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Show Hide Fields (ex : street , city , region , country ….) in Checkout page

magento-2,  programming, 

The checkout page contain standard fields , in many cases the site owner needs to hide some fields for specific reason , the system give you the ability to hide some fields directy from xml , you can add checkout_index_index.xml (copy same structure or just what you want from this path vendor/magento/module-checkout/view/frontend/layout/checkout_index_index.xml) to you theme or your custom extension and start hiding some fields .

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Magento 2 Layouts and blocks inside php

magento-2,  programming, 

Magento 2 have a good system for  organize the blocks by layouts, In Magento 2 that is more flexible . You can play by many ways .

We want show how the developers can play with all the puzzle (layout block template and structure), the framwork Magento 2 have a component called View ("vendor/magento/framework/View"), it have almost all needed class for manage the frontend view in back and font office ,
 you can inject the class Magento\Framework\View\Layout  by factory for get instance of layout class . let's imagine your contruct  in plugin by example is

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Track V1 Rest url (how you can explore the path of request)

magento-2,  programming, 

Magento choose to use some interaction client as service (click) , for example when you try to place order you get url like rest//V1/guest-carts/:cartId/payment-information , ok but how you can see where is point this url ? Is a module controller action url ? Wrong is a service .

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Magento 2 For developer : some ideas about Search Framwork

Magento 2,  programming, 

The search use 3 request name in magento 2 :

'quick_search_container' when you search from the small field text in the top

'advanced_search_container' when you use the advanced search page

'catalog_view_container' when you entre to category page or use filter in category page it's work by default

inside class Magento\Framework\Search\Search the function search(SearchCriteriaInterface $searchCriteria) build a request with class Magento\Framework\Search\Request\Builder; it's start by puched in object $this→requestBuilder the query name example 'quick_search_container'

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Magento 2 For developer : some ideas about frontend search

magento-2,  programming, 

For customize behavior of search you need know the mechanism of how Magento 2 stock and collect infos and how used  it, Now in Magento 2 we have in database catalogsearch_fulltext_scope1 and catalogsearch_fulltext_scope2 related to how many scope you have let's imagine you have 2 store one for English and other for Arabic ,  the system create 2 scope . And stock the map of search inside this tables , bot how ? Yeah let's go and see the structure of table ,this table have 3columns entity_id and atrribute_id and data_index

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Magento 2 Call media gallery (product images) in product list

Magento 2,  frontend,  programming, 

After see many frontend developers peoples search for how call gallery in product list page , we decide to write small course (tutorial) for how done this task .Ok first you need create class helper inside your module , for example Ibnab/Common/Helper/Data.php and push the code

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Magento 2 More details about checkout page

magento-2,  programming, 

The checkout process in Magento 2 it's more practice and more abstracted with new generation ideas of user experience , in this course ibnab try to give you some key for customize the checkout page .

Saw the system use component for create and manage the page checkout, it's start from the layout checkout_index_index.xml in path vendor/magento/module-checkout/view/frontend/layout 

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Magento 2 backend add custom grid action (target _self or _blank)

Magento 2,  backend, 

Ok the new generation of ui grid in magento 2 give you the ability to create or change grid  with xml file, this xml use extern php file for getting all part needed .
Our example here is the grid action like edit in catalog product grid or delete preview in page cms grid ,
ok we want add custom action .

Ok the xml responsible for ui grid of  product list in backend is vendor/magento/module-catalog/view/adminhtml/ui_component/product_listing.xml , and for action you will inside this file :

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Free Magento 2 Easy Mega Menu

magento-2,  extension, 

Without high technical knowledge , Easy Mega Menu give you the ability to create an organized menu ,
You have a lot of products , give a best user experience to customer :


Manual installation :

    download from store

    past in your folder app/code

    enable extension in app/etc/config.php by adding 'Ibnab_MegaMenu' => 1,

    and execute the command php bin/magento setup:upgrade

   and execute the command rm -rf var/view_preprocessed/  pub/static

   and execute the command php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

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Migrate Form ATG Commerce to Magento 2 (concept and programmation) (part1)

Magento 2,  programming,  products,  ATG, 

In the world of the big business  appear Oracle ATG Commerce , in many statistic It occupies an advanced position , yes the Magento 1   It has several elements to accommodate large-scale projects and it needs ,  But it lacks the tools by which tasks are separated, and the removal of conflict, the user experience in admin, default unit test tool , it's real and flexible system but with old mechanism  , In Ibnab we think the Magento 2 is here for taking  advanced position in this domain of big  business  and  large-scale projects .

