Create visually stunning and responsive themes to customize the appearance of your Magento store
Who This Book Is For
This book is for web designers and developers with existing knowledge of CSS, HTML, and XML, who wish to learn more about Magento-specific theming techniques. Some knowledge of PHP may be useful, but is not necessary.
About This Book
- Create a custom theme from scratch for your Magento store
- Change the basics of your Magento theme from the logo of your store to the color scheme of your theme
- Easy-to-follow step-by-step guide on how to get up and running with Magento themes
Magento is an open source e-commerce solution. It comes with a variety of tools necessary for building a successful online shop. Magento offers many built-in capabilities, such as promotion pricing and coupon codes, detailed statistics, and SEO options. By using Magento’s powerful theming engine, you can control the look, content, and functionality, and easily launch a flexible e-commerce website.
This book will help you build your own store and help you broaden your customer reach. The book is a step-by-step guide to theming Magento 1.8, aimed at readers with little technical expertise. Starting with simple changes you can make to customize your store, from changing the logo and favicon to other simple configurable items, the book moves on to cover more in-depth theming techniques to help you build a fully custom Magento theme you can be proud of.
By the end of this book, you will be able to create a new, custom, responsive, and advanced Magento theme of your own.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to Magento and Magento Themes
Chapter 2. Magento Theming Basics
Chapter 3. Magento Templates
Chapter 4. Magento Layout
Chapter 5. Social Media and Magento
Chapter 6. Advanced Magento Theming
Chapter 7. Magento Theming for Mobile and Tablet Devices
Chapter 8. Magento E-mail Templates