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A Beginner’s Guide on Creating a Custom Magento Theme

By on Nov 18, 2015 in Beginners, Magento

Creating a Custom Magento Theme The e-commerce market has and continues to evolve, and hence, to gain a competitive advantage it is important that your e-store is flexible enough to address consumers changing needs. And, Magento e-commerce platform can help accomplish such an objective in the most efficient and effective manner possible. What’s more? Easy-to-use and intuitive admin panel and tons of eCommerce features is what makes Magento one of the best choices as an e-commerce platform. After all, Magento was primarily created with the purpose of giving users and developers the ability to setup e-commerce store. When starting a Magento project most likely you’ll consider creating a custom Magento theme based on your preferences. As a developer, creating a Magento theme might seem a simple task to you. But, remember that not adhering to Magento rules and regulations can make the task overwhelming and challenging. Moreover, you also need to decide on the Magento version on which your site will run. The new version of the Magento e-commerce platform (i.e. Magento 2) is about to release. However, you can download the beta version of Magento 2 from GitHub. The latest version of Magento has introduced a new default theme called “Luma” – an elegant theme that follows a lot better usability practices compared to the default theme of Magento 1. Wondering how you should create a custom Magento theme? Read on further to learn more. Understanding Basics of Magento Theme All of the Magento themes are stored in...