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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
About the Reviewer


Before we leave our discussion of product creation and management, we need to discuss a special panel in the Product Detail screen: Autosettings. This panel is found in the Advanced Settings submenu.

Let's go over the particular settings found on this panel. You'll find these can be valuable to your product presentation efforts.

  • Short Description: The description you enter here will be used in category listings as a brief description of your product. In many themes, this description also appears at the top of the product detail page, usually below the title.

  • Visibility: You can choose whether you want the product to be visible to customers within category listings (Catalog), search results, or not at all. In our couch example, we might not want the individual color couches available outside of the Configurable product; therefore, we would set this field to Not Visible Individually.

  • Set Product as New from Date/Set Product as New to Date: In many themes, you can present new items...