For a long period of time, messages.phtml was nothing more than bytes wasted in your Magento installation. Today we will be taking a look at the inner functioning of the messages spawned by Magento.
Most Magento developers will have at least a few skeleton Magento installations within their development environment. MageSpawner is a useful tool for setting up these installations real quick.
Did you know that instead of making use of rewrite-rules, you can use Magento its event driven architecture to customize the backend? It’s a lot cleaner and arguably easier, too.