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Introducing the Mozu Theme Generator: A tool for managing your Mozu Theme

Introducing the Mozu Theme Generator: A tool for managing your Mozu Theme

By Ben Cripps | March 30, 2016

Categories: Mozu Developers & Users

Mozu Themes are large front-end applications that require maintenance, versioning, packaging, and other development tasks (such as linting, transpiling, and minification). The Mozu Theme Generator makes these tasks simple for any developer, by providing them the command line tools to interact with their theme in many different ways. In this blog, we will discuss how to get started with your new theme, how to use the build tools packaged with the generator, and how to manage and merge changes from the Mozu Core Theme into your own custom project.

Creating a Custom Widget with Mozu

Creating a Custom Widget with Mozu

By Ben Cripps | November 13, 2015

Categories: Mozu Developers & Users

There are over a dozen widgets that come preinstalled in Mozu. These built-in widgets allow retailers to customize and personalize their storefront experience. For example, retailers can add images, custom HTML content, product carousels, and practically any other kind of content to their storefront, all via Mozu’s powerful Site Builder web CMS. In addition, retailers have the ability to create their own custom widgets to fit their particular needs. In this blog, we will examine how to create a custom Twitter widget that displays live tweets on a storefront page.

Tags: Developer Mozu Social media Twitter Widget

Working with Custom Schema in Mozu: Entities & Documents

Working with Custom Schema in Mozu: Entities & Documents

By Ben Cripps | October 14, 2015

Categories: Mozu Developers & Users

The Mozu eCommerce platform provides built-in objects, such as products, customers, and orders to drive core commerce use cases. Retailers may extend these objects via attributes to tailor Mozu to their particular business needs. In addition, retailers may create completely custom schema to define new objects in the system. This blog post will discuss how and why to create and use custom schema with Mozu.

Tags: Developer