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Use EavSetup to Import Attributes

Use EavSetup to Import Attributes

I recently had the issue that I needed to use the \Magento\Eav\Setup\EavSetup¬†outside the setup-context. To be a bit more concrete, I wanted to import attribute-sets, attributes and attribute-options without using an install-script. My first idea was in magento2 you can easily inject the ‘EavSetup’ via constructor injection and then use it in your own class First try So I injected into my class which worked out well in the development-mode.

But using the same code with the production-mode a…

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Thoughts about custom attributes and the way to manage them!

Thoughts about custom attributes and the way to manage them!

To add or update an EAV attribute in Magento, it is necessary to add setup scripts to your code base. If you don’t handle your custom attributes in setup scripts, you are not able to install your project from scratch, which could cause a lot of problems. For example, it makes it harder to run unit- and integration tests. So lets assume that we are working in a team with 4 developers and everybody has a different task. Each task…

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