Book Image

Learning Magento 2 Administration

By : Cyndi Williams
Book Image

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

Using SSL encryption

If you've used the Web for any amount of time, you must have heard a lot about online security. In fact, shopping online (or banking, healthcare, and more) would not exist if there wasn't a way of securing information sent over the Internet.

Without getting into a deep lesson on how security works, we do want to give you a primer on the various terms and concepts that will help you understand how security works with your Magento store.

When your customers come to your store and wish to submit confidential information, such as in credit card payment, your server needs to allow this information to be sent from your customer's computer to your server (and on to the payment processor in this case) in a manner that will prevent anyone outside of your system from intercepting and reading this information.

On the web, the most common and convenient method is through SSL encryption. Secure Socket Layer (SSL) means that any information sent between two points on the Internet—such...