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Magento is one of the two or three most popular e-commerce solutions in the world.

Magento is incredibly powerful but also has a reputation for being difficult to learn. This week's new class is designed to solve that problem. "The Beginners Guide to Magento" is the best guide to Magento 2 you'll find anywhere.

Watch these videos, follow along with Robert, and you'll get an easy-to-understand introduction to every aspect of running a Magento site. During the class, you'll build an e-commerce site that sells coffee products. You'll use the free, Community version of Magento 2.

What's in The Beginners Guide to Magento class?


  • Introduction to Magento
  • Choosing a Magento Host
  • Manually Installing Magento
  • Overview of the Magento Admin


  • Content Configuration, Part 1
  • Content Configuration, Part 2
  • Stores Configuration, Part 1
  • Stores Configuration, Part 3


  • Creating a Basic Product
  • Product Attributes
  • More About Product Attributes
  • Product Attribute Sets
  • Customizable Products
  • Configurable Products, Part 1
  • Configurable Products, Part 2

Organizing Products

  • Magento Categories
  • Magento Categories, Part 2
  • Bundle Products, Part 1
  • Bundle Products, Part 2
  • Related Products, Upsells and Cross-Sells


  • Magento Pages
  • Blocks and Widgets
  • Creating a Footer Link List
  • Creating a Homepage

Payments and Taxes

  • Setting up Payment Methods
  • Tax Rules
  • Customer Tax Classes
  • Broad Tax Configuration


  • Shipping Configuration, Part 1
  • Shipping Configuration, Part 2


  • Configuring Automated Emails
  • Newsletters

Extensions and Themes

  • Extensions and Themes, Part 1
  • Extensions and Themes, Part 2


  • Going Live and Final Notes
  • Magento Quiz

About the author

Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. Steve's work straddles the line between teaching and web development.