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Magento 2 Paypal Fee (charge) and life cycle

Magento 2,  programming, 

In magento 2 paypal is implemented with module Payal , in case if the customer choose payapl as method of payment M2 use Magento\Paypal\Model\Cart in place of \Magento\Payment\Model\Cart , it used for collect items and amount and validate the infos collected before sending to paypal ,

The model have more additional methods as (it extend from parent Magento\Paypal\Model\Cart) :
getAmounts()  : Get shipping, tax, subtotal and discount amounts all together
_validate( ) : Check the line items and totals according to PayPal business logic limitations
_importItemsFromSalesModel() : Import items from sales model with workarounds for PayPal

Yeah after collecting the amounts and validate  let's consider we choose Paypal express , the checkout redirect the function Paypal/Controller/Express/Start Action but inside this action it use the global Api class Model/Api/Nvp.php

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Magento 2 Concept : Model Resource DB and Collection (part3)

Magento 2,  concept, 

This  course of series give you the ability for creating your own model resource and collection , ok let's imagine you want create a simple module for persist some data like brand infos for example .

1 – Create :

First we need create our table inside our database for that you need create the Setup folder ,The path complete of module is Ibnab/Brand , inside Setup folder create  file InstallSchema.php and fill with :

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Magento 2 programming : implement import with (import.xml)

magento-2,  programming, 

Magento 2 import export module give you the ability to implement it behavior(standard system export import)  with simple xml and general adapter . Some point before stated :
A – For import you need create import.xml inside etc of your module
B : You can create just import without export
C : Standard place to show of your  import module is form menu system→export or system→ import .

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Magento 2 Add custom EAV attribute to category or customer (support 2.1 too and higher)

magento-2,  programming, 

EAV system in Magento 2 almost similar to Magento 1 but many function and technique is changed , in this tutorials we give you 2 example of how adding custom eav attribute to category or customer .

1 – Create custom attribute for category :

Go to your model and create Setup folder , inside it create file InstallData.php and push this full code :

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Magento 2 Components some js process details(mage.js,apply.js)

magento-2,  programming, 

M2 system use  for read and execute (scriptSelector = 'script[type="text/x-magento-init"]' and dataAttr = 'data-mage-init' )  many js file like vendor/magento/magento2-base/lib/web/mage/apply/main.js  and scripts.js and vendor/magento/magento2-base/lib/web/mage /mage.js
you can find vendor/magento/magento2-base/lib/web/mage 
in normal case  you can declare as virtual :

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Magento 2 Useful snippets for frontend developers

magento-2,  programming, 

1 - Infos About Store

Get Current store Id :
inject \Magento\Store\Model\StoreManagerInterface $storeManage
$this->storeManager = $storeManager;

and get the id with :
$id = $this->storeManager->getStore()->getId();

get base Url :
$baseUrl = $this->storeManager->getStore()->getBaseUrl();

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Magento 2 Action: the default injected objects ($request $response,$resultRedirectFactory )

magento-2,  programming, 

Magento 2 Action allow the developers using $request $response and $resultRedirectFactory  objects without injecting (DI) by hand .
By extending \Magento\Backend\App\Action for backend action case or \Magento\Framework\App\Action\Action for global case , you have $request $response and $resultRedirectFactory .

1 – Request :

the top level parent class of action is Magento\Framework\App\Action\AbstractAction ,  AbstractAction injected by di with \Magento\Framework\App\Action\Context $context .

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Magento 2 UI (Video) : use jquery widgets and requirejs in practice

magento-2,  course,  tutorial, 

Magento 2 have flexible technique for manage Ui , have by default jQuery included , the teams of M2 include requirejs too on core , we call js with asynchronous method .

This tutorial give you in practice the ability of :

  • - call js with requirejs
  • - create custom js for manage ui .
  • - use jquery widgets
  • - create requrejs-config.js
  • - additional technique like work with frontend_model button_url and attribute tags ,pass params between frontend_model and .phtml
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Magento 2 Some techniques about system configuration(part2)

magento-2,  course,  tutorial, 

In first tutorial we introduce the creation of system configuration , in this course  we explain how set and get the value (play with configuration).

1 – Set Value Configuration :

You can set the value of specific field  inside  stores configuration , by using the interface \ \Magento\Framework\App\Config\MutableScopeConfigInterface  , (magento2 by calling this interface with technique of preference give you as result a MutableScopeConfig class instance)
inject the class to controller or helper or block or anywhere :

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Magento 2 Some techniques about system configuration (part 1)

magento-2,  course, 

in Magento2 the global architecture of  system configuration is changed but the vision is the same !
Add global configuration by website store or store view and use inside you code for enable disable or other choices .
In the first course we introduce the creation if system configuration.

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