Magento 2 DIY. The Complete Guide


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Magento 2 DIY. The Complete Guide

Setup from scratch / SEO / Conversion / Extensions / Growth / Security / UI / Performance / Analytics / Enterprise / B2B

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In the Magento 2 DIY book, we describe how the newest version of the ecommerce platform works. Like our first book, Magento 2 DIY is also aimed at entrepreneurs, marketers, and other experts interested in ecommerce. It requires such skills as the ability to google, as well as a basic understanding of core concepts related to eCommerce and Internet.

Since the Magento 2 platform is absolutely new, the available information is not yet enough to write a book which is as informative as our Magento DIY, but Magento 2 DIY is an ongoing project, so we will update the book when new information is available. Thus, having bought it, you get free lifetime updates as well as useful tips and recommendations from the Firebear team. We are going to create a manual which will cover all aspects of the platform, making it possible to master ecommerce on the basis of Magento 2 without any third-party specialists. If you are looking for a complete guide to the Magento 1 ecommerce, check our first book: Magento DIY. The Complete Guide.

The book sheds light on all the major aspects of an ordinary ecommerce store based on Magento 2. Please note, that doesn’t require any coding skills, and covers both B2C and B2B segments of ecommerce, as well as describes enterprise and hi load ecommerce solutions. Having read the Magento 2 DIY book, you get deep insights into:

  • Magento 2 setup and configurations

  • Templates and design

  • The best Magento 2 extensions

  • SEO and SMO features of Magento 2

  • Magento 2 security

  • The optimisation of Magento 2 performance

  • Enterprise level features

  • Traffic generation in Magento 2

  • Conversion rate optimisation

  • Various promotions and loyalty programs available in Magento 2 and with different modules

  • Magento 2 admin management, including products, customers, orders, payment, and shipping

  • Advanced Magento 2 store support, management, and maintenance

  • Enhanced customer support

  • Magento 2 based multichannel systems

  • B2B features offered by Magento 2

  • Multi-vendor marketplace building

  • Top notch analytics, reporting, and testing solutions

  • The latest Magento 2 trends and features

  • Integration with PIM, ERP, CRM, and other enterprise systems

Every chapter is divided into parts, each of which provides the easiest and at the same time the most advanced tips, leading you through all the aspects of Magento 2 ecommerce development. We place great emphasis on performance, growth, and scalability, covering appropriate tools, and pointing you to right directions and outer sources of actual information. We are planning to update the book several times with new tools, tips, extensions, and services, as they will be available for Magento 2. 

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About the Author

Viktor Khliupko
Viktor Khliupko

E-Commerce expert , consultant , developer , freelancer , entrepreneur , traveler , metal music fan. 

During the last 5 years, I took part in building of the successful Magento-based E-Commerce businesses and startups worldwide.

Founder of the FireBear Studio , co-founder of Alamio , freelancer at Uniway. Support pixel art roguelike UnDungeon

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Reader Testimonials


“Magento 2 DIY. The Complete Guide” is a complex book aimed at various specialists

“Magento 2 DIY. The Complete Guide” is a complex book aimed at various specialists. First of all, it is interesting for ecommerce merchants and marketers, but at the same time Magento 2 developers will also find a lot of new and useful tips in this work. Each part of the book features the easiest and at the same time the most advanced steps, leading through all difficulties of Magento 2 ecommerce. Thus, in the end, every reader should know how to give it a go without any help from third parties.


“Magento 2 DIY. The Complete Guide” will be of great help to anyone

Being a complex book, “Magento DIY 2. The Complete Guide” will be of great help to anyone, engaged with Magento: ecommerce merchants, marketers, and Magento developers. Each part of the book features the most advanced and at the same time the easiest advice, leading you through all the difficulties of Magento ecommerce development.


Book shows its readers the most efficient way to setup and run a Magento 2 store based on the vast experience of the author and editorial board

We think that Magento 2 DIY is a comprehensive guide extremely useful for newbies, but also valuable for experienced merchants. The book shows its readers the most efficient way to setup and run a Magento store based on the vast experience of the author and editorial board.

Table of Contents

  • Magento 2 DIY Book
  • Overview
    • Beta Merchants
    • Magento 2 Extensions
    • Magento 2 Courses
    • Magento 2 Migration
    • New Licensing Model
  • Technology Stack
  • Resources / Tutorials / Guides
    • Learning Magento 2
    • The Real Magento Community
  • Installation / Download
    • 4 Types of Magento 2 Installation
    • Magento 2 Installation Guide
    • Magento Software Installation With The Setup Wizard
    • Installing the Magento 2 software from the command line
    • Magento 2 sample data
    • Magento 2 Setup Verification
    • How To Create A Virtual Machine For Magento 2
    • How to Install Magento 2 with Docker
  • Hosting
    • Magento 2 System Requirements
    • Magento 2 Hosting Requirements
  • Composer
    • Magento 2 Composer Integration
    • Magento 2 and composer.json
    • How to Install Composer
    • How to Deploy Magento 2 CE with Composer
    • How to clone the Magento 2 repository via Composer
    • Useful Links
  • API
    • Magento 2 API Framework
    • Magento 2 API Opportunities
    • Getting Started With Magento 2 API
    • API Integration in the Magento 2 backend looks as follows:
    • Magento 2 REST API
    • Magento 2 REST API Reference
    • Magento 2 SOAP API Reference
    • Magento 2 and Swagger
  • Templates
    • Magento 2 Templates and Themes
    • Useful Links
  • Extensions
    • How to Install Magento 2 Modules
    • Must Have Magento 2 Extensions
  • SEO
    • Magento 2 SEO Features
  • Performance
    • Full Nginx Support
    • Magento 2 and Redis
    • Different Cache Types
    • Full Page Cache (FPC)
    • Varnish Cache
    • CSS Preprocessing
    • CSS and JS minification
    • Catalog images caching
    • Code Generation
    • RequireJS for Improved JS Performance
    • Session Storage Management
    • Out-Of-The-Box CDN Support
    • PHP 7
    • Magento 2 vs Magento 1
    • Magento 2 Extensions
    • General Server Side Improvements
  • Migration
    • Magento 2 Migration: Requirements
    • Magento 2 Migration: Current conditions
    • Magento 2 Migration: The migration procedure
    • Magento 2 Migration: More tips on migration to Magento 2
    • Magento 2 Migration Tools
  • Generating New Sales
    • Evaluate your marketing campaign
    • The main traffic sources
    • Other useful traffic-driving techniques…
    • Banner Ads
    • AdWords
    • Alternatives to Google AdWords
    • Social Media Advertising and SMM campaigns
    • Best blogging platforms worth using
    • Real Time Social Experience with Periscope and Meerkat
    • Social influencers for promoting your products online
    • Amazon Product Advertising
  • Security
  • Certified Partners
    • Inchoo
    • Alpenite
    • Forix
    • Session Digital
    • Briteskies
    • Space 48
  • Final Thoughts

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