follows:
When the Wd_magento2 theme was applied, the mini shopping cart with products looked like following: