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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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Every retailer with whom we work finds it beneficial to offer promotions from time to time. From free shipping to coupons, promotions can help consumers choose your products over competitors, particularly if they feel they're getting a great bargain in the process.

As with sales tax, promotions are rule-based, meaning that the application and calculation of a promotion are based on rules you create. In Magento, there are two types of promotion rules:

  • Catalog price rules apply to any product that meets certain criteria. The discount is applied automatically.

  • Cart price rules, on the other hand, can be set to be only applied when a valid coupon is entered by the customer during checkout. Shopping cart rules can also be applied automatically. Furthermore, shopping cart rules — or coupons — can be publicized by adding them to an RSS feed for your site.

Creating a catalog price rule

As described, a catalog price rule is a discount that is applied to selected products automatically. For...