with Magento Open Source 2.1
Welcome to the Magento Open Source 2.1 User Guide, where you’ll find the most up-to-date documentation for the current release, written with merchants in mind. This section of the guide answers the “why, where, and how” questions that most merchants have when first learning to use Magento. After mastering the basics, use this guide as a springboard to more advanced topics and resources. If you’re looking for the PDF version of this guide, see About This Guide, or the documentation Archive. If you use a different version of Magento, see Documentation & Resources to find the correct guide.
Discover resources available to members of the Magento ecosystem. Follow the customer journey to explore your store, and learn about key features.
Manage the basic configuration of your store. Set up store information and branding, and learn some best practices for digital commerce.
Create products, upload images, establish pricing, and set up inventory. Organize products by categoryA set of products that share particular characteristics or attributes., and create a main menu for your store.
Make your site a destination with compelling content. Learn how to create new content, and to modify existing pages, blocks, and widgets.
Learn how to make simple design changes, schedule content updates, and change the themeA package that contains graphics and appearance information, and customizes the look and feel of the store. of your store for a season or promotion.
Target promotions and create opportunities for customer engagement. Learn best practices and techniques to support your SEOSearch Engine Optimization: The process of improving a website’s search engine rankings in order to increase valued visitors. initiative.
Learn how to offer real-time shopping assistance. Set up payment and shipping solutions, and manage all aspects of processing orders.
Create new store views in different languages, and manage currency rates and taxes. Learn to use system tools to manage store data.
Learn how to import and export data. manage security and permissions, and install extensions. Use the system tools to manage the cache and indexing, and schedule backups.
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