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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

Chapter 5. Configuring to Sell

If you've been following along, chapter by chapter, you've created a working, accessible online store front by now. Are you ready to take orders now?

Not just yet. There's still more to do before you can swing open the virtual doors to your new Magento store. Specifically, we need to:

  • Understand the Magento sales process

  • Configure the payment gateways to allow you to take online credit card payments

  • Set up how your products will be shipped

  • Configure sales tax rules

  • Create customized outgoing e-mails

If you're the developer or designer of a Magento powered site, this is usually the time when you consult with your client – the store owner – to learn how they want to take payments, charge for shipping, and offer promotional discounts. Once you understand the concepts in this chapter, you'll be well prepared to ask the right questions.

For store owners and administrators, this chapter will give you insights into what can be managed with Magento. Fortunately, there are...