Set up multiple websites, stores, and store views in the Admin in magento2

How to Set up multiple websites, stores, and store views in the Admin

 

With the help of our excellent Magento Developers , Magento2 helps to set multiple stores, website,  etc in a single magento backend. Hence , all the stores will be able to use one single domain.

Setting up Multiple Stores in Magento 2 requires the following steps:

  • Step 1: Select the Store Domain
  • Step 2: Add the New Store
  • Step 3: Add a Default Store View
  • Step 4: Setup the Store URL
Step 1: Select the Store Domain

The first and foremost step to analyze and decide how the store will be organized  whether it will share the same domain or have subdomain or a different individual .

Go through one of the three mentioned instructions for each store respectively.

  • You don’t need to do anything if you wish to place the store one level below the primary domain.
  • For a primary domain set a subdomain.
  • Set up a fresh domain.
Step 2: Add the New Store

As the step 2 says we need to add a new store. Go to your  Magento backend, go to Stores » Settings » All Stores.

 Quickly click  Create Store button and then do the following:

  • Select the parent Website of the store.If you find that there is only one website then make it “Main Website“.
  • Fill the Name field to identify the Store View.
  • In Root Category you will see a drop down field , select a proper root category for the main menu of the new store.
  • When you are complete with the above instructions click on Save Store.
Step 3: Add a Default Store View

Click on Create Store View and allocate a suitable store (for the new store that has been created). With the lower alphabet character you type an appropriate code for the Store View. Then click on “Enabled” for Status. Specify the Sort Order. Now you Save Store View.

Step 4: Setup the Store URL
  • In the Admin Panel go Stores » Settings » Configuration .
  • Select Web from the left panel under General.
  • Then look at the upper left corner select Store view.
  • Click “OK
  • Open Base URL Section , clear the Use Website checkbox and change the Base Url for Store.

In order to set Secure URL select Secure Base URLs, when complete select Save Configuration.

Now to create Website go to your Admin Panel and then follow Stores » Settings » All Stores.

Click Create Website.

  • In the Name field give an appropriate name.
  • Enter an unique code in Code field to identify the store.
  • In Sort Order enter an optional numerical sort order.
  • Now click Save Website.

To Change the website’s base URL
  • Stores » Settings » Configuration. Under General , click Web.
  • Select a Website  from the Store View which is located at the top of the page.
  • Expand on Base URLs section and enter the required Website URL.
  • Click on Save configuration to save the changes.

How to Manage Wish list in Magento2 ?

 Wish list Management in Magento2

A wish list is an eCommerce feature that allows shoppers to create personalized collections of products they want to buy and save them in their user account for future reference. Wish lists signify a customer’s interest in a product without an immediate intent to purchase.

Besides the obvious benefit of improving the customer’s shopping experience, wish lists have the power to provide a much deeper, strategic value to online retailers. For customers, a wish list creates an opportunity to save items “for later” if they can’t commit to a purchase at that moment and find them quickly whenever they return to your store. It also serves as a convenient way to remind oneself of the products that made it to the list, which is especially relevant when compiling gift lists or pulling shopping lists for major future events.

In order to manage Magento2 Wishlist the experts have decipher the following steps:

  • Login to Admin panel and select Stores » Settings » Configuration.
  • From the left panel of your screen choose Wish list under Customers.
  • Click General Options to expand and look if Enabled is set to “YES“.

  • Proceed to expand Share Options.

  • You need to select sender contact in Email  Sender.
  • Email Template is applicable only when the customer’s shares the wishlist.
  • Limit the number of emails that can be sent in Max Emails Allowed To Be Sent , minimum is 10 and maximum is 1,00,000.
  • Similarly limit the Email Text Length Limit ,the default value is 255.
  • Expand the My Wish List Link and select Display Wish List Summary to set the limit for
    •Display number of items in wish list.
    •Display item quantities.

Tap Save Configuration.

