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Magento 2 Development Quick Start Guide

By : Branko Ajzele
Book Image

Magento 2 Development Quick Start Guide

By: Branko Ajzele

Overview of this book

Magento is an open-source, enterprise-level e-commerce platform with unlimited scope for customization. This makes it a great choice not only for vendors but for developers as well. This book guides you through Magento development, teaching you how to develop modules that extend or change its functionality, leading to more ?exible and profitable Magento stores. You start with a structural overview of the key Magento development components. You will learn where things such as plugins, events, models, controllers, layouts, and UI components ft into the development landscape. You will go through examples of using these components to extend Magento. As you progress, you will be building a diverse series of small but practical Magento modules. By the end of this book, you will not only have a solid foundation in the Magento development architecture; but you will also have practical experience in developing modules to customize and extend Magento stores.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Customizing Catalog Behavior

Right out of the box, Magento provides a pretty robust catalog functionality. Managing categories and products on a multi-store, multi-currency, multi-language level with a support for custom attributes, catalog search, catalog rules, and alike are features that are likely to suffice for most customers. Sometimes, however, certain integrations or larger and smaller features are requested, that build on top of the existing functionality. Whether to improve user experience or accommodate essential business requirements, catalog customization's play a major role in everyday Magento development.

We are going to customize our catalog behavior by:

  • Creating the size guide
  • Creating the same day delivery
  • Flagging new products

These stand only as a small fragment of what's possible with Magento catalog customizations.

Moving forward, our work is...