Magento 2 Developer - Tutorials, tips and updates

News, tips and tutorials on the world of Magento 2 and 1, the largest and best platform of free e-commerce in the world.

Various content on Magento 2, programming tips, customization, modules, themes, updates, security patches, etc.

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Magento 1

There is still a lot to Magento 1. Many retailers will not migrate to the second version of the platform, we have to keep in mind that for the vast majority the 1 version caters very well, supplying all needs and this will not change anytime soon.

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About Magento

Magento CE "Community Edition" is a free, open source ecommerce platform developed in PHP with Mysql database.

A robust and complete platform, with hundreds of native features such as cart or catalog promotion rules, newsletter, product groups, digital products, internal CMS, customizable attributes, hundreds of configurations and more!

Magento is the most popular ecommerce platform in the world, with around 250,000 stores across the globe.

With a global "eco-system" with more than 150,00 developers and a network relying more on 300 specialized partner companies.

The Magento platform is able to meet any demand anywhere in the world.

My experience with Magento CE

I work at 5 for years with Magento, starting from the 1.5 version until the fully revamped version 2.x, which was released recently.

At first I encountered a lot of difficulty with Magento on a daily basis, but over time I was improving and searching for good references and materials for study.

Developing complex BI modules, tax substitution calculations or customizable themes with their own panels, I discovered in Magento a passion.

And first of all, respect for this platform, which in the same way that a Ferrari is not for an Earth Road, Magento is not for a low-cost hosting.

I hope to be able to share with you on this blog my experiences and knowledge acquired over the years working with the excellent e-commerce platform, Magento CE.

Magento 2

In November 2015 announced the new 2.0 platform for corporate and community editions.

The imminent release of this new version sent waves through the Magento community. Some were enthusiastic about the change, while others felt that Magento 1 was still the most appropriate solution, avoiding rework.

Magento 2 Catalog

According to statistics from the Builtwith, Magento currently holds 14% of market share (2016) for e-commerce platforms.

With the release of Magento 2, it is possible that this percentage may increase.

Experts expect the number of Magento 2 stores to grow rapidly next year, while Magento 1 is phased out.

This increase will include existing Magento 1 stores that ship to Magento 2. In addition to new stores that migrate to Magento 2 constantly, searching for the best solution available in the market.

Benefits of Magento 2

Improved performance

Compared to Magento 1, Magento 2 will work on average 20% faster.

Increasing the speed of the site will encourage more sales and increase the position of the store in search engine like Google.

The "Full Page Cache" storage built into the platform means that pages load much faster, 1-2 seconds compared to 5-10 seconds for pages that are not pre-saved in FPS.

Easy-to-use checkout

The payment process in Magento 2 is more streamlined, making it quicker and easier for customers to go from cart to full order.

It is highly customizable and requires fewer steps and customer information.

Reducing order closing time is a huge step in reducing the number of abandoned carts and consequently increasing conversions.

Best admin interface

The new administration interface is designed to help reduce time spent managing an online store.

It is much easier to use and easier for new team members to learn.

The administrator can customize the admin panel so that important business information can be accessed quickly.

This makes each administration panel customized for each user to increase productivity by managing products, orders, and customer data.

More mobile friendly

Mobile responsiveness is key to improving sales as more and more customers are buying on smartphones and tablets.

The Magento developer team recognized this and made mobile responsiveness a top priority on the Magento 2 core platform.

It comes with new themes created directly (and with SEO-friendly), integrated video and easier check-out. They all enhance the look and function of Magento stores on mobile devices, driving sales on these devices.

Why is Magento 2 the future?

An ever-growing list of new extensions and themes available each day.

Robust coding architecture

Robust coding architecture focused on future improvements that will occur in the next few years in web development.

The modular code base of Magento 2 has adopted HTML5 completely, with additional workspace for CSS3 and Require JavaScript. In addition, the new version of the system uses PHP 5.5.x and MySQL 5.6;

In general, the programs that Magento 2 has under the hood suggest that the company is focused on the present and also on future innovations in web design, which will benefit you and your company in the coming years.

Magento Success 1 and 2

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"We feel that Magento's robust global flexibility, scalability, and ecosystem would improve our needs today and also ensure we can quickly take advantage of innovations in the future."
LUCAS CORREIA DOS SANTOS
DIRECTOR OF IT FOR DIGITAL PRODUCTS, SARAIVA

Why Choose Magento?

Just ask our customers. The biggest brands in the world love Magento because of its flexibility, because today's consumers and their buying patterns are changing every minute.

Only Magento - open and agile source - can help you adapt and thrive. With a global ecosystem of 150.000 developers and a network of more than 300 highly trained partner solutions, Magento increases its online sales and maximizes gross margins.

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An army of innovators

No IT staff in the world can keep up with the trade shift.

With Magento, you have more than innovative 150.000 at your disposal. This is an entire ecosystem of developers who work hard to keep you ahead of the game and your competition.

Specialized Implementation Partners

Magento is more than just a platform or product. The Magento Solution Partner Program offers trained and certified specialists to help you quickly enter the market, create incredible customer experiences, and sell more.

Increase sales with low investment

On average, merchants using Magento grow 3 times faster than those on closed platforms. They also realize a reduction of 50% in Total Cost of Ownership. Sell ​​more, save more, make it faster. That's Magento's advantage.

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