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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 Magento 2.0 responsive design

To handle accessibility for different devices, the Magento 2.0 native themes (Blank and Luma) work with an RWD engine, as we discussed in the Chapter 4, Magento 2.0 Theme Development – the Developers' Holy Grail, and Chapter 5, Creating a Responsive Magento 2.0 Theme. The stylesheets engine provided by the LESS preprocessor is the main utility responsible for this design approach.

The Magento 2.0 native themes were built based on the Magento UI library. The Magento UI library works with CSS 3 media queries to render a page with predefined rules according to the device, which requests the page. An example of media queries would be one that applies a specific rule for screens with a maximum width of 640 px; take a look at the following code:

@media only screen and (max-width: 640px) { 

With media queries, the themes apply breakpoints to handle different screen-width rules for different screen sizes of devices in a progression scale of pixels, as follows...