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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
About the Reviewer

Upgrading Magento

From time to time, as Magento improves its platform features, or to address bugs and security issues, you will receive a notice that your system needs to be upgraded. With Magento 2, this upgrade process is made infinitely easier and better than in Magento 1.x.


If you are versioning your Magento installation, you should not upgrade your production installation using our instructions here. Rather, upgrade your development environment, test, and then promote your code to your production server.

In order to keep your Magento installation upgraded, you must take certain steps:

  • Obtain Magento Marketplace keys

  • Run the System Upgrade routine in your Magento 2 backend

Obtaining Magento Marketplace keys

In order for your store to communicate to Magento for upgrade verifications, you or a developer has to obtain developer keys. While this suggests that keys are only for developers, anyone can create an account at Magento and obtain keys.

If you don't already have an account at Magento...