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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
About the Authors
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Payment methods

When a customer places an order on your Magento store, you'll naturally want to provide a means of capturing payment, whether it's immediate (credit card, PayPal, and the like) or delayed (COD, check, money order, or credit). Of course, the payment methods you choose to provide are up to you, but you'll want to provide methods that reduce your risk of not getting paid, as well as provide convenience to your customers while fulfilling their payment expectations. Consumers expect to pay by credit card or through a third-party service such as PayPal. Wholesale buyers may expect to purchase using a Purchase Order, or by sending you a check before shipment. As with any business, you have to decide what will best benefit both you and your buyers.

How payment gateways work

If you're new to online payments as a merchant, it's helpful to have an understanding of how payments are approved and captured in e-commerce. For this explanation, we're focusing on those payment gateways that...