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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 user permissions

As with developers, you may want to limit your exposure to damage by giving users of your Magento 2 backend limited access to only the tools and capabilities they need. We know it's easier to simply share your login credentials with your staff, but if or when there comes a time to dismiss a staff person—or if they leave for another job opportunity—you must change your login credentials if you want to eliminate their access.

Additionally, sharing credentials reduces accountability in terms of knowing who did what and when.

The community version of Magento 2 provides you with the tools to provide credentials to as many users as you need as well as create roles that limit access to the features and functions of your store's backend.

Managing roles

In Magento, each user is assigned a role. A role defines the access that a user has to various parts of the backend as well as their capability to change or delete certain records. When your store is initially created, an...