Magento Community Edition, 2.1.x

Getting Started

with Magento Community Edition 2.1

Welcome to the Magento Community Edition 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.

Discover & Learn

Discover resources available to members of the Magento ecosystem. Follow the customer journey to explore your store, and learn about key features.

Set Up Your Store

Learn how to use the AdminThe password-protected back office of your store where orders, catalog, content, and configurations are managed. to manage the basic configuration of your store. Set up your store information and branding, and some best practices for digital commerce.

Publish Content

Make your site a destination with compelling content. Learn how to create new content, and to modify existing pages, blocks, and widgets.

Change the Design

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.

Market & Promote

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.

Sell & Deliver

Learn about the checkout workflow and order process, and how to offer real-time shopping assistance. Set up payment and shipping solutions, and manage invoicing, shipping labels, and credit memos.

Manage Your Store

Print reports, and manage taxes. Create new store views in different languages, and manage currency rates. Expand your current installation to include additional stores and websites.

Manage the System

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.