How to?

  1. Manage Magento 2 Admin Notifications

    Sometimes you can see notifications in Magneto 2 panel that are displayed over and over again. This is Magento 2 admin notifications.

    Magento 2 Admin Notification

    To stop showing these messages you need to mark them as read. 

    For this please navigate to Noficiations Manage page. Click on the bell icon in the top right corner in the admin panel and then press the "See All (X  unread)" link.

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  2. How To Reindex Magento 2 From Admin Panel

    In Magento 2 you cannot perform the reindex from the back-office. To make a reindex you need use PuTTY or another terminal application to run the CLI commands, e.g. command for reindex:

    php bin/magento indexer:reindex

    With FREE Magento 2 Command Line (CLI) Extension by Magefan you can run CLI commands directly from Magento 2 admin panel.

    Once you install Magefan CLI extension a new menu item "System > Command Line" will be added to the admin menu.

    Magento 2 Command Line

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  3. How to update Magento 2 extension?

    Please take a look at the flowchart below to understand how to update Magento 2 Extension.

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  4. Accelerated Mobile Pages on Magento 2 Blog Pages

    Every modern website must have Accelerated Mobile Pages. The Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project is an open source initiative of Google, Twitter and other companies to make mobile web faster. Any online store that uses AMP will see faster load times, more pageviews, more customers. AMP already used by ecommerce giant - eBay, and thousands of other online stores over the world wide web.

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  5. Resent blog posts on Magento 2 Homepage Sidebar

    1. Please navigate to M2 Admin Panel > Content > Pages, then start edit Home Page.
    2. Change the field Layout Update XML in Design section by adding the next code:

    <referenceContainer name="sidebar.additional">
        <block class="Magefan\Blog\Block\Sidebar\Recent" name="blog.sidebar.recent" template="sidebar/recent.phtml" after="wishlist_sidebar">
              <action method="setCacheLifetime">
                  <argument name="time" xsi:type="string">86400</argument>
    3. Save the page.
    4. Flush magento cache.

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  6. Resent blog posts on Magento 2 Homepage

    1. Please navigate to M2 Admin Panel > Content > Widgets and click Add Widget button.
    2. Select "Recent Blog Posts" in Type field and your theme in Design Theme field. Then press Continue button
    3. After page refresh enter Widget Title you wish (e.g.: Recent blog posts on Homepage) and specify the sore view if neaded.
    3. Navigate to Widget Options tab
    4. Set Title field - it will displayed on frontend as title of recent posts blog
    5. Set the Number of Posts you wish to show
    6. If needed you can show post only from specific category by setting Blog Category field.

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  7. Add "read more" tag to Magento 2 blog post content

    Add "read more" tag

    1. Please navigate to M2 Admin Panel > Content > Posts > Choose post > Open Content tab.
    2. Insert Pagebreak tag wherever you want.

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  8. How to Install Magento 2 Extension

    There are different ways to install Magento 2 Extension:

    1. Install Magento 2 Extension via the Composer

    This installation method is the most preferred, but not all Magento 2 extension vendors provide a possibility to install their modules via the Composer.

    Composer is the package manager for the PHP, it allows you to manage dependencies of Magento 2 extensions and PHP libraries. It also facilitates the upgrade process of Magento2 & Magento2 Extensions.


    2. Install Magento 2 Extension from Archive

    This is the most common method since Magento 1.x times. 

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