The Ultimate Magento 2 Tutorial

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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.

Magento 2 Extensions Reviewed On Firebear

We’ve started a series of extension reviews and update the post several times per week, so don’t miss new overviews of the best Magento 2 modules.

The Best Magento 2 Extensions

This article gets the most frequent updates among other Firebear’s posts. We try to write about new Magento 2 extensions several times a week. The new ecosystem is rapidly growing, so there are always a lot of new worthwhile Magento 2 modules.

Magento 2 Overview

This is our major post related to the second version of the platform. It includes basic information about Magento 2, as well as lots of useful links. Magento 2 download, roadmap, features, plans, tutorials and tons of other useful materials are gathered in the article.

Magento 2 Demo

As a team of Magento enthusiasts and specialists, we have our own Magento 2 demo. You can easily check it on our website to get deeper insights into Magento 2 features and benefits over 1.x.

The Ultimate Magento 2 Developer Resource List

The selection of the most prominent and useful resources related to Magento 2 is here. We always try find something interesting about the platform and share our discoveries in this article.

Magento 2 Developer’s Cookbook

Developer’s Cookbook offers useful code snippets, tips, and notes about Magento 2. The article is constantly growing, as new information appears on various websites and forums like Stackexchange for example. Besides, it shares a personal experience of the Firebear team and materials based on the official documentation.

Magento 2 Video Tutorials

If you prefer studying with the aid of various video courses, then this set of Magento 2 tutorials is for you. It consists of the best online courses, video podcasts, and other materials. You can easily learn everything from Magento 2 download and installation to its maintenance and development with video tutorials listed in the article.

Magento 2 Installation Guide

This article is entirely based on the official Magento 2 installation tutorial and our own experience. If you still have no ideas about how to install Magento 2, then you have come to the right place.

Magento 2 Templates

Templates are another significant part of Magento 2, and we are always digging something new, so the post offers the latest Magento 2 templates as well as useful links to articles about frontend architecture and theme development.

How to Install Magento 2 Modules

Now, when you know what are the latest Magento 2 extensions, it’s time to find out how to install them, and there is a dedicated article on our blog.

How to Uninstall Magento 2 Modules and Restore Magento 2 Backups

Of course, it is important not only to know how to install extensions, but also how to uninstall them. Additionally, you should be able to restore backups, rollback, files. All these procedures are described in this Magento 2 tutorial.

Migration to Magento 2

Migration to Magento 2 is another crucial topic. Unfortunately, it is not so convenient as migration to 1.x, as still lacks some vital features. You can discover all facts about Magento 2 migration in the article.

How to Update Magento 2

Understanding of this aspect will help you get all the latest Magento 2 features. Don’t miss the opportunity to get them before the official release.

Magento 2 Maintenance Mode

Still don’t know how to start maintenance mode in Magento 2? Examine this article, as it provides fist and reliable tutorial.

Magento 2 Cache Management

The name of this article speaks for itself: Magento 2 Cache Management describes this complicated process. Want to make your Magento 2 store faster? Check the post to find out how to achieve your goal.

Magento 2 Index Management

Discover proper Magento 2 index management with the Firebear team. We are always here to help you, writing about the most important aspects related to the latest version of the Magento platform; and this Magento 2 tutorial is not an exception.

Magento 2 Nginx Configuration

The article provides proper Nginx configuration. Learn how to master this reverse proxy server with our Magento 2 tutorial.

How To Create A Virtual Machine For Magento 2

You will probably need a virtual machine for your Magento 2 development; therefore, pay attention to this post: it not only covers Magento 2 virtualization, but provides insights into containerization with the help of Docker.

Magento 2 Redis Configuration

Proper Redis configuration is also described on our website. Check the article to find out all Magento 2 features related to this advanced key-value cache. Furthermore, you will find out how to configure Redis and optimize its work within the platform.

Magento 2 Modular System

The modular system of Magento 2 is covered here. Read the article, if you are not familiar with the topic. Magento 2 differs a lot from 1.X, and this one is a new feature.

