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Absolute beginner, want to start with Magento 2

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Absolute beginner, want to start with Magento 2

Hello, my name is Ed, 44 years old, from The Netherlands.

 

Because I want to replace my website www.proconsoles.nl , I discovered that Magento websites are so much more beautiful then Wordpress websites.

Especially the pull down menu's. That's why I do not want to continue with Wordpress, but wants to learn Magento.

 

I am really a perfectionist and technical educated and willing to learn everything what is needed.

 

I already made the decission to choose for the Ultimo theme and have starter's questions like:

 

1) Where to start ? A book, the Ultimo theme 200 pages pdf, manuals to install Magento ? Other pdf's ? An online course ?

2) Where to install Magento 2 to begin with ? On my Win7 laptop ? On my own hosting server (have fiber 250 Mbit upload internet without any restrictions) ? A hosting provider with dedicated VPS (expensive ?) or shared ?

3) How many hours do I need to put into a good working stable and fast Magento 2 website, like this one : http://www.ledscherp.nl (also Magento Ultimo theme) ?

 

Hope you can answer, my really beginner's questions.

 

I also am writing a step by step manual, facing everything a beginner like me, is going to deal with. Hopefully that manual can help other beginner's in the future.

 

Edited : To begin with, I will start reading :

 

https://magento.com/resources/technical
https://community.magento.com/t5/help/faqpage

 

Kind regards,

 

Ed

 

 

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Re: Absolute beginner, want to start with Magento 2

Hi @ed1973, welcome to the Magento world! How's your journey so far?

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Re: Absolute beginner, want to start with Magento 2

 

Hallo Ed !

 

I want to ask you how far are You with the "refresh" Version

from your Web Seite as Beginner with Magento?

 

Did you found a good way to start here?

 

I am here also as beginner.

 

I have 2 days reading all and I dont get it clear...how it´s by You?

 

Sprichst du auch Deutsch?

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New Contributor

Re: Absolute beginner, want to start with Magento 2

HOLA ED!!! Mi nombre Es Mariano, Soy de Santa Fe, Argentina y recien empiezo con MAGENTO. Yo solo soy usuario de Red social e internet y recien empiezo con MAGENTO POR PRIMERA VEZ. SI Quieres podemos IR descubriendoJUNTOS EN ALGUNOS TEMAS.