You can also  share the Wish list , to do that you need to follow the below mentioned instructions:

  • Sign in to Customer Account from Account Dashboard and then select My Wish list.
  • You can write some comment on the comment box of each product.
  • You can view Sharing Wish list, do as the following:

Click the button Share Wish list.

Type the email ids of the receivers ,you can add as many email ids you want just separate each of them with a comma (,).

Type the message to share, and finally share the Wish List.

How Order in Magento 2 works?

 How to order in Magento2

Order plays an important role in the world of eCommerce  business.Hence,it is really important to encourage and manage Orders.

Like shown in the above picture go to Sales and then click on Orders.

You will find all the product orders along with their attributes in Order Menu.In each row, you will have a different order, and each column you will have specific data about one order like : Purchase Date, Purchase point, Ship to name, Grand total, Status, Customers group, Action.

Our Magento Developers have elaborated the process clearly , read the points below:

  • Search: You can quickly search about any related information ,if you use filter you can get more precise result. You can search about customers name, SKU, name of product, Shipping address ,email id of the recipient.
  • Action: Just below the search panel you will find Action ,here you can choose to edit, remove, or print out.
  • Filter: For more precise view you can go with this option.

  • Columns: Again with option you can choose which column you want to view, organize  or work. To move a column in Magento 2, simply click  to the header of that column and hold. Drag it to the position that you want and release.

To Save a Grid View click on View Control and then click on Save Current View. Assign an appropriate name for the view and click on save .

You will the assigned name in Current View.

To change the View click on View Control after that either you can tap a name for view to use a different view or click on Edit to edit the name of the view.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Magento 2 WHM new server setup guide

After ordering a new server copy past this message into a ticket for them.

We need to get the new server that we ordered up and running we have quite a few items here.

In order for Magento 2 to run with the WHM/Cpanel combination the below changes need to be made.

  • can you please make sure all these stack requirements are installed.
  • https://devdocs.magento.com/guides/v2.3/install-gde/system-requirements-tech.html
  • install lightspeed webserver
  • install elastic search
  • check that Imunify360 is installed and configured
  • change the php max memory to 5g
  • increase max connections
  • increase max_allowed_packet
  • Set to allow exec function by default
  • Enable ini_set
  • enable env_module
  • enable mod_version
  • Set PHP version to 7.1
  • Set that PHP-FPM is enabled
  • Disable FTP to force SFTP connection

Use of Admin Sidebar in Magento2

How to use Admin Sidebar in Magento2

Here we will learn the use of admin sidebar in Magento2 with the following steps:

  • Step 1: Create menu.XML file,
  • Step 2: Add menu items,
  • Step 3: Set menu is active by controller file.As we already know that a Menu is nothing but a link that leads to you a new page of Admin Configuration. Now let’s quickly come to the above mentioned steps.
Step 1: Create menu.XML file

File Directory: app/code/Magestore/CustomMenu/etc/adminhtml/menu.xml

How to manage customer in magento 2

Customer Management in Magento2

Magento Developers are expertise in managing valuable customers in Magento2 ,as because they have deciphered the fact that keeping customers happy is the soul goal of any business.

  • Login to Admin Panel click on Customers » All Customers.
  • You will see all the listed customers in the Website .
  • Click Add New Customers.

In Account Information tab fill all the information about the customers.

You can add Shipping Address in Address tab.

 

CClick Save Customer .

How to create Customers Groups in Magento2

Creating Customer Groups in Magento2

For any type of business it is really important to satisfy the customers for the growth and success.Therefore,customer satisfaction plays an important key role.

It is important to segregate your customers according to their needs and requirement.The Magento Experts have considered this as an advantage because it expand customer satisfaction.

To create Customer Group you  need to follow the following steps: 

Add New Customer Group

Login to Admin Panel click on Stores » Other Settings » Customers Group .You will see all the listed customers.Click on the orange button “Add New Button“.

