The dashboard is usually the first page that appears when you log in to the AdminThe password-protected back office of your store where orders, catalog, content, and configurations are managed., and gives an overview of sales and customer activity. The blocks on the left provide a snapshot of lifetime sales, average order amount, the last five orders, and search terms. The graph shows the orders and amounts for the selected date range. You can use the tabs above the graph to toggle between the two views. The tabs at the bottom provide quick reports about your best-selling and most viewed products, new customers and those who have purchased the most.
The dashboard is the default startup page for the Admin, although you can change the configuration to display a different page when you log in. You can also set the starting dates used in dashboard reports, and disable the display of the charts section.
You can produce Dashboard snapshot reports for each store view. The tabs at the bottom of the page summarize your best-selling and most viewed products, new customers, and those who have purchased the most during the time period specified.
To configure the chart:
On the Admin sidebar, tap Stores. Under Settings, choose Configuration. Then, do any of the following:
In the Dashboard section, set Enable Charts to “Yes.”
In the panel on the left under General, choose Reports.
In the Dashboard section do the following:
Set Year-To-Date Starts to the Month and Day.
Set Current Month Starts to the Day.
If you have a lot of data to process, the performance of the Dashboard can be improved by turning off the display of real time data.
In the panel on the left, tap to expand Sales. Then, choose Sales.
Tap to expand the Dashboard section, and do the following:
- For real-time data, set Use Aggregated Data (beta) to “Yes.”
- For historical data, set Use Aggregated Data (beta) to “No.”
In the panel on the left, tap to expand Advanced. Then, choose Admin.
Tap to expand the Startup Page section.
When complete, tap Save Config .
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