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Mastering Magento 2 - Second Edition

By : Bret Williams, Andre Gugliotti, Jonathan Bownds
Book Image

Mastering Magento 2 - Second Edition

By: Bret Williams, Andre Gugliotti, Jonathan Bownds

Overview of this book

The long-awaited release of the world's most popular online solution, Magento 2, is now out with an all new interface and several enhancements. This book offers you advanced guidance on managing, optimizing, and extending your store while taking advantage of the new features of Magento 2. This is a comprehensive guide to using the all new features and interface of Magento 2 to build, extend, and design online stores. From planning your Magento installation through to advanced techniques designed to make your store as successful as possible, this book is your roadmap to managing your Magento store. Focusing on Magento's Community version, the book covers everything from creating and managing multiple stores to fine-tuning Magento for speed and performance. You’ll learn how to manage categories, products, design themes, extensions, and more.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Mastering Magento 2 Second Edition
About the Authors
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Chapter 10. Advanced Techniques

By now, even if you're new to Magento, you should have a newfound appreciation for the power and extensibility of the industry's most active open source e-commerce platform. We've covered just about everything from installation to extending the platform. Your Magento store, if not already online, is most likely ready from a preparation viewpoint.

However, we're not quite finished yet. You may want to undertake a few more options that can make your installation act more like that of a Fortune 500 company — and less like a hobbyist's experiment in e-commerce.

In this chapter, I will take you through four advanced techniques that I feel any bona fide Magento master should have in their own personal knowledge base:

  • Setting up a staging environment

  • Versioning your site

  • The Magento cron

  • Backing up your database

You may not wish to undertake all of these now, or later, but at some point you will find these concepts helpful in turning Magento Community into an enterprise...