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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
About the Author
About the Reviewers

The basic concepts of Magento themes

According to the official documentation available at, a Magento theme is a component that provides the visual design for an entire application area using a combination of custom templates, layouts, styles, or images. Themes are implemented by different vendors (frontend developers) and intended to be distributed as additional packages for Magento systems similar to other components.

Magento has its own particularities because it is based on Zend Framework and consequently adopts the MVC architecture as a software design pattern. When the Magento theme process flow becomes a subject, you have some concerns to worry about when you plan to create your own theme. Let's focus on these concepts to create our own theme by the end of this chapter.