You’ll do your responsive theme development using a copy of the responsive theme provided with Magento CE and EE. This section discusses how to create new top-level directories for your theme and to copy files to those directories.
rwd/default theme falls back directly to the
base/default theme, so themes in the
default package will never be included as a part of the fallback chain.
Magento EE only. The
enterprise/defaulttheme is completely replaced by
enterprise/defaultis not included as a part of the fallback chain.
Base directory of your custom theme will be like below(referenced from magento root directory):-
Create the above base directories(folders) via command tool or FTP client or cPanel File Manager. Then edit the
theme.xml file has different content for Community Edition(CE) and Enterprise Edition(EE).
For Community Edition,
For Enterpise Edition,
It’s very important you have a
theme.xml in the
directory with exactly the contents shown. If
theme.xml is not configured correctly then magento will not load your theme.
To avoid unexpected errors, best practise is to copy the files from rwd/default and then edit the files accordingly. so the following files should be copied and edit (assuming first / is magento root directory)
After copying the files, the folder structure will be like below picture,