Coupons in Magento 2

November 9, 2016 / Posted in Magento, Magento 2.0 by Andrey Dubina
Coupons in Magento 2
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Before the season of big sales and long holidays, you may need to think about ways to promote your products and treat your customers with special offers. And what can be better promotion than a personalised coupon code sent in a personal chat with a client or emailed with beautiful Christmas images in the background?

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Override a Layout in Magento 2

November 3, 2016 / Posted in Magento, Magento 2.0 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…)