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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

Tuning your server for speed

Everyone we talk to who works with Magento is concerned about speed. As we've noted earlier, Magento's complex architecture is simultaneously good and bad. The level of functionality and extendability is practically unparalleled in the world of open source platforms, yet even with proper use of indexing and caching, substantial site traffic can make your Magento site feel like a tortoise on sedatives.

The problem lies, in part, in the fact that developers assume that open source is analogous to quick and easy. The fault is not Magento's: it is what is it — a powerful, yet complex, e-commerce platform.

Therefore, if you want to use Magento to its fullest, it's your responsibility to make sure you have the resources and tools to capitalize on its power. In Chapter 1, Planning for Magento, we discussed technical requirements for running a Magento installation. Now, let's discuss some ways of increasing its speed and performance.


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