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Magento 2 Development Essentials

By : Fernando J Miguel
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Magento 2 Development Essentials

By: Fernando J Miguel

Overview of this book

Magento is the e-commerce software and platform trusted by the world's leading brands. Used by thousands of merchants for their transactions worth billions, it provides the flexibility to customize the content and functionality of your website. By strengthening your fundamentals in Magento development, you can develop the best solutions and take advantage of the growing market. This fast-paced tutorial will provide you with skills you need to successfully create themes, extensions, and solutions to Magento 2 projects. This book begins by setting up Magento 2 before gradually moving onto setting the basic options of the Sell System. You will take advantage of Search Engine Optimization aspects, create design and customize theme layout, develop new extensions, and adjust the Magento System to achieve great performance. By sequentially working through the steps in each chapter, you will quickly explore all the features of Magento 2 to create a great solution. With ample examples and a practical approach, this book will ensure your success with this astonishing e-commerce management system.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Magento 2 Development Essentials
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Chapter 4. Magento 2.0 Theme Development – the Developers' Holy Grail

Magento 2.0 has a complex control of its themes. It works with multiple directories to generate the final result for the user on its frontend.

In this chapter we will consolidate the basic concepts that you need to create your very first example of Magento theme and activate it.

At the end of this chapter, you will be able to create the basic structure of your own theme. The following topics are covered in this chapter:

  • The basic concepts of Magento themes

  • Magento 2.0 theme structure

  • The Magento Luma theme

  • Magento theme inheritance

  • CMS blocks and pages

  • Custom variables

  • Creating a basic Magento 2.0 theme