Category: Magento 2

Magento 2 category of Amasty blog is a place where you can find Magento 2 news, guides, tips and tricks about the new version of the platform.

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Collection of 15 Finest Fashion and Style Magento Themes

Choosing a proper successfully working web template should be the primary goal for those who plan to empower their selling business with a professional software tested and being used by a number of large leading companies. Selecting the right theme for your online selling website is a keystone to prosperity and complete satisfaction from what you are doing. Take enough time to examine and understand multiple variants in greater depth. And the collection of 15 Finest Fashion Themes performed in the most flexible E-Commerce system...

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8 Perfect Magento 2 Themes With Unlimited Possibilities

This short article features 8 mind-blowing Magento 2 themes that will give your online business really unlimited possibilities. Why should you choose Magento? Magento is an open source platform for eCommerce businesses. This gives you the possibility to experience all of its basic functionality for free with the Community Edition of Magento. This option is perfect for small and medium stores. Magento Enterprise Edition is perfect for large stores, with over 10,000 SKUs in their inventory and starts at over 10 thousand dollars per store....

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Magento 1 & Magento 2 speed comparison on PHP 5.6.27, PHP 7.0.13, and PHP 7.1.0

PHP 7.1.0 WAS RELEASED A COUPLE OF WEEKS BEFORE. ALL THE VERSIONS OF PHP LOWER THAN 5.6.X WERE ANNOUNCED AS OUTDATED AND ARE NOT SUPPORTED BY THE DEVELOPERS. SOME DISTRIBUTION VENDORS STILL SUPPORT SECURITY UPDATES IN TERMS OF LONG TERM SUPPORT, BUT YOU’LL NEVER GET THE NEW FEATURES WITH THEM. Hello, Amasty blog readers! We’ve been posting Magento performance tests for quite a while. For the last couple of months, our readers were asking us to test Magento 1 and 2 performance with the new...

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Magento 2.2 release: what Amasty expects

Hello, Amasty blog readers! Magento 2 has just celebrated its first birthday. From its very beginning, we at Amasty started developing Magento 2 extensions, and now we have 57 tools available at our store. That’s almost five products a month on average! We don’t know if Magento will continue releasing 2.1.X versions or will jump to Magento 2.2 version soon – but looks like after the New Year we have a chance to see a new version. It’s not a surprise that for now Magento...

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How to create a Magento 2 extension

Yay, Magento 2 is officially out! Great news indeed. My name is Alex, and I’m a Magento developer at Amasty. For the last few months I’ve been busy building Magento 2 extensions, and today I wanted to share an instruction on building a simple Magento 2 module. What we’re going to build To demonstrate how to create a Magento 2 extension, we are going to build a HelloWorld module, which is going to have some basic functionality, covering as many development aspects as possible in...

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Creating Magento 2 orders programmatically

If you are a Magento 2 developer, some day and not even once you’ll need to create a certain amount of Magento 2 orders, and preferably programmatically, as manual creating of a bigger number of orders can be time consuming and simply inconvenient. I created this Magento 2 order generator for the needs of Amasty team and decided to share it with you. I made this generator because we needed a faster creation of orders tool for testing and debugging purposes. For example, I personally...

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How to configure Magento cron job

Cron job is an important component for correct Magento performance. It is widely used for running actions that are performed on schedule, such as indexing and caching, email dispatches, sitemap generation, currency rates updates, and many more actions as well. Today we would like to explain how to configure Magento cron job correctly. The configuration process can vary a bit depending on your site’s control panel (cPanel, Plesk, etc).

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How to install Magento 2 with PHP7 on localhost

Magento 2 is the new version of Magento framework which has many changes and advantages as compared to previous versions like site maintenance, easy to handle dashboard, obviously fast performance etc. The main and important aspects are the enhanced Admin Panel, separate tables for order processing, better image compression by default, static content caching etc. PHP7 is an improved version of PHP Scripting Language which is ready for development and production environment. It has 2x faster performance and more than 50% lower memory consumption than...