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How to get a base url in Magento 2

- Magento 2

Magento 2 Development

To get a URL from your Magento root directory, use getUrl. Since it inherits from the AbstractBlock class (Magento\Framework\View\Element\AbstractBlock), you are able to use it with any of your blocks. Check the below example:

The first parameter is the path you need, while the second one sets the _secure option if the user is browsing over https. You can add to the path by concatenating a specific filename onto the getUrl call or you could add it to the first parameter as well. Please note that the path is relative to the root directory of your Magento install.

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Magento 2 Redis Configuration

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using redis with magento 2

Below, I shed light on a proper Redis configuration for Magento 2. If you are not familiar with the solution, it is an advanced key-value cache with top notch performance. In addition, Redis is often considered to be a data structure server, which provides the following opportunities:

  • value incrementation in a hash;
  • appending to a string;
  • pushing an element to a list;
  • set intersection, union and difference computing;
  • getting a sorted set of members with the highest ranking. Continue Reading

Magento 2 Nginx Configuration

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Nginx is a reverse proxy server for different protocols, such as HTTPSHTTP,  POP3SMTP, and IMAP, as well as an HTTP cache, a load balancer,  and an origin web server. Being an open source project, Nginx has been started with a strong focus on high performance, high concurrency,  and low usage of memory. Nginx runs on Mac OS XLinux, BSD variants, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, and other *nix flavors. In addition, you can find a proof of concept port for Windows. The project is licensed under the 2-clause BSD-like license, and below we will shade light on Magento 2 Nginx Configuration.

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Magento 2 Video Tutorials

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2During the last 5 years, Magento became the leading online business solution. With 4+ million downloads, it is now a synonym to “e-commerce“. The new version is on the way, so you should be prepared for the new era of online trade. In this article, we gathered the most important video tutorials about Magento 2.0.

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Magento 2 Modular System

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Magento 2 consists of several types of components: themes, modules, libraries, language packages. The Framework of Magento provides a set of core logic; libraries, PHP code, and base concepts inherited by all the components of the system.

Modules and themes of Magento 2 are used as customization units: modules provide business features, and themes provides look-and-feel features. Both modules and features have their own lifecycle, so they can be installed, disabled or deleted.

Modules can both depend on and relate to each other in different ways. At the same time, they should be independent enough to maximum flexibility for the site customization. In addition to the definition new business features, modules also define the user interface for those features. As a result modules interact with themes.

Magento 2 Modular System

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A/B Testing for Magento 2

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Magento 2 A/B Testing

A/B testing provides a lot of opportunities when it comes to improving your current ecommerce experience. A/B test various user-oriented features your Magento 2 website offers to find out what can be changed and how it should be changed. By testing two different variations of the same feature, you will find out which one works better. Hence, Magento 2 A/B testing is a mandatory procedure when you are trying to improve the user experience of your online store. Continue Reading

Magento 2 Full Page Cache Extensions

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Magento 2 FPC (Full Page Cache)

Full page cache extensions offers the best possible way to increase the speed of your Magento 2 website. Such modules automatically generate and deliver a page to a visitor who is on that page for the first time. The copy of this page is saved to cache. As a result, all pages of your Magento 2 website get cached copies which the system uses instead of generating new pages from scratch. Thus, full page caching reduces database and server loads and decreases page load time, so don’t hesitate to use Magento 2 full page cache extensions. Continue Reading

Deal Of The Day Magento 2 Extensions

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Magento 2 Deal Of The Day

You can easily improve your conversions rate and increase sales by using various promotions. For instance, there is a good opportunity to run best daily deal, deal of the day, or any Groupon clone promotion on your Magento 2 website. You only need an appropriate Magento 2 extensions to be installed. The best Magento 2 deal-of-the-day extensions are gathered in this post. Continue Reading