Magento 2 Guide

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A comprehensive guide book for Magento 2, teaching you how to get your Magento 2 store up and running, attracting customers and improving your profit.

Magento 2 Cache Guide

By | April 7th, 2017|Magento 2 Guide|

Introduction Caching is an inseparable part in any systems, especially for a complex and data-dependent one like Magento 2. Almost everything in Magento has its own cache: modules, themes, … and improper cache management may turn your developing experience into a living hell. So we will have a quick look on Magento 2 cache directories [...]

Six-pack IT developer. Possible or not?

By | March 28th, 2017|Magento 2 Guide|

  Have you ever looked in the mirror and wondered if you can have a six-pack body despite being an IT developer who must spend hours in front of computer? Congratulations! You just found the right place! Although I am by no means an expert on body fitness, but based on my own experience, I [...]

How to use Knockout JS on a Magento 2 Frontend Page

By | March 24th, 2017|Magento 2 Guide|

Knockout JS (KO) is a Javascript library which is used on frontend in Magento 2. It implements Model-View-View Model (MVVM) design pattern. You can find Knockout JS Magento 2 on almost every page. Today we will create a simple Front-end page in Magento 2 using Knockout JS. The main usage of Knockout JS is to help you [...]

Power up and beautify your terminal by using Zsh

By | March 17th, 2017|Magento 2 Guide|

  Introduction As a developer, working with terminal is a must. Indeed, we spend a better part of the day working on Terminal: Comparing different commits, making changes through Vim and running scripts. So why don’t we make it looks better, more comfortable and even more powerful than before? Our today blog will introduce to [...]

Magento 2 modes: default, developer and production

By | March 14th, 2017|Magento 2 Guide|

There are 3 Magento 2 modes of operation that your system will be running on: developer, product and default mode. This setting is configured in your app/etc/env.php file, which is the value of ‘MAGE_MODE’ key. Your current Magento 2 modes can be seen in app/etc/env.php file Now we should know what each of [...]

How to Distinguish Magento 2 Product Types

By | January 27th, 2016|Magento 2 Guide|

I know these Magento 2 product types sound old school for Magento veterans; however it is a frequent asked question for fresh men. To be honest, I myself experienced difficulties to distinguish all this type when I first got used to Magento. Simple product This is the most basic and used type of products and [...]

Creating New Product Type and Product Attribute in Magento 2

By | January 23rd, 2016|Magento 2 Guide|

In Magento, there are 6 types of products by default: simple, configurable, virtual, downloadable, bundle and grouped products, and they delivers various unique features and options that common merchants will find it sufficient for their webstore. However, sometimes we need more than those, so In this post we will find out how to create a [...]

Plugin in Magento 2

By | January 11th, 2016|Magento 2 Guide|

Magento 2 has made a breakthrough by implementing Object Manager system. This systems enables developers to write plugins – the replacement for Magento1's class rewrites – that can change or extend the behavior of any public methods in Magento class. We will get right into it in a moment. Declare a plugin Add the following [...]

How to Making a Menu in My Account menu on Magento 2 frontend?

By | December 30th, 2015|Magento 2 Guide|

Most of the time, as a Magento 2 extension developer, we have to dip our hands into both backend and frontend. In this blog, I will present to you how to make a Menu in customer's My Account menu on frontend. I will use my example code in one of our module: GiftRegistry. This picture [...]

Top must-have Magento 2 extensions for your online store

By | December 25th, 2015|Magento 2 Guide|

Magento is gaining worldwide popularity and it’s growing stronger with the launch of Magento 2. You probably know that in spite of the advantages of it, Magento 2 doesn’t satisfy all your requirements and you are searching for extensions from third parties. This task may not be enjoyable sometime since you need to identify which [...]