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Exploring Magento 2 Backend: Permissions (All Users, Locked Users, User Roles)

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 permissions

As a store owner, you can take hold of Magento 2 roles and permissions to make your store more secure, creating different access levels to the backend. When setting up your store for the very first time, the system provides you with a set of login credentials that provide full permissions. Thus, you become the chief administrator, who can decide what information and functions are available to other backend users. For instance, a sales manager can be given access to customer and order information, while various design elements are unreachable. Besides, it is possible to restrict admin access on the basis of a specific site, set of sites, or other business units. Let’s see what other opportunities the Magento 2 Permissions section of the admin offers. Continue Reading

Exploring Magento 2 Backend: Support (Data Collector & System Reports)

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 support data sollector systen report

In the following material, we explore features available in Magento 2 Commerce only. The point at issue is the Support section of the Magento 2 backend situated under Admin -> System. It consists of the following two screens: Data Collector and System Reports. Below, we shed light on the corresponding tools as well as an alternative approach to backing your store with third-party services. If you are not familiar with the Support tools, their primary purpose is to identify known issues in your system. Besides, you can use them to optimize the development and optimization processes. Another application is associated with various diagnostic capabilities utilized by the Magento’s support team to identify and resolve issues. Continue Reading

Exploring Magento 2 Backend: Scheduled Import/Export

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 scheduled import export

Magento 2 ostensibly lets you run scheduled imports and exports. However, you need a large budget to be able to leverage this feature. Although it is added for free and available by default, the problem is that you can only harness it with the Commerce edition, which is extremely expensive. How to automate daily import/export chores if you are a Magento 2 Open Source merchant? You will find the answer below. Besides, we provide several arguments in favor of using a third-party data transfer solution on Magento 2 Commerce. Let’s continue our exploration of the Magento 2 backend. This time, our attention is captured by the Scheduled Imports/Exports screen. Continue Reading

Exploring Magento 2 Backend: Import/Export Tax Rates

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

magento 2 tax rates import export

Tax rate management in Magento 2 is quite a straightforward process if you conduct business locally. However, when you expand and start operating in several states with different legislation, not to mention international operations, manual tax rates entering becomes hugely time-consuming. What alternative opportunity does Magento 2 offer? By default, the platform has a separate screen where you can import all the necessary tax rates, preliminarily downloading them by ZIP code. In the following material, we explore how to transfer a set of tax rates back and forth and talk about an alternative solution.  Continue Reading

Exploring Magento 2 Backend: Currency Rates & Symbols

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

With Magento 2, you have a perfect opportunity to get a status of an international e-commerce business since the platform enables you to accept currencies from all over the globe – from more than two hundred countries to be specific. When you decide to follow this path, the platform displays a Currency Chooser in the header right after you update your currency rates. Below, we describe how to configure the corresponding options of the Magento 2 backend as well as shed light on how to set up the currency rate settings to avoid profit loss caused by rate fluctuations. Besides, you will learn how to use and customize currency symbols properly. They are displayed in product prices as well as sales documents. Also, we discuss import and export processes that affect Magento 2 currency rates and symbols. Continue Reading

MageDelight Partial Payment Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 partial payment extension

With the help of this Magento 2 partial payment extension, you can create different payment plans allowing customers to subscribe for all cart products at once but pay for the selected items partly. The availability of installment payments is a robust B2B feature, though it is also possible to use the MageDelight Partial Payment Magento 2 module for retail clients. Imagine a situation when a store visitor wants to buy something, but he or she lacks the necessary amount of money. In case of default Magento 2, you lose a client. With the MageDelight Partial Payment Magento 2 module, you get a chance to turn a visitor into a buyer by allowing them to split the price into several payments. As a store owner, you can set the initial amount and assign fees for each installment (further payment). Below, we shed light on the extension’s core features and describe its backend and frontend.

Note that the company offers its new Partial Payment Pro extension for Magento 2 with an extended set of features and enhanced functionality. 

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Amasty Duplicate Categories for Magento 2 and 1

magento 2 duplicate category tree

Content duplication usually requires much time and effort. This routine process may distract you from more essential tasks, but it is inevitable, especially when you are building a new website within Magento. Luckily, there is one useful tool in the portfolio of Amasty – the Duplicate Categories Magento 2 extension. Having installed this module, you can duplicate your categories quickly and accurately. So, if you have to deal with a multi-store Magento setup, this extension is a must.

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MageDelight Partial Payment Pro Magento 2 Extension

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 partial payment pro extension

Today, we will talk about a Magento 2 tool that allows implementing partial payment functionality on an ecommerce store – the MageDelight Partial Payment Pro extension. The ability to pay in installments is a vital improvement for online stores that work either with B2B or retail clients. The Magento 2 module provides online store owners with flexible settings for creating payment plans with various options. As for the customer experience, online shoppers get a wider selection of payment options at the checkout, which builds trust and increases engagement. Below, we provide an overview of the Partial Payment Magento 2 extension’s features and describe how it works in the backend and frontend.
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