Get to grips with Magento using Packt's new book and eBook

July 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Magento Beginner’s Guide - Second Edition, a comprehensive guide that focuses on the key features of Magento and highlights the core concepts required to install, configure, and manage an e-commerce site. The print book comes in at over 320 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, whilst the e-book and Kindle versions are available for $25.49.

About the Authors :

Robbert Ravensbergen initially worked with open source solutions in the early days of Joomla and started his own company,, which has been serving clients with open source solutions since 2009. He is an open source and e-commerce expert from the Netherlands.

Sander Schoneville is a Technical Director at GroupDeal, a Dutch daily deals site based on Magento. Sander's background is in media psychology and business informatics, and he combines both fields to create effective websites.

Magento is an open source e-commerce web application that allows for features including product display options, mobile templates, transaction options, multi-store and multi-site functionality, user accounts and loyalty programs, product categorisation and shopper filtering, and discount and promotion rules.

Magento Beginner’s Guide - Second Edition will show readers how to create product categories, attributes, and their first products, as well as how to use Magento’s extended possibilities for complex products, work with a customer database, get the most out of Magento themes, and set up payment and shipping methods.

The various methods discussed in this book touch on each of the Magento roles. Readers will discover how to maintain a store and take it to the next level by processing sales orders, invoices, and packing slips whilst also installing extensions to expand Magento’s functionality even further.

This book covers the following essential topics:

Chapter 1: Installation

Chapter 2: General Configuration

Chapter 3: Categories and Attributes

Chapter 4: Simple Products

Chapter 5: Beyond Adding Simple Products

Chapter 6: Customer Relationships

Chapter 7: Accepting Payments

Chapter 8: Configuring Shipping

Chapter 9: Customizing Your Store's Appearance

Chapter 10: Fulfilling Orders

Chapter 11: Maintaining and Administrating Your Store

Packt Publishing has also released these other Magento books:

Magento: Beginner's Guide

Magento 1.4 Development Cookbook

Magento 1.4 Themes Design

About Packt:

Packt is one of the most prolific and fastest-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books now focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. A digitally-focused business model allows Packt to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.

Magento Beginner’s Guide - Second Edition
Learn how to create a fully fetaured, attractive online store with the most powerful open source solution for e-commerce

For more information, please visit: Magento Beginner’s Guide - Second Edition

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