Nexcess, a Southfield, Michigan-based managed Magento hosting company, in partnership with OSTraining, has announced the immediate availability of a series of educational videos that would offer a comprehensive resource for learning how to build and manage a Magento 2 eCommerce store.
The 30-video series, produced by OSTraining and made possible by Nexcess, includes expert guidance and step-by-step instructions for installing, configuring, and administering a Magento 2 eCommerce store. The series focuses on Magento Community Edition, and aims to empower new and experienced online retailers with the knowledge they need to work effectively with the powerful Magento 2 platform.
“Empowering eCommerce merchants to make the most of Magento is a fundamental part of our mission, and we’re incredibly happy with the educational experience this video series offers,” said Chris Wells, President and CEO of Nexcess, “Until now, there has been no high-quality Magento 2 video course that eCommerce merchants can access for free, which presented us with the perfect opportunity to contribute to the Magento community.”
The course would start gently with a guide to choosing a Magento hosting company and installing Magento, before discussing in-depth how to configure Magento 2 for optimal eCommerce performance, create a product catalogue, define categories, manage promotional cross-selling and related products, payment methods and taxation, and the intricacies of Magento shipping. The series culminates with an in-depth explanation of customizing a Magento 2 store with themes and extensions.
“Magento is one of the most popular e-commerce platforms in the world,” said Steve Burge, CEO of OSTraining. “We’re delighted to be working with Nexcess, a respected partner within the Magento community, to help as many people as possible learn to use Magento 2. Our aim with this free training is to help grow the Magento 2 community and userbase.”
Nexcess offers a wide array of performance-optimized Magento 2 hosting plans that range from shared web hosting to custom clusters capable of supporting the largest eCommerce stores.
OSTraining is a Bradenton, Florida-based training company, with clients ranging from Apple, Pfizer, to IBM and GoDaddy. Over 100,000 online students have taken online training at OSTraining.com, and millions more have learned with OSTraining on YouTube.com.