Magento 2 Certified Frontend Developer Study Guide

Magento 2 Certified Frontend Developer Study Guide

152 pages. Concentrated frontend knowledge. Free. For your learning.

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This test covers all aspects of frontend development: layout XML, blocks, JavaScript, CSS and HTML (very little if any PHP). The test is comprised of 60 questions and 90 minutes to complete. To pass, you much achieve a score of 63% or higher.

Points worth noting:

  • The test can be taken at a testing center or at home. You must have a decent internet connection with at least 1MB up and down.
  • Magento encourages you to have at least 1.5 years of Magento 2 frontend development experience.
  • You can find basic information about the test here.

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The SwiftOtter Frontend Developer Exam Preparation Guide has 152 pages detailing literally every aspect of customizing Magento's frontend. The goal of the study guide is to fill in knowledge voids. This not only makes you a better developer, but will help you pass the test.


We have a study guide for the complementary test: the Magento Certified Professional Javascript developer. Head on over here to download it now.

One more thing:

Writing and publishing these guides takes hundreds of hours. For a small company like us, that's a big endeavor: for you. We do it for free—nothing is expected from you, other than that you take and digest the material, making you a better developer.

But, if you have found our study guides helpful and you have some extra cash in your training budget, we would be grateful.

Concepts covered

  • Magento structure, theme development, areas (frontend/base/adminhtml)
  • Theme configuration, customization, design schedules
  • Layout XML instructions, blocks, containers, layout merging and priority
  • Customizing template files, template file locations, escaping content
  • Deploying static assets
  • Utilizing Javascript, RequireJS, KnockoutJS
  • Utilizing LESS, custom Magento directives
  • Customizing the frontend: products, categories, checkout, customer pages
  • Updating translations, building translation packages
  • Managing cache, console commands
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