Magento 2 Basics Course

Welcome to the Magento 2 Basics Course

Magento 2 Basics CourseMagento 2 has now been released & while the rest of the world is catching up to release their extensions for Magento 2, in this course you can find out how to do all the basics in Magento.

If you’re looking at upgrading to Magento 2, then we suggest holding back until at least 2017 (reasons why covered in this blog post).

However… there is nothing like being prepared and while Magento 2 might not be ready yet, you can be with this course.

All the tutorials are in “Plain English” and you can get started right now by selecting a tutorial below.

Enjoy!

Matt & Dave

Lessons

2. Where have Attributes Gone in Magento 2

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Easy

How to Create & Edit a Category in Magento 2

Does Magento 2 make you feel disorientated as you can’t seem to find the attributes? Now don’t fret because the attributes in Magento 2 are just hiding, and this tutorial reveals their hiding place with these steps.

3. How to Upload Product Images in Magento 2

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Easy

How to Upload Product Images in Magento 2

This tutorial will show you how Magento 2 has made uploading product images to your website easier and quicker than it’s ever been in the previous versions of your favourite e-commerce platform.

4. How to Setup YouTube Videos for Magento 2

Length: 12 minutesComplexity: Easy

How to Setup YouTube Videos for Magento 2

In this tutorial you’re going to learn how to get your own YouTube videos onto your website. We will show you where and how you can get the YouTube API key that will enable you to set up YouTube videos in your Magento system.

5. How to Setup Google Analytics in Magento 2

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Easy

How to Setup Google Analytics in Magento 2

A web-based tool that allows you to track which pages and content on your website are frequented by users, Google Analytics helps business owners like you understand the interests and needs of customers even more. This tutorial shows you the steps to setting up Google Analytics for a single store in Magento 2.

6. How to Enable Free Shipping in Magento 2

Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Easy

How to Enable Free Shipping in Magento 2

Free shipping is a valuable feature in Magento, as it increases sales and attracts more customers to your website. This tutorial shows the settings that you need to make in Magento 2 in order to enable free shipping.

10. How to Change your Location/Locale Settings in Magento 2

Length: 9 minutesComplexity: Easy

How to Change your Location/Locale Settings in Magento 2

This tutorial will show you how to change your Locale Settings in Magento 2 based on the location of your business. Note that this tutorial is going to use the United Kingdom as an example of a Magento store location, so just refer to your own country of residence as you follow along.

13. How to Create a CMS Page in Magento 2

Length: 10 minutesComplexity: Easy

How to Create a CMS Page in Magento 2

CMS stands for Content Management System, and it allows you to create pages on your Magento 2 website. If you want to increase the number of visitors, not to mention customers, that frequent your website, you must give them a good reason to visit your site and refer it to others. This tutorial takes you through the steps of creating a CMS page for your shipping information in Magento 2.

15. How to Enable/Disable Email to a Friend in Magento 2

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Easy

How to Enable/Disable Email to a Friend in Magento 2

Magento 2 has an Email to a Friend feature that is useful to some website owners, as it allows their customers to promote the products on their site. This tutorial will show you how to enable as well as disable the Email to a Friend feature on your website.

16. How to Enable/Disable the Wishlist in Magento 2

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Easy

How to Enable/Disable the Wishlist in Magento 2

By enabling the Wish List on your Magento 2 website, you are giving your customers the ability to plan their purchases ahead of time. This tutorial takes you through the steps of disabling, as well as enabling, the Wishlist in Magento 2, so follow along whenever you’re ready.

17. Change Copyright Footer Text in Magento 2

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Easy

Change Copyright Footer Text in Magento 2

Located in the footer section of your Magento 2 website, the copyright footer text is a legal notice of your exclusive rights to your website. This short tutorial shows you how to update your site’s copyright footer text in two easy steps.

18. How to Сlear Cache in Magento 2

Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Easy

How to Сlear Cache in Magento 2

Clearing the cache is part and parcel of using Magento 2, as you need to perform this every time you install a new extension or make changes to your website. In this tutorial you’re going to learn how to locate the section for cache management in your system, whether you’re coming from the main menu or another section.