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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

Product configurations

Aside from the process of adding new products to your store, there are a number of configurations you should review that affect how products are managed and presented. The goal of any Magento store is to sell, and the ease with which customers can shop, as well as the presentation of the categories and products, greatly affects the success of any e-commerce venture.

Therefore, this section of the checklist may be a lengthy, yet necessary, process. There are no set recommendations, either, for most of these settings, as we find different intentions for each site we build. As with all Magento configurations, don't assume each setting's purpose is clear.

Some product categories lend themselves to long listings of products, each on its own line. Other products may be better suited to a grid layout of no more than six products to a page. Magento's immense flexibility means you not only have a variety of presentation options; it also means you have to be willing to experiment...