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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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Magento 2.0 extension structure

Magento 2.0 is a modular system as you can see. That is why it is important to maintain all the code organized, and it couldn't be different with Magento extensions. In previous chapters you saw all the directory structure of Magento, but now let's give special attention to the basic Magento module file structure:

In order to create a new extension according to the preceding image, we must create the same directory structure. However, how will they interact with the Magento system?

Some of these directories have an important role to play in the Magento system. They are directories that are responsible for providing basic functionalities and coupling between modules and the Magento system:

  • Block: Blocks are View classes that are responsible for providing visualization layers between the logical and frontend layer.

  • Controller: These control all the actions of the Magento. Web servers process the requests and Controller redirects them to specific modules according...