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Learning Magento 2 Administration

By : Cyndi Williams
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Learning Magento 2 Administration

By: Cyndi Williams

Overview of this book

Magento 2 has been completely re-written and re-designed to take the world’s most popular open source e-commerce platform to new heights of productivity and usability. With this overhaul comes improved opportunities to leverage the world’s most successful open source e-commerce platform for your online retail and wholesale business. The focus of this book is on operational aspects: those actions you, as a proprietor, can take to give your customers a more delightful shopping experience. In this guide, we delve into all aspects of managing a Magento 2 store, from product creation to marketing, customer management to search engine optimization. This book is not only a step-by-step course in setting up your Magento 2 website, it will be a handy reference as continue to improve and refine your online presence.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Learning Magento 2 Administration
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Configuring Store information

Now that you have created multiple Website and Store entities and Store Views, it's important to review your configuration settings as they pertain to how you wish to communicate information among the different stores.

This is also a good opportunity to learn how to manage your multiple stores within the Magento interface.

Understanding the Configuration Scope

When you go to Stores | Configuration, you will notice a new drop-down menu at the upper left-hand side of the screen.

This menu—that is, Store View—allows you to select the Configuration Scope of your configuration settings. That is, if you wish to manage configurations only for Sportswear French View, you would select this view in the drop-down menu.


As you work with configuration settings, it is very important that you pay attention to your Scope choice. Choosing the incorrect Scope can have effects beyond what you expect.

When working at various Scope levels, keep in mind:

  • Not all configurations are available...