Dependency Injection In Magento 2

Discover Magento 2 dependency injection with Firebear – we are your guides in this journey into the world of Magento 2.

The Complete Guide to Magento 2 Product Import / Export

Everything you need to know about product import and export in Magento 2, including the structure of CSV file, is described in this post. Don’t hesitate to learn something new about the platform.

Magento 2 Command Line Tool

A detailed guide to command line tool for Magento 2. You will find the most important commands and their explanations in this article.

Magento 2 vs Shopify

In the post, we compare Magento 2 with Shopify. Which one is more user-friendly?

Advanced Development with RequireJS (+ Magento 2 Tutorial)

This post will help you configure RequireJS  within Magento 2 and streamline your development within the ecommerce platform. Besides, the article sheds lights on RequireJS as a standalone technology.

How to Configure Varnish for Magento 2

Find out how to use Varnish with Magento 2. Although, the platform provides better ecommerce opportunities than 1.X out of the box, you should always make it better!

How to debug Magento 2

This Magento 2 tutorial covers all major nuances of such complicated task as debugging. Find out how to debug your ecommerce store with Firebear.

Magento 2 vs WooCommerce

Magento 2 offers lots of benefits over WooCommerce, and core differences are described in this blog post. Think that WooCommerce is better? Leave your opinion in comments.

The Improved Import / Export Magento 2 Extension by Firebear

Our first extension for Magento 2. It essentially improves the way you used to import or export products in Magento 2.

Magento 2 vs osCommerce

Another ‘vs’ post where Magento 2 is compared against one of its closest competitors.

Magento 2 vs Bigcommerce

Another article in the ‘Magento 2 vs’ category.

Improved Configurable Products for Magento 2

Our second Magento 2 module. This time, the Firebear team helps you improve configurable products in Magento 2.

The Magento 2 Performance Guide

Everything you need to know about Magento 2 performance is described in this guide. Although, the platform has been changed a lot, there are still some familiar approaches to performance improvements.

Magento 2 SEO Guide

Magento 2 is SEO optimized out-of-the-box, but default are not enough to make it as friendly to search engines as possible. Therefore, we explain how you can change the default settings in order to get maximum efficiency from your Magento 2 SEO optimizations.

Testing Magento 2: MTF And Various Test Types

Testing will help you improve the quality of your Magento 2 projects. Luckily, the new version of the platform provides advanced capabilities when it comes to testing. Check our article to find them out.

Magento 2 vs OpenCart

Another comparison of our favourite ecommerce platform with its competitor.

Magento 2 System Requirements

System requirements of Magento 2 differs from those available with 1.X, so understanding new conditions is mandatory.

An Introduction To The Magento 2 API

In this article, we describe how the Magento 2 API looks like and what you can do with it as a Magento developer.

Must Have Magento 2 Extensions For Advanced Ecommerce Experience

The post offers the collection of the best Magento 2 extensions designed to enhance the platform’s existing ecommerce opportunities.

Magento 2 Enterprise Edition Specific Features

Magento 2 includes Enterprise and Community Editions. Both are more powerful than 1.X, but EE offers a lso of exclusive features. All of them are described in the article.

The Best Magento 2 Books

There are some Magento 2 books available on various platforms. You can find the best of them described on Firebear.

How to Pass the Magento 2 Certification

This article sheds light on passing the Magento 2 certification. In the post, you will find a list of major resources, which will help you become certified Magento 2 developer.

Magento 2 Hosting Services

Some hosting services are already optimized for Magento 2, while the others will provide all necessary enhancements in the nearest future. All of them described on our website.

How to Use Grunt in Magento 2

Find out how to streamline your Magento 2 development with Grunt. In this guide we describe, how to utilize the technology.

How to Deploy Magento 2 To Production

There is a list of preparations required to deploy Magento 2 website to production. All of them are listed in the article.

Magento 2 Cron Configuration

Some processes in Magento 2 are impossible without crone. Learn how to use the technology in our article.

