This article describes the directory structure of Magento 2 ecommerce platform. I will address in detail the general directory structure, module catalog structure, theme catalog structure and naming conventions and namespaces, as well as describe how can you identify the files responsible for certain functionality in Magento 2 directory structure.
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When an online store is designed, naturally most of the effort is dedicated to homepage and product pages, while such seemingly tiny and inconsiderable element as footer is in most cases neglected and rather poorly, if not entirely overlooked. In reality, footer is a very important element, for it is the final thing your customers see as they scroll down a page, and what comes last, always leaves an impression. Therefore, the footer design must be approached with a proper amount of attention and reasoning.
Knockout.js — is a library that allows you to create dynamic interfaces and use different bindings for DOM elements. It implements the Model-View-ViewModel pattern and is used in Magento 2 dynamic modules such as Checkout, Customer, etc. In this article I will refer to module files that use knockout.js, and also describe how to use the framework to perform various functions in Magento 2.
A configurable product is one of the product types in Magento 2. It consists of a number of simple products, each with a single unique option like color, material, size, and so on, that a customer selects from a drop-down list at the product page. Moreover, each option configuration has its unique stock keeping unit (SKU), which makes such products easily tracked in the inventory.
A contact form is a must-have for an online shop of any scale. It not only facilitates the communication between customer and business, but also allows a merchant to receive more information about a potential client on the initial stage of their interaction.
In an online store, the menu is one of the core navigation elements, therefore its creation should be approached with a great deal of care and consideration. In this article, I will go over the best ways to create a menu in Magento 2, as well as how to edit and add new categories to it.
Traditional e-store customer journey, generally enjoyable, has a number of boring and time-consuming stages, like browsing a catalog, picking the item, moving to the product page, placing the order into the cart, checkout. From time to time visitors tend to go back to the product catalog to choose something else. That means browsing multiple pages which is usually inconvenient to perform both on a desktop and on a mobile device.
Emails are the basic and most traditional way of communicating with customers in ecommerce. Since there can be a wide range of situations that require sending a letter, it would be undoubtedly more convenient to have a number of email templates, automatically triggered by a certain event.
As you have completed the initial stages of Magento 2 online shop setup – creating product pages and categories – it’s high time you consider your promotion opportunities. As an ecommerce platform, Magento 2 has a variety of internal promotion methods that no well-thought and comprehensive promotion campaign can do without.