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Magento for Designers

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Magento is a stunningly powerful e-commerce platform. In this session, we’ll take a look at the essentials you'll need to successfully get a Magento store up and running with minimal fuss. Everything from installation to customization to optimization is covered. If skinning Magento has you stumped, we've covered that as well!

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    Magento for Designers: Part 1200x200
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    Magento is a stunningly powerful e-commerce platform. In celebration of ThemeForest's new Magento category, this mini-series will you teach how to get started with the platform, getting to know the terminologies, setting up a store and all related aspects of it, and finally how to customize it to make it our very own. In this first part, we'll get to know what Magento is, installing it, and importing some products. This is aimed expressly at the beginner; so you need not worry about lacking the requisite skills. We'll walk you right through! Excited? Let's get started! Read More…
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    Magento for Designers: Part 2200x200
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    Magento is a stunningly powerful e-commerce platform. In this miniseries, we'll learn how to get started with the platform, getting to know the terminologies, setting up a store and all related aspects of it, and finally how to customize it to make it our very own. In this second part, we'll focus on short, simple steps to get your Magento store from installed to ready for deployment, which will cover setting up your products, product categories, taxes, shipping, payment gateways and much more! Excited? Let's get started! Read More…
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    Magento for Designers: Part 3200x200
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    Magento is a stunningly powerful e-commerce platform. In this miniseries, we'll learn how to get started with the platform, getting to know the terminologies, setting up a store and all related aspects of it and finally learn how to customize it to make it our very own. In this third part, we'll focus on the process behind theming Magento: how to install themes, the various concepts you'll need to understand to create a theme and the general file structure. Excited? Let's get started! Read More…
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    Magento for Designers: Part 4200x200
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    Magento is a stunningly powerful e-commerce platform. In this miniseries, we'll learn how to get started with the platform, getting to know the terminologies, setting up a store and all related aspects of it and finally learn how to customize it to make it our very own. In this fourth part, we'll lay the groundwork for our theme which we'll be building completely from scratch. Excited? Let's get started!Read More…
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    Magento for Designers: Part 5200x200
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    Magento is a stunningly powerful e-commerce platform. In this miniseries, we'll learn how to get started with the platform, getting to know the terminologies, setting up a store and all related aspects of it and finally learn how to customize it to make it our very own. In this fifth part, we'll be building one of the main views of our store - the product information page. Excited? Let's get started!Read More…
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    Magento for Designers: Part 6200x200
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    Magento is a stunningly powerful e-commerce platform. In this miniseries, we'll learn how to get started with the platform, get to know the terminologies, set up a store and all related aspects of it and finally learn how to customize it to make it our very own. In this sixth part, we'll be building one of the most reader requested feature: getting a featured product slider in the home page. Excited? Let's get started!Read More…
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    Magento for Designers: Multi-Store Functionality200x200
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    Magento is a stunningly powerful e-commerce platform. In this miniseries, we’ll learn how to get started with the platform, get to know the terminologies, set up a store and all related aspects of it and finally learn how to customize it to make it our very own. In this seventh part, we'll be learning how to set up the fabled Magento multi store functionality in simple, easy to follow steps. Excited? Let's get started!Read More…
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    Magento for Designers: Optimization200x200
    Magento is a stunningly powerful e-commerce platform. In this miniseries, we'll learn how to get started with the platform, getting to know the terminologies, setting up a store and all related aspects of it and finally learn how to customize it to make it our very own. In this final part, we'll be tackling one of the biggest complaints people have with Magento: its performance. We'll review a number of different methods you could apply to significantly boost the platform. Excited? Let's get started!Read More…