A form will appear  that you need to fill correctly, give a unique group name and select a tax class from the drop down.

 

When done click on Save Customer Group button.

How to Insert a Widget into Sidebar in Magento 2

Inserting Widget into sidebar in Magento2.

Widget is a broad term that can refer to either any GUI (graphical user interface) element or a tiny application that can display information and/or interact with the user. A widget can be as rudimentary as a button, scroll bar, label, dialog box or check box; or it can be something slightly more sophisticated like a search box, tiny map, clock, visitor counter or unit converter.

The Magento Developers and Designers have slog behind this a lot and designed the whole process quit effortlessly.

Now to insert a widget into Magento2 sidebar you need to submissive the following steps:

  • Configure a widget.
  • Configure a Layout update.

While configuring a widget you will also need to Select the Type, Complete the Layout Updates, and Place the Block.

Configure a widget

Owing to the fact that Widget is a predefined set of configuration options, it can be accessed in CMS Page of Magento2 Configuration.

To select the type :

Login to your Store Dashboard click on Content » Widgets.

Look at the upper right corner  of Widget you will find Add New Widget button,simply click on it.

  • Then Click the Setting button and type CMS Static Block in the Type  filed.
  • In Design Theme choose any current theme.
  • Tap continue.

You will be taken to Storefront Properties Section.Then  you will asked to enter an appropriate title for Widget.

In Assign to Store View filed you need to assign blocks for each store view.

If more than one block is placed in one container then Set Order , the top block is set as zero .

Complete the Layout Updates

Click on Layout Upadate in Layout Update section. Here you can specify the page, layout, category, product type or container to display your new widget.

Place the Block
  • From the Widget Option » Select Block ( choose one from the list) .
  • Click Save.
  • Click on the store front to check the view of the block.
Configure a Layout update.
  • From the Admin panel Content » Element » Blocks.
  • From the listed blocks select a block you want to choose and modify Identifier.
  • From the Admin panel Content » Element » Pages.
  • Select the Page where the block will be placed , then click on Edit .
  • In Layout Update XML box select the Design Tab and insert the following cord:
  • Change the Reference Name and Block ID according to the layout of the page.
  • Click Save Button.

 

How to Configure Magento 2 Currency

Magento 2 Currency Configuration

Currency Configuration is the significant part of the E commerce. It engages the customer, it helps to know what currency customers are allowed to use on your store. Due to our experts and Magento Developers you can set up currency for about 200 countries across the world. The symbol of currency is shown in invoices ,product  prices  and orders. If the store can accept multiple currency then the option will prompt in the store front.

Steps to Configure Magento 2 Currency
  • Step 1: Select the Allowed Currencies.
  • Step 2: Set the Import Connection.
  • Step 3: Complete the Scheduled Import Settings.
  • Step 4: Refresh the Currency Rates.

Step 1: Select the Allowed Currencies. 

  • Go to the Admin Panel and login and click Stores » Configure .

  • Select Currency Setup under GENERAL tab on the left panel.

Expand the Currency Options.

  • Base Currency : Choose any  Base Currency for online transaction.
  • Default Display Currency : Choose the currency that is displayed in your store.
  • Allowed Currencies : Hold the CTRL Key and select the currency from the list that you want to allow in your store.
  • To select the scope of the Base Currency  you need to select Catalog from the Catalog section and further select Price.
  • Choose “Global ” or “Website” for Catalog Price Scope.

Step 2: Set the Import Connection

  • Select Currency Setup from the General ( located on your left panel), then you open Webservicex .
  • In Webservicex you are suppose to select time duration(limit) which will be in seconds after which the connection will time out.

