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Video 1 - Hello Magnolia

Get Magnolia running and then create your first template. No IDE.


 Go to the Hello Magnolia tutorial

Video 2 - Hello World

Get a minimal Magnolia webapp and create your first template. You need an IDE.


Go to the Hello World tutorial

Video 3 - Create an app   

Create your first simple app. Magnolia must be running. No IDE.

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What is the focus and content of the Create an app tutorial?

Content app - The focus of this tutorial is on how simple it is to create one of the unique aspects of Magnolia - apps. 

Configuration app - Learn the basics how to use our powerful configuration app to create a new feature on the Magnolia UI.

What is required?

Start by getting a free copy of Magnolia and then just follow the steps in the tutorial. Alternative, follow Video 2 and then do this exercise when Magnolia is running. This video predates our Magnolia Travels demo site where the Magnolia Tours app provides editable content through an isolated app exposed to specific users.

  Go the tutorial

Combine the skills

To get serious with Magnolia, try combining the knowledge you gain from the tutorials. Use Maven to get an empty webapp. Next, fetch the modules you need. You will need to know about module dependency.

If you think you are ready for this, fast forward to 6.3.4 Some base modules. There we look at a recommended selection of modules to start with. When your project is running, try your hand at templating with YAML and create your first content app! 


Hello Magnolia. A simple quick start video that shows how to get Magnolia running and how to create your first template using a simple text editor.