Adding custom menu item inside Magento2

Adding custom menu links

From what we’ve introduced while talking about adding a footer link to our Magento2 store, we will dig a little further so anyone can understand more precisely how to deal with layouts & templates using Magento 2. Of course we strongly advice you to read all the details covered on the dev doc of Magento […]

New Magento 2 install is terribly slow

Real Slow Magento2 install

There are a lot complains on the Internet about the loading time of a Magento 2 website, some people have even been switching to another CMS ! Here at Linkstraffic we like to analyse what’s behind the scene and how could a new Magento 2 install could generate such performance issue. First thing to say, […]

Add Links to Magento 2 Luma theme Footer

Add footer links - Magento2

The default footer that comes with Luma theme is the following : Using the admin interface, you may enable/disable some links but for a full customization, there is work to achieve. You can refer to Magento2 dev documentation for more information, here we will focus on a simple and efficient method to add a link¬† […]

Bulk prices update of Magento2 products using Mysql

Sometimes, you need to update a whole list of products at once and to achieve this in Magento 2, you can come up with the following ideas : using a module, exporting/importing updated products, any manual method hitting through the right Mysql tables Now depending on your skills, you might choose one option over another […]

Adding Custom CSS style to Magento 2 Theme

Magento2 CSS import Theme

How to quickly apply a new CSS stylesheet to a custome Magento 2 theme by extending a layout from a default parent theme. A basic tutorial with code snippets to learn the best way to achieve this on your website.

Custom WordPress Theme Translation with Poedit

There are a lot tutorials on this but here at Linkstraffic we like to add our personal touch to a guide and today we are dealing about translating strings through WordPress theme pages. Let’s assume you have a form like the following inside the front page of your custom made theme : There are only […]

Multiple languages on a WordPress website

There are several methods to manage a website in different languages. We will list the possibilities and pick up the optimal ones to get working efficiently. From my own experience, I’ve been using different plugins and different ways of providing translations to a website. With WordPress, a website can be configured either by using a […]

Customize WordPress Comments template

By default you use the following function in order to display the template used for the comments : You may disable the addition of comments using the administration panel under each page configuration. However if you need more freedom on interacting with the template you will need to take control over the function or use […]

WordPress – Automatically adding submenu items

Generally submenus are being added under menu items and are not separated from the navigation menu or a customized menu. But if you need to display submenu items at a different spot, that is a different approach and we need to get ourselves into coding. We’ve already dealt with the main function handling menus : […]

Customize WordPress Search form

We already reviewed a nice technique to manipulate the menus in WordPress, let’s overview how to deal with the search form provided by WordPress. By default here is the form rendered in html : <form id=”searchform” class=”searchform” action=”/” method=”get”> <div><label class=”screen-reader-text” for=”s”>Search for :</label> <input id=”s” name=”s” type=”text” value=”” /> <input id=”searchsubmit” type=”submit” value=”Search” /></div> […]

Customize Menus in WordPress

If you are kine on programming in CSS and HTML, sometimes, automatically added code can render your work in an unmanageable way, especially if you work with CMS such as WordPress. However it can be good to follow the standards from such CMS as it will save time for future integration. But having tags such […]

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