Chapter 1. Planning for Magento

It's not difficult to download Magento 2. With some hosting companies, it only takes a simple request or "one-click" to do an initial installation of this powerful e-commerce platform. The question now becomes, "where do you go from here?"

Before you even download and install Magento, it's important that you take some time to plan. The temptation to dive right in and get your feet wet is strong – especially for those of us who enjoy exploring new technologies. However, this is perhaps the primary reason why many people abandon Magento even before they get off the ground. Not only are there lots of wonderful features and configurations to tackle, there are significant installation issues to consider even before you ...

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