Magento 2

Override a Layout in Magento 2

November 3, 2016 / Posted in Magento, Magento 2 by Sergey Samiec
Override a Layout in Magento 2
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In this article I am going to explain what is a layout overriding and what is a basic difference from layout extending. So at first let’s figure out what is a layout in Magento. The structure of all pages is described in layout file. Basically, layout is a XML file, where page elements arrangement is assigned with a help of instructions and declarations. Here we are talking about containers (for example header, footer) and blocks ( for example search in header, newsletter in footer). (more…)

BelVG Promotional Banner. Let your Customers Know About the Offers

October 31, 2016 / Posted in Magento, Magento 2, Prestashop by Vladislav Yunusov
BelVG Promotional Banner. Let your Customers Know About the Offers
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Halloween just started series of November and December holidays. It’s a fact that sales are getting bigger this period, but the business struggle is great as well. So let the customers be aware of your special offers and holidays discounts and let them make a choice for your webstore.

Specially for these events BelVG wants to offer you a free module for Magento 1 and 2 versions and Prestashop, which is called Promotional Banner. With the new module you will make your store look really cool and special for almost every popular event or holiday!

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How to Create Custom URL Rewrite and Set Up 301,302 Redirects in Magento 2

September 20, 2016 / Posted in Magento, Magento 2 by Vladislav Yunusov
How to Create Custom URL Rewrite and Set Up 301,302 Redirects in Magento 2
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The 301 redirect is one of the most important tools that are used for search engine optimization. 301 redirect will help you maintain existing search engine rankings, so you don’t lose traffic after the transition to another URL. And now in Magento 2 you have an ability to set up these redirects by default. It’s pretty easy to set up redirects for each type of url. But let’s take a look how to create a custom rewrite for redirecting to the new URL.

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