Tag Archives: css

Conventions for Sass in Magento 2

SNOW.DOG, led by Bartek Igielski, have been working on a Sass port of the blank theme Less files. This work is spinning up a number of parallel discussion threads, some of which I thought worth sharing here, with the intent of getting community feedback. Example discussion threads include: Reviewing CSS class naming – will improved […]

Gulp et al in Magento 2

This blog describes a proposal of how you can use Gulp with Magento 2 today. It requires extension developers to do CSS in a particular way which is not currently recommended/documented. Feedback welcome to help determine if the approach is appropriate to turn into official policy. The Scope There are bigger questions – why use Less […]

Even Better Themes for Magento 2 (Seeking feedback)

Magento 2 has done a lot of work on themes including a improved inheritance structure. A lot of positive feedback has been received on the improvements. But that does not mean there is not even more potential to improve! So rather than have Magento resting on its laurels, I will like to describe a few […]

Improving Page Speed in Magento 2

Okay, I should probably wait until the code is released and official numbers are in, but I just got an exciting update on some work in progress relating to improving page speed in Magento 2. Disclaimer: The opinions in this post are mine and not necessarily those of my employer. The figures shown are also […]

Magento 2 Store Front Customization Overview with HTML, CSS and JavaScript

In this article I describe envisaged strategies that site developers would use to customize the HTML, CSS, and JavaScript of a Magento store front, and then how Magento 2 is being reworked internally to support these strategies. I am not going to deep dive on any particular aspect of such development. I am also going to […]