Twig Template Inheritance

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Sprout Video

If we view the HTML source of our project so far, we’ll see just the HTML tags and printed variables from our homepage.twig file. So far, there’s no HTML layout, head or body tags, but since our project has been ugly long enough, in this tutorial we'll add these. Instead of just putting these in our homepage file, we're going to make this more flexible by using template inheritance, so we can reuse these pieces in other template files as we grow our site. We'll be diving into the world of Twig extends and blocks, and talking about how to avoid common mistakes.

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Twig extends documentation