Developer Training Series
The Developer Training Series is a course geared toward web developers or anyone who wants to extend their training in ecommerce. During this course you'll learn how to build high quality and successful ecommerce stores the "right" way, using Miva as your ecommerce platform.
Create Developer Store
- Develop ecommerce the right way
- Build more sites in less time
- Discover the SECURITY of the Miva Merchant platform
- Learn how to CUSTOMIZE your Miva Merchant store
- Make your Miva Merchant store more Search Engine friendly
- Expand your ecommerce knowledge
- Help your ecommerce clients prosper
DTS 101: Introduction
- Miva Merchant's default file structure overview
- Quick tour of the Miva Merchant admin, overview of Store Morph Technology
- Go to the forum and introduce yourself!
DTS 102: Building Blocks of Miva Merchant
- Store Morph Technology
- Pages and Items
- Control Structure & Loops
- Template Variables & Entities
DTS 103: Getting Started with Page Templates
- Anatomy of a Page
- Storefront Page
- Content Item
- Category Page
DTS 104: Digging Into the Product Page
- Product Page
- Related Products
- Multiple Product Images
- Custom Fields
DTS 105: Login & Checkout Pages
- LOGN & ORDL
DTS 106: Extend Functionality with Modules
- Modules - What they are and where to find them
- Installing Toolkit
- Basic Toolkit Functions
DTS 107: Practical Uses of Toolkit
- Best Seller
- Create "New Products" category, loop through them with toolkit
DTS 108: Mastering the Admin Pt. 1
- Setup Payment Methods
- Shipping Methods
- SEO Links
- Manage Orders
- Familiarize Yourself with the Admin, add products, categories etc
DTS 109: Mastering the Admin Pt. 2
- Creating Custom Reports
- Emails & Template Based Batch Reports
- Basics of Order Processing
DTS 110: Image Machine
- Upgrading Templates from PR 7 to PR 8
- Basic Usage
- Products With Inventory Variants & Swatches
- Image Types / Importing & Exporting
Will I have to host my own demo store?
No! We will provide you with a test developer store for the duration of the DTS Lessons.
How long is each DTS Lesson?
The average duration of each DTS lesson is about an hour, this includes reading articles and watching videos.
What if I have questions about the DTS Lessons?
Each lesson has a comments section open to everyone. Simply post a question in the comments and we (or someone from the community) will be able to reply.
What skills will I have after I complete the course?
This course will build the foundation of your Miva Merchant knowledge from the bottom up. You will develop the skills needed to create flexible and secure stores that are ready for the real world!
How advanced is the course material?
This course has a strong focus on the basics and fundamentals of building a Miva Merchant site. Completing this course will lay the foundation for more advanced DTS Lessons in the future.
Already have a Developer Test Store? You can jump straight to the Developer Training Series Lessons here: