SPECIAL OFFER: Only $59 for access to everything in OSTraining for 1 year! You save $85! 
Join today and get access to 1,000's of books and videos. Learn WordPress, Drupal, Magento, Joomla and more! Sign up today!

Magento 2 Logo

Magento is an open source ecommerce platform designed and used by many companies to strengthen their brands. Today it is one of the most trusted platforms for developing web based ecommerce businesses.

Setting up an ecommerce store requires lots of strategies to be undertaken in order to come up with an excellent working online store, something that is not as easy as it sounds. By using Magento, users can create both simple and sophisticated stores that can be customized as per the users’ ideas.

Read more ...

| Sponsored
TemplateMonster or Wix What Is a Better Choice

You have a number of tools available to power your website creation and growth today.  And they are quickly getting more and more comprehensive and newbie-friendly year after year.

Having a wide array of options is always great, isn’t it? However, the more you have to choose from, the harder it is to make a choice.

In this post, I will compare the two most popular go-to places to jump-start a process of your website creation: TemplateMonster vs. Wix.

Let’s get started!

Read more ...

How to Build Multilingual WordPress Websites

This week's new class is a guide to building WordPress sites in multiple languages.

"How to Build Multilingual WordPress Websites" will help you create a single site with content in more than one language.

Did you know that around half of WordPress sites are non-English? That number is only going to increase in the next few years? This class will help you get conformtable with the international side of WordPress.

Watch these videos and you'll learn to translate the WordPress core, plus themes and plugins. You'll also see how to use WPML, the most popular plugin for multilingual WordPress sites.

Read more ...

| WooCommerce

WooCommerce Explained is the best-selling book on WooCommerce. 

Throughout that book, we mostly avoided using any code. We believe that anyone is able to build a great WooCommerce site.

But many of you are developers and are keen to dive into the WooCommerce code. In this exclusive tutorial, taken from WooCommerce Explaind, we're going to show you some WooCommerce programming basics. 

Read more ...

5 Software Platforms You Didn't Realize OSTraining Covered

Much of our time and effort at OSTraining goes towards covering the most high-profile platforms such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and Magento.

But there are 1,000's of videos in the OSTraining library and some of those cover other open source projects. I'm going to introduce you to 5 video classes you might not realize were in OSTraining's vaults. All of these software platforms are 100% free and open source. All of these software platforms give you useful tools for your daily work.

Read more ...

| Drupal
What's in the Drupal 8 Roadmap?

Every year we go to DrupalCon (this time it was in Nashville).

Every year, it's an excellent event.

Every year, Dries Buytaert gives his keynote address, known as the "Driesnote".

However, something was different this year.

Read more ...

| Podcasts
Zac Gordon and React Explained

If you spend any time in the WordPress world, you've probably come across Zac Gordon. Zac is an enthusiastic and charming teacher who focuses on Javascript in WordPress. He borrowed the phrase "Learn Javascript Deeply" from Matt Mullenweg and he made it into his personal slogan. For the last several years, Zac has produced video classes, online conferences, live talks, and podcasts that focus on teaching you how to use Javascript in WordPress.

I'm delighted to say we're working with Zac on a book, "React Explained".

In this episode of the OSTraining podcast, Zac gives you an introduction to React. Why is it the Javascript framework of choice for WordPress, Drupal, Magento and other big platforms?

Read more ...

phpMyAdmin logo

One of our members asked us how to update their phpMyAdmin version. They were running it under Windows/XAMPP.

You may not be aware that you are running an old version of phpMyAdmin.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make sure your phpMyAdmin version is current, both for Windows and Linux.

Read more ...

| Drupal
Getting Started With Drupal's Webform Module

One of our club members asked us how to create a survey form in Drupal 7. They wanted to achieve this without a need for custom coding.

The Webform contrib module is the perfect tool for the job. In this tutoral, you will learn how to use this module to survey what peanut butter, jelly and bread your site visitors prefer.

Read more ...

| Sponsored
dot tech domains

Given a choice, every tech entrepreneur would prefer to spend most of their time in building the product, iterating its features and taking it to the next level with constant improvements.

But that alone would not sustain the business. You’d still need to learn how to take your product to the market. This aspect of building a tech startup may seem challenging to you, but you are not alone.

Every year, thousands of tech professionals jump into entrepreneurship and learn this very aspect of business the hard way.

In this post, we will summarise key marketing strategies that can help get started with marketing your tech business website effectively right from the start.

Read more ...

Join today and get access to 1,000's of books and videos. Learn WordPress, Drupal, Magento, Joomla and more! Sign up today!