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Getting Started with Magento [Video]

Scott Tolinski

Learn how to use the world's #1 eCommerce platform and set up your own online store
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Video Details

ISBN 139781782165521
Course Length3 hours and 25 minutes

About This Video

  • Learn the ins and outs of an eCommerce platform that over 150,000 individual businesses have chosen to use
  • Learn how to create products and design product types
  • Navigate, administer, organize, and customize your store and products into navigable categories with ease

Who This Video Is For

If you are interested in selling products online with the largest eCommerce platform in the world, this course is ideal for you. An understanding of HTML will come in handy for modifying content, but isn't absolutely necessary.

Table of Contents

Installation and Setup
Series Overview
Creating the Database & Installing the Sample Data
Setting File Permissions
Installing Magento
Post-Installation Configuration
Setting Up Your Store
Admin Panel Introduction
Overview of Dashboard, Sales, and Customers
Overview of Promotions, Newsletter, CMS, and System
Configuration Menu
Creating Users and Roles
Changing Your Theme
Attributes and Categories
Creating Categories
Modifying Categories and the Category Tree
Introduction to Attributes and Attribute Sets
Creating an Attribute
Creating Attribute Sets
Creating Products
How to Create a Simple Product
Custom Product Options
Creating a Configurable Product
Grouped Product
Virtual Products
Bundle Products
Downloadable Products
Troubleshooting
Customizing Your Store
Adding CMS Pages
Creating Static Blocks
Using Widgets
Adding Polls
Changing Page Layouts
Modifying Store e-mails
Shipping, Tax, and Accepting Payment
Setting Up Tax
Shipping Methods Overview
Table Rate Shipping
UPS Shipping
USPS
Introduction to Payment Methods
Setting Up PayPal Express
The Order Process
Placing an Order
When an Order Has Been Placed
Managing Orders in the Backend
Modifying an Order
Creating an Invoice
Shipping an Order/Completing the Process
Managing Your Store
Managing Customers and Customer Lists
Managing Search
Managing Ratings
Managing Reviews
Managing Tags

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the entire process of installing Magento with and without sample data
  • Set up your store with a deep understanding of the available options and menu layouts
  • Categorize and create product types to organize your store’s inventory
  • Create simple, complex, configurable, tangible, and virtual products to fill out your store’s inventory
  • Enhance your product pages with descriptions, images, and inventory information
  • Take control of your content and customize your product page's layout
  • Use tax and shipping rules along with payment gateway integration to generate revenue, and understand the order process to manage and ship your sales
  • Manage every aspect of your store, including ratings, reviews and tags

In Detail

Magento is an open source eCommerce web application trusted by the world's leading brands and adopted by approximately 150,000 online retailers. It is popular the world over, and adopted by retailers ranging from smaller eCommerce websites to large multinational businesses.

This video will guide you through the daunting world of setting up, customizing, and running your own online store with the world's #1 eCommerce platform. It covers everything from installation to configuration, customization and managing every aspect of your store's frontend and the customer's experience.

Beginning with the very basics of installation, we’ll cover everything you'll need to get your web store up and running. Getting Started with Magento will cover everything you need to know; from populating your store with products to creating custom product types, and the addition of simple or complex product types. You’ll also learn how to configure your store to accept payment, process taxes, and handle shipping. In addition to managing your products, this course will also show you how to modify and add pages, and change their layout and theme.

Once you’ve completed this course, your web store will be fully functional and ready for business online.

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