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Magento 2 Theme Design - Second Edition by Richard Carter, Fernando J Miguel

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Chapter 2.  Exploring Magento Themes

"It's an up and down thing, the human goals, because the human is always an explorer, an adventurist" - Cesar Millan

As you've already seen, Magento 2 can be a complex platform to customize, so this chapter will help you to explore Magento 2 themes, including the following:

  • Magento terminology
  • What a Magento theme is: the elements that comprise a Magento 2 theme
  • Theme hierarchy in Magento 2
  • Magento's Blank and Luma themes
  • Installing and activating a Magento 2 theme

Magento terminology

Before you look at Magento themes, it's beneficial to know the difference between what Magento calls vendors and what Magento calls themes and the distinguishing factors of websites and stores.

Magento vendors and themes

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