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.
Magento 2 CE Official User Guide
The official Magento 2 Community Edition manual consists of 3 major parts: Contents, Introduction, and Basic Configuration. Although there is a Contents section on the first page of the Magento Community Edition 2.0 User Guide, there is also a dedicated section in the manual which provides more information by showing additional topics.
In its turn the Introduction section describes available Magento resources, discusses the installation process, and shows how to access a Magento account. Besides, it sheds light on the main pages and key features of a Magento 2 website. As for the Basic Configuration section, it introduces the Admin along with basic configuration settings and best practices.
Besides, there is a ‘How-To-Use-This-Guide’ section in a manual. Additionally, you can use its PDF version. To get the official Magento 2 Community Edition User guide, follow this link:
Magento 2 EE Official User Guide
Since Magento 2 EE introduces a bunch of unique features, the official Magento Enterprise Edition 2.0 User Guide is bigger than the aforementioned manual, but it consists of the same key sections: Contents, Introduction, and Basic Configuration. There are also the ‘How-To-Use-This-Guide’ section and the PDF version of the manual with a changelog. To get the official Magento 2 Enterprise Edition User guide, follow this link:
The Ultimate Magento 2 Tutorial
This is an article on the Firebear blog which introduces all our posts related to the platform. Each post is briefly described there, so you will find materials you are looking for. The article can be easily used as an alternative to the official Magento 2 User Guide, as it describe all key features and nuances of the platform, such as SEO and performance improvements, extension installation, various customizations, etc. You can find the post here: The Ultimate Magento 2 Tutorial.
Magento 2 System Requirements
Another important article about the platform is Magento 2 System Requirements. Before starting any further actions related to the platform, you should learn all its system requirements, and the precious information is described here: Magento 2 System Requirements.
The Ultimate Magento 2 Developer’s Resource List
If after reading the official Magento 2 User Guide you have more questions than answers then it is necessary to examine some other sources, since they probably provide more clear information related to your unique use case. And there is an article which lists the most reliable sources related to the Magento 2 platform on our blog. You can find it here: The Ultimate Magento 2 Developer’s Resource List.
Magento 2 Enterprise Edition Specific Features
If you are a Magento 2 EE user, find out all its unique features before reading the official Magento 2 Enterprise Edition User Guide. The information listed in the article will help you avoid uncertainties and unnecessary headaches. For further information, follow this link: Magento 2 Enterprise Edition Specific Features.
Magento 2 Extensions
There are two big posts related to Magento 2 extensions on Firebear. The first one includes the first Magento 2 modules, while the second article provides modules divided into the following sections: Performance, User Experience and Frontend, Import / Export, Products and Categories, SEO, Marketing and Advertising, Integrations, and Extend Magento 2 API. Besides, there is a list of all our posts about different categories of Magento 2 extensions. The first post: The Best Magento 2 Extensions; the second one: Must Have Magento 2 Extensions For Advanced Ecommerce Experience.
Magento 2 Developer’s Cookbook
Last but not least, we’d like to mention our Magento 2 Developer’s Cookbook. This article provides useful code snippets, tips, and notes vital for every Magento 2 developer. The post is based on our own experience, stackexchange questions, official documents, and the experience of other developers. The cookbook covers common problems related to the Magento 2 development, and you can find it here: Magento 2 Developer’s Cookbook.
The official Magento 2 User Guide is extremely helpful, but you will master the platform with better efficiency due to other third-party materials. Therefore, we recommend you to check the most important Magento 2 articles by the Firebear team. Besides, you can improve your learning process with other members of the Real Magento Community!