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  • Running Man, illustrating how Resource Hints can speed up your Magento 2 shop
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    Resource Hints or: how to Speed Up Magento 2 using Preconnect

    A few months ago I showed how using preconnect resource hints can severely speed up your website. I found out that for Magento 2 there are no ready-to-use solutions to integrate preload, preconnect or prefetch headers into your store. So today I’ll show you how to add preload, preconnect and prefetch resource hints to Magento 2’s head. More

  • How to add Products to Topmenu in Magento 2
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    How to add Products to Topmenu in Magento 2

    Let’s say your company sells one product. This deserves the spotlight, right? Let’s say you want to give your product a prominent place in the topmenu. Since Magento 2 natively only supports adding categories to its topmenu, you’re up for a challenge! Today I’ll show you how to create a module which allows you to add products to your topmenu. More

  • Swatches - Redirect Simple Product to Configurable Product
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    Redirect Simple Products to their Configurable Parent with Attributes Pre-selected in Magento 2

    About two years ago I wrote a tutorial on how to redirect simple products to their configurable parents with pre-selected attributes in Magento 1.9.x. Shortly after that Magento 2 was released and I’ve received some requests on how to do the same in the new version. In this post I will explain to you how to build a module that will redirect simple products to their configurable parent product with automatically pre-selected configurable attributes. More