Magento is open-source. So we can customize Magento themes easily. When we create Magento 2 Child theme which is inherited and we are able to take any items in the parent theme. We can custom Magento 2 looks through Magento 2 child theme base on parent theme, which there is no affect for parent theme upgrade. This tutorial will show you step-by-step “ How to create Magento 2 child theme ?
In this tutorial, we will talk about Magento 2.x Command Line Inteface (CLI). As you know, from Magento 2, they add many commands in bin/magento. This maybe difficult to get approach this , but let me explain more detail in this tutorial.
There are number of improvements to the way themes are managed and set up in Magento 2. The use of the theme.xml definition file, introduced in Magento 1.9, and a new fallback system, are two of the most significant improvements. The fallback system in Magento 2 works in a similar way to Magento 1.x, but has the added advantage that you can select unlimited parent themes to inherit from / fallback to – all via the theme.xml file in your theme.
We can upgrade Magento 2.x via Command-Line Interface (CLI), but I have to remind again that you should backup all your website files before go ahead.
This topic contains a step-by-step illustration of solving a typical design customization task using Magento 2 templates.
This topic discusses the main concepts of how default templates work in the Magento 2 application. The following topics are covered: How templates are initiated, Root template, Conventional templates location, Templates overriding, Getting argument values from layout.
Set your Magento 2 application to the developer mode. The application mode influences the way static files are cached by Magento. The recommendations about Magento2 theme development we provide in this chapter are developer/default-mode specific.
To improve security and ease-of-use, Magento 2 added a command that switches Magento modes from developer to production and vice versa.
To ensure stability and secure your customizations from being deleted during upgrade, do not change out-of-the-box Magento module and theme layouts. To customize layout, create extending and overriding layout files in your custom theme.
Rather than copy extensive page layout or page configuration code and then modify what you want to change, in the Magento system, you only need to create an extending layout file that contains the changes you want.