Magento 2 Snippets Extension for Visual Studio Code
Welcome to the Magento 2 Snippets extension for Visual Studio Code! This extension is designed to streamline the development process in Magento 2 by providing a collection of code snippets that simplify common tasks. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced Magento 2 developer, these snippets will save you time and boost your productivity.
- Open Visual Studio Code.
- Access the Extensions view by clicking on the square icon in the sidebar or by pressing
- Search for "Magento2 snippets."
- Click on "Install" to install the extension.
- Once installed, you can start using the snippets in your Magento 2 projects.
Using Magento 2 Snippets is straightforward. Follow these steps to start using the snippets in your code:
- Open a Magento 2 project in Visual Studio Code.
- Create or open a PHP, XML, or PHTML file.
- Type the prefix of a snippet and press
Tab to trigger the code snippet.
For example, to pick up a product by ID in Magento 2, type
m2.get_product_by_id and press
Tab. The extension will automatically generate the code structure for you.
$objectManager = \Magento\Framework\App\ObjectManager::getInstance();
$productId = 1; // Replace with the desired product ID
$product = $objectManager->create('\Magento\Catalog\Model\Product')->load($productId);
// note: Magento does not recommend using ObjectManager in production
Here is a list of some of the available snippets:
m2.routes: Create a routes file.
m2.layout.block: Create a new block class.
m2.logger: Create a log file.
m2.object_manager: Create an object manager.
m2.cls_product: Factory class for products in Magento.
m2.cls_category: Factory class for categories in Magento.
m2.list_carts": List all shopping carts.
m2.create_order": Create a new order.
m2.get_order_by_id": Get an order by ID.
- And many more!
You can customize the extension to match your coding style and preferences. To do so, follow these steps:
- Go to File > Preferences > Settings.
- Search for "Magento2 snippets" in the search bar.
- You can modify existing snippets or add your own.
This extension is open source, and contributions are welcome. If you have snippets or improvements to share, visit our GitHub repository to make a contribution.
If you encounter issues, have suggestions, or need assistance, please visit the issue tracker on GitHub to report problems or request help.
Happy coding with Magento 2 Snippets in Visual Studio Code!