How do I Use Magento?

 

If you’re planning to use Magento as your eCommerce platform, then you will need to learn how to use it properly. Using Magento is very easy once you get used to it. Magento 2 has been completely redesigned to be more user-friendly. Most people will be able to use Magento 2 without the need to learn too much.

   

Step 1 – Setting Up Magento

Magento is very easy to install on a Linux server that has cPanel. If you have access to Softalicious or another automated installer, then you can automatically install Magento to your server. Once Magento is installed, you can then start setting it up.

If you need to manually install Magento you will have to download it from the Magento site and then upload it to your web server. View Magento theme

Step 2 –Log into the Admin Panel

Visit the admin panel of your Magento store and log in. You can then spend some time navigating around the admin panel just to get to know it. It’s laid out in a logical way which shouldn’t take much time familiarizing yourself with

Step 3 – Changing the Look of the Store

A stock Magento store might not look exciting, but you can improve this by adding themes. Magento themes can be installed through the Magento Connect marketplace. These themes can also be customized to make your store unique.

Step 4 – Adding Products

Products can be added one by one to the Magento admin panel. It’s also possible to bulk import from several different file types. When adding products, you will need to upload an image, write a title, description and choose the price.

You can always go back and edit these products at any time in the future. It’s also possible to set the weight which can then be used to calculate shipping. Ecommerce business

Step 5 – Managing your Store

Magento is easy to maintain. It can be set up to send you emails when you receive an order. Orders can also be tracked and viewed through the admin panel. It’s also possible to install extensions to add additional features to your store.

 

Conclusion

Magento is one of the most user-friendly eCommerce platforms available. Hopefully, you now know the basics of how to use the platform and will find it much easier to run your store. While Magento isn’t complicated to use, you will need to take some time to get used to everything.