Step 3: Complete the Scheduled Import Setting

  • Open Scheduled Import Settings from the Currency Setup tab.
  • In Enabled tab click on “Yes” if you want to auto update the Currency Rate, then do the following:
  • Service :The default value is Web Services. You can select from drop down list.
  • Start Time : You can set the hour, minute and second after which the rates will be updated.
  • Frequency : Here you can set the value Daily, Weekly and Monthly to update rates.
  • Error Email Recipient : This field allows you to send email notification of any error by entering the email address of the concerned person. In case you want to add more than one address then separate it with comma (,).
  • Error Email Sender : set the person name who will appear on the email notification.
  • Error Email Template : Set the Email template of the the use of the error notification.
  • Click Save Config to save and apply the changes.

Step 4: Refresh the Currency Rates.

Before you practice any effect you need to update the current values of Currency Rate. Either you can update it manually or import (you will see a guide on this if you scroll down).

To update the rate manually:

  • Check on the Admin Panel go to Stores » Currency » Currency Stores.
  • Select Import Service “WebserviceX” is the default value of this field.
  • Now,click Import Button.
  • Save Currency Rate to enable it.

Import Currency Rates on Schedule :

  • Enable Cron (Schedule Task) on your store.
  • Complete Currency Rate Setup to set which currency the store will accept and establish the import connection and schedule.
  • Check the Currency Rate list to confirm.
You Can Modify the Currency Symbols
  • Go to the Admin panel find Stores » Currency » currency Symbols.
  • Clear Use Standard and insert custom currency.
  • Save Currency Symbols to enable the new symbol.

(Don’t forget to refresh the cache by clicking the Cache. Management).

 

How to Manage Catalog Images Videos in Magento 2

Managing Catalog Image Videos in Magento2

We already know that a image or video can clear the concept of the related subject more clearly. Hence ,it can help the customers to picture clear the idea of the product more precisely. Our Magento Experts and Designers have made it really easier to manage the catalog image and videos in Magento2.

To Manage Product Image we need to follow the below steps:
  • Upload an Image.
  • Select the Main Image.
  • Rearrange the Image.
  • Delete an Image.
  • View the details of Image.
  • Hide Image.
step 1: Upload an Image.

You have two ways to upload an image ,they are:

From your desktop you can directly drag an image and drop it to Image and Video Box. OR else choose and click Camera from Image and Video box ,then open the folder in your computer from where you want to select the image and click Open.

Step 2: Select the Main Image

From the lower corner of the image click the tag icon in case you want to select the main image. If set correctly you will get see a banner .

Step 3 : Rearrange the Image

You can rearrange the position of the image by clicking Sort,from the top right corner of the image.

Step 4 :Delete an Image

Choose delete option in case you want to delete any image and then Save .

Step 5 : View the details of Image

To check the detail information of the image click on Image and Videos under the Basic Settings. Then do any of the following :

A: Go to the Alt Text box and give some necessary details of the image which can be accessed by search engines .

B : You can assign roles to images from the Role section.The assigned role appears with a check mark in selected mode, and the previous image is no longer assigned to the role.

Step 6 :Hide Image

If you want to hide any image then mark Hide from Product Page checkbox in the Image Detail page and then Save.

To manage Catalog Video you will  need to fetch an  API Key from your Google Account. Configure it in your store and then finally you can link it with your product. The elaboration is given below :

To get the API key:

  • Click Enable and manage APIs in Google APIs.
  • Choose Credentials from the menu click on API Key.
  • Choose Server Key give a name and click on Create.

When the key is generated ,you need to copy the key and paste it in the Configuration.

To Configure in Store:

  • Login to Admin Panel ,then go to Stores » Settings » Configuration.
  • Choose Catalog from the Catalog Panel.
  • Paste the API Key in Product  Video Section.
  • Click Save.

To link to the Video :

  • Open the product to edit,add a video in Image and Video tab.
  • Enter the URL Key of the video.
  • Give significant title and proper description of the Video.
  • Upload a Preview Image.
  • Tap Get Video Information to get the meta data of Video.
  • To assign the use of the Video in stores tick the roles that will apply Base Image , Small Image , Swatch Image, Thumbnail , Hide from Product Page .
  • Click Save.