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Mastering Magento 2 - Second Edition

By : Bret Williams, Andre Gugliotti, Jonathan Bownds
Book Image

Mastering Magento 2 - Second Edition

By: Bret Williams, Andre Gugliotti, Jonathan Bownds

Overview of this book

The long-awaited release of the world's most popular online solution, Magento 2, is now out with an all new interface and several enhancements. This book offers you advanced guidance on managing, optimizing, and extending your store while taking advantage of the new features of Magento 2. This is a comprehensive guide to using the all new features and interface of Magento 2 to build, extend, and design online stores. From planning your Magento installation through to advanced techniques designed to make your store as successful as possible, this book is your roadmap to managing your Magento store. Focusing on Magento's Community version, the book covers everything from creating and managing multiple stores to fine-tuning Magento for speed and performance. You’ll learn how to manage categories, products, design themes, extensions, and more.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Mastering Magento 2 Second Edition
About the Authors
About the Reviewer

Managing inventory

If you sell actual products, you no doubt have inventory stock. Except in cases where you are having products drop-shipped from a distributor and have no means of monitoring inventory availability, you need to make sure you have enough inventory on hand to fulfill your orders. Furthermore, you may want to restrict customers' ability to order products that are out-of-stock — or, alternatively, allow customers to place backorders.

Magento has a host of configurations to help you establish your inventory rules and policies. Most can be overridden at the product level, too, giving you even more granular control over your product inventory needs.


You can manage the individual inventory configurations of each product on the Advanced Inventory panel under Advanced Settings. These settings are very similar to the ones found in the Stores | Configuration | Catalog | Inventory panel.

The inventory configurations are covered in Chapter 2, Installing Magento 2. Here, let's discuss...