Customize the appearance of your Magento 1.4 e-commerce store using Packt's new book

January 2011 | e-Commerce, Open Source, Web Development, Web Services

Packt is pleased to announce Magento 1.4 Themes Design, a new book which will help developers install and configure Magento 1.4 as well as learn the fundamental principles behind Magento themes. Written by Richard Carter, this book will help readers change the basics of their Magento theme, as well as create a new custom themes.

Magento is a feature-rich eCommerce platform built on open-source technology that provides online merchants with plenty of flexibility and control over the look, content and functionality of their eCommerce store. Magento provides an intuitive interface that features powerful marketing, search engine optimization and catalog-management tools for merchants to make their sites according to their unique business requirements.

Magento 1.4 Themes Design is a step-by-step guide to theming Magento and covers the Magento theme hierarchy and the key components of a Magento theme: templates, skins, layout, and locales. Later chapters show how to change the basics of a Magento store, including techniques for changing the logo, adding a custom favicon (favorites icon) and integrating Twitter and Facebook into a Magento store.

Magento 1.4 Themes Design covers the common aspects of theming and customizing Magento 1.4 with useful step-by-step walkthroughs of integrating items into a Magento store while avoiding common pitfalls. This book also lays focus on advanced topics such as customizing Magento templates and XML layout files to alter a theme and creating a custom print stylesheet.

Web designers and web developers who are not familiar with Magento, but having knowledge of HTML and CSS will find this book to be an interesting and beneficial read. The book is out now and available from Packt. For more information please visit:- www.packtpub.com/magento-14-themes-design/book

Magento 1.4 Themes Design
Customize the appearance of your Magento 1.4 e-commerce store with Magento's powerful theming engine

For more information, please visit: www.packtpub.com/magento-14-themes-design/book

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