Some basic points for Magento Development

Today we will go through some basics points for Magento Development. When any developer starts working with Magento he must know about what is Codepools and How does Magento interacts with Codepools. 1) Magento Codepools: Magento has three different codepools: Community : app/code/community/ Core : app/code/core/ Local :app/code/local/ Core pool All exsisting feature of Manento code exists in this Folder. The best practice that Magento team suggest not to change any code in core files only Magento Team can make changes in that in New releaseas. So that it will not create problem in time of Magento Upgradation from Old version to New one.

Modifying Magento search

We already learned some of basics and how to create Magento extension, now we will dig in little deeper and learn how to override some Magento functionalities. The story: You got brand new store with a lot of awesome products and you just can’t show all products on home page. So, that means that when your customers will use the site search, they expect to find what they came for or they will continue searching on Google. To help you with this Magento included search suggestions to help your customers while typing in search bar.

Creating a custom Magento module

Magento community provides us with a great variety of modules (free and paid), available for downloading and installing from Magento Connect catalog, and from 3rd party developers' websites. Together with the rich Magento functionality, this allows us to solve a lot of tasks without programming skills. But, what if there is no solution for your specific task? Or, what if the needed module doesn't quite work as you need.


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