Magento Open Source, 2.0.x

Magento 2.0.18 is the final 2.0.x release. After March 2018, Magento 2.0.x will no longer receive security patches, quality fixes, or documentation updates. To maintain your site's performance, security, and PCIPayment Card Industry: Refers to debit and credit cards and their associated businesses. compliance, upgrade to the latest version of Magento.

System Menu

The System Menu includes tools to import and export data, install extensions, manage system caches and indexes, manage permissions, backups, system notifications, and custom variables.

System Menu

Menu Options

Data Transfer

The Import and Export tools give you the ability to manage multiple records in a single operation. You can import new items, and also update, replace, and delete existing products and tax rates.


Manage integrations and extensions for your store.


Manage your system resources, including cache and index management, backups, and installation settings.


Magento uses roles and permissions to create different levels of access for AdminThe password-protected back office of your store where orders, catalog, content, and configurations are managed. users, which gives you the ability to grant permission on a “need to know” basis to people who work on your site.

Other Settings


Your store has an inbox for the messages received from Magento. The messages are rated by importance, and might refer to system updates, patches, new releases, scheduled maintenance, upcoming events, and more.

Custom Variables

If you know a little basic HTMLHyperText Markup Language: A standard for tagging and structuring text, images, videos, and other media on a web page., you can create custom variables and use a markup tag to incorporate them into pages, blocks, banners, and email templates.

Manage Encryption Key

The encryption key is used to protect passwords and other sensitive data. Magento can autogenerate an encryption key, or you can use one from another source.