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Magento Extensions Development

By : Jérémie Bouchet
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Magento Extensions Development

By: Jérémie Bouchet

Overview of this book

Magento has been revealed as the best and the most popular open source e-commerce platform in the world, with about 250k+ online stores. Magento 2 is the most recent version of this awesome toolset: every new and modern development techniques are used to offer a real modular approach and powerful architecture. The book will support you in the writing of innovative and complex extensions. Starting from the beginning, we will cover how to set up a development environment that allows you to be really efficient in your functionality writing, including GIT registering and many other development tools. We then move on to provide a large overview of the best practices to scale your module in a high-load environment. After these foundations, you will see how to use test driven-development (TDD) and unit tests to handle your code. We then build a complex extension together, step by step, and internationally-ready. Next, you will find out how to protect the users’ data. Finally, we will take a look a publishing the extension on the new Magento Connect marketplace and how to protect your intellectual property. After you read this book, you will know everything you need to know to become an invaluable extension editor, whether it is for your customers’ needs or for your own requirements.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Magento Extensions Development
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Slow websites are not SEO-friendly

Speed optimization is frequently a part of SEO issues. Google has been using site speed signals in its search ranking algorithms since 2010. The biggest search engine in the world believes that faster websites create happier users. Their internal study showed that when a website responds slowly, visitors spend less time there. The correlation between the response time of a website and its position in search results is becoming undeniable. The famous "mobile-friendly" philosophy of Google is also to consider loading speed as a key indicator of its page ranking system.

Going further, several tools were proposed by Google to identify and optimize the speed performance of a website:

  • Google Analytics and its Real User Monitoring features to monitor the loading speed of your website

  • PageSpeed Insights, which allow you to diagnose your performance

  • Google WebMaster Tools, which show the access speed of a Google Bot during its crawl on your website

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