Are you looking to enhance your Magento 2 webstore's performance and speed? Look no further than Hyvä, a lightweight and customizable theme designed to improve the user experience. In this article, we'll guide you through the process of setting up Hyvä on your webstore.
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Pros and cons of installing Hyvä Theme Magento 2
- Speed: Hyvä Themes is optimized for speed and performance, which can improve the overall user experience and increase conversion rates.
- Community: Hyvä Themes has an active and supportive community, providing users with access to resources, support, and the ability to collaborate with other users.
- Responsive design: Hyvä Themes is built with responsive design in mind, ensuring that your site looks and functions well on all devices, including mobile and tablet.
- Security: Hyvä Themes is designed with security in mind, with regular updates and bug fixes to ensure that your site remains secure and protected from threats.
- Customization: Hyvä Themes offers a range of customization options, allowing users to tailor their site to their specific needs and preferences.
- Custom extensions: Custom extensions may need to be manually edited and updated to work with the new front-end, which can be time-consuming and require technical expertise.
- Dependency: If you rely heavily on Hyvä Themes, it may be difficult to switch to another theme in the future, as your site may have become too reliant on the framework.
Overall, Hyvä Themes can be a good choice for those looking for a fast, user-friendly, and customizable e-commerce theme framework with an active community. However, users should be aware of the potential downsides, including the need to manually update custom extensions.
Magento 2.4.3 CE or higher
A valid license for Hyvä Themes (Check here: https://hyva.io/license)
For licensees: A Private Packagist Key
For partners: Access to Hyvä Gitlab
See the following link.
For technology partners
The first thing you need is access to gitlab.hyva.io. You will need to contact the Hyvä team if you do not have access to the repo.
! Note that you need to make sure your SSH key is set in your Hyvä GitLab account, as well as on github.com. If you are using Docker, check that you are using the SSH key available in the PHP container running Composer.
Installation via composer:
Step 1. Get access to all Hyvä repositories at gitlab.hyva.io.
Step 2. Run the following commands to install Hyvä directly from GitLab with composer:
# hosted on private gitlab:
composer config repositories.hyva-themes/magento2-theme-module git [email protected]:hyva-themes/magento2-theme-module.git
composer config repositories.hyva-themes/magento2-reset-theme git [email protected]:hyva-themes/magento2-reset-theme.git
composer config repositories.hyva-themes/magento2-email-module git [email protected]:hyva-themes/magento2-email-module.git
composer config repositories.hyva-themes/magento2-default-theme git [email protected]:hyva-themes/magento2-default-theme.git
composer require hyva-themes/magento2-default-theme --prefer-source
Step 3. Run bin/magento setup:upgrade from your project’s root.
Step 4. Go to the Content > Design > Configuration section and activate the hyva/default theme.
How to install Hyvä-compatible extensions?
Step 1: Prepare for Installation
Make sure you have a backup. This will help you restore your website in case something goes wrong during the installation process. Once you have your backup, log in to the SSH console of your server and go to the root directory of your Magento 2 store.
Step 2: Install the Extension for Hyvä
Run the command:
composer require amasty/module-ExtensionName-hyva-compatibility
Replace "ExtensionName" with the module you want to install for Hyvä compatibility. For example, if you want to install the Stock Status module, the command will be:
composer require amasty/module-stockstatus-hyva-compatibility
Step 3: Enable the Installed Hyvä Modules
Run the following command to enable the installed Hyvä modules:
bin/magento module:enable amasty/module-ExtensionName-hyva-compatibility
Replace "ExtensionName" with the module you have installed for Hyvä compatibility. For example, if you have installed the Stock Status module, the command will be:
bin/magento module:enable amasty/module-stockstatus-hyva-compatibility
Step 4: Update the Magento Database Schema and Data
After enabling the Hyvä modules, update the Magento database schema and data with the command:
bin/magento hyva:config:generate -f
Step 5: Installation [Deploy]
Deploy the static view files by running the following commands:
rm -rf pub/static/* var/view_preprocessed/*
php -f bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy
Compile the code of the installed extension with the following command:
Finally, clear the cache with the following command:
! Some extensions are implemented through GraphQL functionality and require the GraphQL package to be installed.
For more information please refer to the changelog or the extension's guide.
Installing Hyvä on your webstore can improve your website's performance and speed. With this step-by-step guide, you can easily install Hyvä and its compatible modules on your website. Remember to check for compatibility and backup your website before installing Hyvä. With these precautions in place, you'll be able to enjoy the full benefits of Hyvä on your Magento 2 store.