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[11 Apr 2017 | No Comment]

Google Tag Manager is a FREE Magento 2 Extension that allows you to integrate Google Tag Manager to your site. This extension also provides ecommerce transaction tracking feature. You just need to enter your Tag Manager container id in the extension’s configuration settings.
This module is compatible with Magento version 2.0 and later.

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[16 Jan 2017 | No Comment]

This article shows how you can get attribute name or label, id, entity_type, etc. by attribute code in Magento 2.
If you would like get attribute name and value in Magento 1 then you may refer to this article: Magento: How to get attribute name and value?

Magento, Magento 2 »

[9 Jan 2017 | One Comment]

This article shows how to get payment methods in Magento 2. We will be fetching 3 types of payment methods. They are:

1) All Payment Methods
2) Active/Enabled Payment Methods
3) Payment Methods that have been used while placing orders

Magento, Magento 2 »

[4 Jan 2017 | One Comment]

This article shows how to get all customer groups name and id in Magento 2.
I will be showing an example in a Block class. You can write the code in other class (Helper/Model) as well.
Both ways (Dependency Injection & Object Manager way) are shown below.

Magento, Magento 2 »

[3 Oct 2016 | One Comment]

This article/tutorial show how to download and install Magento 2 through command line interface (CLI). We will be using Composer to download Magento 2 from Magento’s repository.
Here is the step-by-step guide on installing Magento 2 via command line:

Magento, Magento 2 »

[26 Sep 2016 | One Comment]

This article shows how to get custom option values of products/items added to cart or products of any order in Magento 2.
I will simply be using ObjectManager for this example.

Magento, Magento 2 »

[19 Sep 2016 | 3 Comments]

This article shows how we can get list of all categories from current product or any particular product as well.
Both ways (Dependency Injection & Object Manager way) are shown below:

Magento, Magento 2 »

[5 Sep 2016 | 4 Comments]

This article shows how to get shopping cart items/products, subtotal and grand total of cart, and shipping and billing address entered while doing checkout in Magento 2.
I will be using both Dependency Injection (DI) and Object Manager in the below example code.

Magento, Magento 2 »

[29 Aug 2016 | 5 Comments]

This article shows how to write/run/execute custom SQL queries in Magento 2. We need to instantiate class Magento\Framework\App\ResourceConnection for this. You have to inject this resource class in your module’s Block/Model/Controller class constructor. After that, you can use that object to run custom sql queries.
In this example, I will simply be using object manager to instantiate the resource class.

Magento, Magento 2 »

[15 Aug 2016 | One Comment]

This article shows how to run Magento 2 code in an external file/script. The external file can be inside the Magento root folder or outside of it.
This example considers that the file is present in the Magento 2 root folder. Let us name the file as abc.php. So, we want to execute some code when we open http://example.com/abc.php.

Magento, Magento 2 »

[8 Aug 2016 | One Comment]

This article shows how you can override / rewrite Block, Controller, Model, and Helper in Magento 2.
This can be done by two ways:
1) using Preference
2) using Plugin

Magento, Magento 2 »

[2 Aug 2016 | One Comment]

Magento 2 provides a new feature called Plugin or Interceptor that is used to run some code before/after/around any function call of any public class. Hence, with the help of Plugins, we can change the behavior of class method without making any changes in the code of the class itself. This also avoids conflicts with other modules.
Let’s suppose your module is named YourCompany_YourModule.

Magento, Magento 2, Magento Extension »

[25 Jul 2016 | No Comment]

Auto Currency Switcher 2 is a currency switcher extension for Magento 2 which automatically switches store currency based on visitor’s IP address.
Auto Currency Switcher 2 extension tracks visitor’s IP address and automatically changes the store currency to the visitor’s location currency. Visitor can switch to his/her desired currency at any time.

Magento, Magento 2 »

[18 Jul 2016 | One Comment]

This article shows how you can create event observer in a custom module in Magento 2.
In Magento 2, there is a separate xml file where you can define your event observer. For frontend events, you need to write your code in app/code/YourCompany/YourModule/etc/frontend/events.xml and for admin events, you need to write event observer code in app/code/YourCompany/YourModule/etc/adminhtml/events.xml.
Remember that, you need to place your Observer class in app/code/YourCompany/YourModule/Observer/ directory.

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[14 Jul 2016 | No Comment]

I am getting the following error while adding a new module to my Magento 2 installation and running the command on terminal php bin/magento setup:upgrade.
[InvalidArgumentException] There are no commands defined in the “setup” namespace