Working with Magento Themes: Tips for Efficiency

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If you’re even vaguely familiar with web design, you should know how important themes are for your website. There are two types of themes that people use: the easy-to-apply theme for aesthetics and usability, and the theme created by a user almost from scratch, for an individual store experience. The latter user can take part in building Magento themes. We’ve compiled some tips to help maximize efficiency when working with Magento themes.

1. Maximum Customization Power

Magento allows you to update the look of your store all the way to the product level, which gives you more power to market and promote the product. Magento themes provide you a quick way to customize your product presentation at a per-product and per-category basis This also grants you a store with endlessly unique design.

2. Multiple Magento Themes

Magento lets you load multiple themes at once; this allows you to swap between a default store design and temporary event/season-specific design. And you can do this at the command of a few key strokes.

3. Uninterrupted Workflow

Thanks to the help of Magento’s fully object-oriented programming, all modules are immediately accessible via template tags from any template files. And because Magento comes feature-rich straight out of the box, you’ll never again have to be dependent on a programmer to finish tasks for you.

Magento also thrives on an extensive network of knowledgeable community members that include the official Magento team, so you’ll never have to think twice about where to go for guidance once you need it.

4. Minimize Debugging Time

Have you ever wasted precious hours looking for the unclosed markup scrutinized by your validator? The validator may tell you what’s wrong, but it never seems to be able to tell you what’s happening.

Magento’s modular backend brings with it a modular template system that minimizes the amount of (X)HTML you need to handle at once. That means less fuss for you so that you could focus on the truly important things in life.