Magento 2 Composer Guide

Composer is now integrated into the Magento 2 system, so its usage is inevitable. Still don’t know what to do with it? We are here willing to help you.

The Showcase of Magento 2 Shops

If you are looking for the newest examples of Magento 2 shops, this post will satisfy your needs. Here, we have the most prominent ecommerce websites based on Magento 2.

Magento 2 – The Next Generation of Ecommerce

The post about the release of Magento 2.

Magento 2 Release Notes

This article contains release notes related to the latest and several previous versions of Magento 2.

Magento 2 Trained Solution Partners

There are a lof of trained solution partners in the Magento 2 ecosystem. The earliest specialists are listed in our post.

Shipping Methods Implementation in Magento 2

Shipping methods in Magento 2 are implemented not like in 1.X. The article describes some core differences as well as covers basic principles.

The Implementation of Payment Gateways in Magento 2

The same is about payment gateways, and we also have a dedicated post.

Knockout.js in Magento 2

Knockout is another technology useful for the Magento development, and the Fireber team will help you leverage it.

Magento 2 Technology Stack Complete Overview

The complete overview of the Magento 2 technology stack – everything you need to know about the platform and technologies behind it.

Magento 2 Message Queue Framework

This article describes the Magento 2 Message Queue Framework. The feature is available in Magento Enterprise Edition only.

Magento 2 Plugins

If you still don’t know the difference between Magento 2 plugins and extensions, this article is for you. It describes such core aspect of Magento 2 functionality as plugins. Besides, you will find some useful links there.

Magento 2 Catalog Search Engines

In this post, you will find extensions designed to implement third-party catalog search engines. Besides, it will lead you to the article that explains how to connect Magento 2 Enterprise Edition to Solr.

Magento 2 Schema.org Integration

If you are going to improve SEO and user experience, then pay attention to Schema.org markup, since it provides the ability to implement both enhancements simultaneously.

Magento 2 Observers

Since Magento 2 differs a lot from 1.x, the way you’ve used to work with observers had been changed. In the Magento 2 Observers post we describe all new improvements.

How To Set Up & Configure Server For Magento 2 & 1

This article sheds light on proper Magento server configuration. It describes server side performance optimizations as well as software installation and configuration for both Magento 2 and 1.

Magento 2 Git and Deployment

In this post, you will find a basic Magento 2 Git strategy. We describe some aspects of Git usage and deployment within the second version of the platform.

Magento 2 gitignore

Magento 2 Git strategy requires using a gitignore file, which is provided and described in the post.

Magento 2 CRO extensions

The article describes the most reliable tools, services, and extensions designed to optimize conversion rate of Magento 2.

Advanced Order Management Magento 2 Extensions

Order management in Magento 2 can be essentially improved with the aid of modules and tools described in the post.

Extended Analytics and Reporting Solutions for Magento 2

The same is about default analytics and reporting solutions introduced in Magento 2.

Magento 2 JavaScript Guide

The Magento 2 JavaScript Guide explaines all the details related to the JS usage within the platform.  It consists of the following sections: JavaScript resource configuration,  JS initialization, JavaScript customization, Locating JS components, customizing jQuery widget.

Magento 2 jQuery Plugins

A list of jQuery plugins for Magento 2 development.

The Official Magento 2 User Guide

Where to find and what to do with the official Magento 2 Manual.

Magento 2 Multi Vendor Marketplace

In comparison to 1.X, Magento 2 offers better opportunities for running a multi vendor marketplace, and in this post we describe all innovations and improvements.

Magento 2 FAQ

The most important questions and answers from Magento 2.0 Developer Webinar.

Magento 2 Components

The article describes Magento 2 components (modules, themes, and language packages) and their usage within the platform.

Magento 2 Component Manager

In the continuation of the previous topic, this post sheds light on how to leverage the Magento 2 Component Manager.

Magento Marketplace Merchant Guide

How to master Magento Marketplace – the replacement of Magento Connect.