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Your Login Credentials
Before you go any further, make sure that you have the information that you need to access the AdminThe password-protected back office of your store where orders, catalog, content, and configurations are managed. of your store, and your Magento account.
The address for your storefront is usually the domainThe address of a website on the web; what the customer types in their browser address bar to access the store. that is assigned to your IP address. Some stores are installed the root, or topmost directory. Others are installed in a directory below the root. Your store might be located in a subdomain that is associated with your primary domain. Your store URL might look like one of the following:
If you don’t yet have a domain, your store URL will include a series of four numbers, each separated by a period in “dotted quad” notation.
The address for your store Admin was set up during the installation. The default address is the same as your store, but with /admin at the end. Although the examples in this guide use the default directory, we recommend that run your Admin from a location that is unique to your store.
Your Magento account provides access to information about your products and services, account settings, billing history, and support resources. to access your account, visit the Magento site and click the My Account link in the header.
While you’re learning your way around the store, make sure to set up a test customer account, so you can experience the store and checkout processThe process of gathering the payment and shipping information that is necessary to complete the purchase of items in the shopping cart. In the final step, the customer reviews and places the order. from the customer’s perspective.