"Magento 2 guide"

How to Install Magento 2 via GitHub

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Magento 2 Installation Guide

We’ve already mentioned the Magento 2 installation guide by Ivan Veres on our website. The author provides a brief description of how to install Magento 2 via three different methods: from archive file, via Composer, and via GitHub. We’ve also decided to share this information via our blog but in three separate posts, so on Firebear, you can already find out How to Install Magento 2 via Composer and How to Install Magento 2 from Archive File. And below, we shed light on the last method – installation via GitHub. It is not the easiest way to get Magento 2 installed, but if problems do not scare you, continue reading. Continue Reading

How to Install Magento 2 via Composer

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Magento 2 Installation Guide

You might have seen that on Inchoo Ivan Veres describes how to install Magento 2 with the help of various methods. He sheds light on the three following approaches: installation from archive file, via Composer, and via GitHub. Ivan says that the described methods are aimed at those Magento enthusiasts who want to have more troubles in their lives. Is he right? We think that you can argue with Ivan, especially in case of archive installation, but he is right to some extent, since it is obvious that Magento 2 installation is not everyone’s business. But if you are brave enough, we’d like to draw your attention to installation via Composer. Two other methods are described here: How to Install Magento 2 from Archive File and How to Install Magento 2 via GitHub. Continue Reading

How to Install Magento 2 from Archive File

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Magento 2 Installation Guide

On Inchoo, Ivan Veres describes how to install Magento 2 with the help of various methods: from archive file, via Composer, and via GitHub. He says that the described methods are aimed at those merchants, developers, or marketers who want to have more troubles in their lives. Although you can argue with Ivan, it is obvious that Magento 2 installation is not everyone’s business due to various tech nuances. And below, we’d like to draw your attention to installation from the archive file – the easiest method. So, if problems do not scare you, continue reading. Two other methods are described here: How to Install Magento 2 via Composer and How to Install Magento 2 via GitHub. Continue Reading

The Magento 2 Performance Guide

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Good performance is a key aspect of a successful ecommerce project. It is not only important as a vital ranking factor, but is highly appreciated by customers. Thus, a fast online store often has a higher conversion rate than a slower one. As a result, it turns more visitors into buyers and helps to increase sales. Now, when the importance of Magento 2 performance is obvious, it’s time to shed light on how to increase it in case of the platform. Continue Reading

The Ultimate Magento 2 Tutorial

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Magento tutorial

If you are a developer, an ecommerce merchant, or just a tech enthusiast with a goal to learn everything about Magento 2, you’ve come to the right place. The following blog post consists of Firebear’s articles related to Magento 2. Our team is always working on new materials, so this Magento 2 tutorial is always growing. Continue Reading

The Official Magento 2 User Guide

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The Official Magento 2 Manual

In this post we will show you where to find the official Magento 2 User Guide as well as provide links to our own articles, which are helpful if you are trying to master the new version of the platform. Let’s start with the Magento 2 Community Edition documentation. Continue Reading

Magento 2 JavaScript Guide

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Custom JavaScript in Magento 2

It is necessary to mention RequireJS when it comes to JavaScript in Magento 2. The platform utilizes RequireJS for optimizing time necessary to load a page which contains JavaScript files. Besides, the RequireJS loader is used for managing JS resource dependencies and for customizing JavaScript in Magento 2. All the aforementioned processes are discussed in this Magento 2 JavaScript Guide through the following sections:

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Magento 2 Composer Guide

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Magento 2 Composer

In this Magento 2 Composer guide, we will explain how to use the application-level package manager with the most popular ecommerce platform. Being inspired by Node.js npm, Composer provides a unified format that simplifies dependency management of PHP software. The usage of Composer in various Magento 2 projects is inevitable, because it is a part of the platform. You can run the package manager through the command line, installing dependencies for your modules. Besides, Composer provides the ability to install Magento 2 extensions available on Packagist (the repo is described below). Another important feature introduced in Composer is a set of autoload capabilities for libraries that essentially simplifies the usage of third-party software solutions. Continue Reading

How to Pass the Magento 2 Certification

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Magento 2 Certification

If you are going to pass the Magento 2 Certification, it is time to start preparing. In the following post, you will find the most reliable sources of information about Magento 2. Please note that Magento 2 has been essentially refined in comparison to 1.X, so you will have to master a lot of new aspects in order to pass the Magento 2 Certification. Continue Reading

An Introduction To The Magento 2 API

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Magento 2 API

Today, we are going to shed light on the Magento 2 API, so let’s explain what this term means. Application program interface is a special interface which consists of protocols, routines,and tools designed to simplify the process of software development. Since APIs’ major purpose is to specify the way how different software parts interact within a system, they are often used to program graphical user interface components. Good APIs provide all building blocks necessary for developing an application, so a programmer only have to put them together. Although Magento 2 APIs incorporate the same principle, there are tons of nuances related to the ecommerce platform. So, what is the Magento 2 API? Continue Reading