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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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Creating CompStore content

Once the new theme is activated, it's time to handle the content by creating some options and configuring the products and categories.

To create new categories, you will need access the Admin area (http://localhost/packt/admin_packt) and follow this recipe:

  1. Navigate to the Products | Categories menu.

  2. Delete all the subcategories of Default Category by clicking on them and pressing the Delete Category button.

  3. Create three new subcategories of Default Category named Notebook, Desktops, and Peripherals. Be sure to set to Yes the Include in Navigation Menu option for each category.

In the Add Category option, you have option to fill the Description, Page Title, and Meta Information areas for SEO purposes, as shown in the following screenshot:

To create new products, you will need access to the Admin area (http://localhost/packt/admin_packt) and follow this recipe:

  1. Access the Admin area (http://localhost/packt/admin_packt) and navigate to Products | Catalog.

  2. Click on the Add...