Atwix MageNews - April 2019
Welcome to the April edition of the Atwix MageNews! We’ve prepared a roundup of the most exciting news that happened in Magento Community over the last month.
PageBuilder and Magento 2.3.1 releases, code quality tools, security updates and much more. You’ll find it all below, so let’s get started!
How to add a simple note to the checkout step
Sometimes the additional info in the order is very useful. It can be an additional choice or message from a customer. Unfortunately, Magento 2 does not provide any additional forms on the checkout steps by default.
Key rules for your Magento 2 website security
Security topics play a significant role in the success of every online business. Nowadays, this topic becomes even more important due to such a huge number of different types of hacker attacks and sensitive data leaks all over the world. The duty of every website manager is to make sure that the key security rules are followed and the website is well-protected. The following article describes the most critical security issues and measures required for every website.
Is it worth covering Magento 2 code by automated tests?
Automated tests implementation has always been an interesting topic for many store owners and managers. We receive many questions every day like: should we invest money for tests in addition to development? How will it help an online business? Which tests are better and why? Therefore, we want to shed some light on which types of tests are the most popular and useful and highlight key reasons of test importance.
Atwix MageNews - March 2019
Welcome to Atwix MageNews – March edition!
A recap of the most existing news that happened in Magento Community last month in our humble opinion: Magento 2.3.1, PWA, the Magento Association, collective community experience, thoughts, ideas and updates. Everything is in one place here, collected and brought to you with love.
So, without further ado, we are starting!
How to make a package for the Magento Marketplace in Magento 2
If you developed some Magento 2 module and you want to publish the module on the Magento Marketplace, you need to prepare a package with the module first.
In the post, we do not describe how to publish the module on the Magento Marketplace only how to prepare the ultimate package version and validate it.
Magento 2 Event Framework - Diagrams
Magento events and observers are a good old way of extending Magento. They came from Magento 1, but an approach is well-known beyond the Magento community and platform. It follows an observer design pattern and has different implementation and variations in different frameworks. This article covers how Event Framework was implemented in Magento and how it’s suggested to be using by Magento Development Team.
Add custom layout handle to product page - Magento 2
Ever struggled how to add programmatically a custom layout handle to a product page and what’s the best way to do it? Use the power of Magento 2 plugins (also called interceptors) added into the right place and you’re done!