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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

Applying the theme

As you learned in the previous chapter, it's time to activate the new theme. Activate the CompStore Electronics theme in the Admin area (http://localhost/packt/admin_packt) to see the following result:

Sometimes, when you update in the Magento structure or activate a new theme, you need to deploy the theme and module changes. If you want to deploy your changes, follow these steps:

  1. Open the terminal or command prompt.

  2. Delete the packt/pub/static/frontend/<Vendor>/<theme>/<locale> directory.

  3. Delete the var/cache directory.

  4. Delete the var/view_preprocessed directory.

  5. Then, access the packt/bin directory.

  6. Run the php magento setup:static-content:deploy command.

  7. In some cases, it is necessary to give write permissions again to the directories.