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Magento 2 - Build World-Class online stores by Jonathan Bownds, Bret Williams, Vladimir Kerkhoff, Ray Bogman, Fernando J. Miguel

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Creating a basic Magento 2.0 theme

After understanding the basic Magento 2.0 theme structure, you have the right credentials to go to the next level: creating your own theme. In this chapter, we will develop a simple theme and activate it on the Magento Admin panel. The basic idea is to give you the right directions to Magento theme development and provide you with the tools to let your imagination fly around the creation of various Magento themes!

Before starting the creation, let's disable Magento cache management. It is important when you work with Magento development to get updates in real time. You learned about cache management in Chapter 2, Magento 2.0 Features:

  1. Open the terminal (Linux, OS X) or command prompt (Windows) and access the

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