Adobe Commerce Magento Professional certification Guide

In this post, we explain certification journey for Adobe Commerce Developer Professional. Subscribe to Bnethos for all the updates.

Minimum experience:

You should be comfortable working in Adobe Commerce and have a basic understanding of Adobe Commerce admin development, architecture, EAV/database, layout/UI, checkout and sales, and catalog.

Additionally, you should be familiar with the following technologies and environments:

  • Adobe Commerce – version 2.4
  • Good understanding of PHP
  • Knowledge of MYSQL
  • Knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming
  • Knowledge of Cloud Architecture


Your certification is valid for two years from when you pass. We recommend taking the newer version when possible, because it covers newer product capabilities.

Exam details:
  • Level: Professional (0-12 months’ experience)
  • Passing Score: 50/77
  • Time: 154 mins
  • Delivery: Online proctored (requires camera access)
  • Available languages: English
  • Cost: $125 (global) / $95 (India)
  • Exam ID: AD0-E717
  • AD0-E717 Adobe Commerce Developer Professional with Cloud Add-on
Exam objectives and scope:

Section 1: Working with Admin (5%)

  • Describe how the ACL works with roles and resources
  • Identify the components to use when creating or modifying the admin grid/form
  • Identify the files to use when creating a store/admin config and menu items

Section 2: Architecture (29%)

  • Describe Magento file structure
  • Describe Magento CLI commands
  • Describe cron functionality
  • Given a scenario, describe usage of the di.xml
  • Given a scenario, create controllers
  • Describe module structure
  • Describe index functionality
  • Describe localization
  • Describe plugin, preference, event observers, and interceptors
  • Describe custom module routes
  • Describe URL rewrites
  • Describe the Magento caching system
  • Describe stores, websites, and store views (basic understanding)

Section 3: EAV/database (13%)

  • Given a scenario, change/add/remove attribute sets and/or attributes
  • Describe different types of attributes
  • Given a scenario, use a DB schema to alter a database table
  • Describe models, resource models, and collections
  • Describe basics of Entity Attribute Value (EAV)

Section 4: Layout/UI (15%)

  • Apply changes to existing product types and create new ones
  • Modify and extend existing Catalog entities
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage Indexes and customize price output
  • Explain how multi-source inventory impacts stock (program level)

Section 5: Checkout and sales (8%)

  • Describe cart components
  • Describe a cart promo rule
  • Given a scenario, describe basic checkout modifications
  • Given a scenario, describe basic usage of quote data
  • Given a scenario, configure the payment and shipping methods
  • Given a scenario, configure tax rules, currencies, cart, and/or checkout

Section 6: Catalog(8%)

  • Identify the basics of category management and products management
  • Describe product types
  • Describe price rules
  • Describe price types

Section 7: Adobe Commerce Cloud architecture (12%)

  • Define Adobe Commerce architecture/environment workflow
  • Describe cloud project files, permission, and structure
  • List services available on Adobe Commerce on Cloud
  • Describe how to access different types of logs
  • Describe steps for applying patches (Identify which folder to put patches in)
  • Describe how to Maintain and upgrade ECE tools
  • Identify when to call support *Yaml files and limitations (DIY vs Support tickets)

Section 8: Setup/Configuring Adobe Commerce Cloud (4%)

  • Identify how to setup/configure Adobe Commerce Cloud
  • Define Basic Cloud troubleshooting (Hierarchy of web UI and variables, configurations precedence)
  • Recognize basic knowledge of cloud user management and onboarding UI
  • Describe environment Management using UI
  • Describe branching using UI
  • Identify Adobe commerce Cloud Plan capabilities

Section 9: Commerce Cloud CLI tool (Managing part) (6%)

  • Describe exclusive features of Adobe Commerce Cloud CLI tool (CLI exclusive features: activate emails, rebase environments, snapshot, db dump, local environment setup)
  • Describe branching using the Adobe Commerce Cloud CLI tool
  • Identify ways to connect to cloud services? (My SQL, Redis, tunnel:info)

All the best for the Certification.

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