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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
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Applying new CSS to the CompStore theme

A CompStore theme inherits the Luma theme, which in turn inherits a blank theme, as shown here:

Once you have to make changes in CompStore in order to customize the new theme, you can think about the functionalities already available in the other themes to apply your changes.

The vendor directory under the Magento 2.0 root directory handles all the native Magento modules and themes. The Magento blank and Luma themes, which you have been working on until now, are available in vendor/magento/theme-frontend-blank and vendor/magento/theme-frontend-luma, respectively. So, the CompStore theme "receives" all the features of the themes under these folders. It's important to fix these basic concepts to understand the context that you inserted when you developed a Magento theme solution.

Once you have a solid concept about the behavior, let's create a custom .css file for the CompStore theme:

  1. Copy the packt/vendor/magento/theme-frontend-blank/web/css/_styles.less...