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Getting Started with Magento

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Course Description

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

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

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.

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • 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.

This course is for professionals within the following business functions:

  • Everyone is welcome in this course.

    1. Installation and Setup - 20 Minutes

      1. Series Overview
      2. Creating the Database & Installing the Sample Data
      3. Setting File Permissions
      4. Installing Magento
      5. Post-Installation Configuration
    2. Setting Up Your Store - 34 Minutes

      1. Admin Panel Introduction 
      2. Overview of Dashboard, Sales, and Customers
      3. Overview of Promotions, Newsletter, CMS, and System
      4. Configuration Menu
      5. Creating Users and Roles
      6. Changing Your Theme
    3. Attributes and Categories - 22 Minutes

      1. Creating Categories
      2. Modifying Categories and the Category Tree
      3. Introduction to Attributes and Attribute Sets
      4. Creating an Attribute
      5. Creating Attribute Sets
    4. Creating Products - 44 Minutes

      1. How to Create a Simple Product 
      2. Custom Product Options
      3. Creating a Configurable Product
      4. Grouped Product
      5. Virtual Products
      6. Bundle Products
      7. Downloadable Products
      8. Troubleshooting
    5. Customizing Your Store - 24 Minutes

      1. Adding CMS Pages 
      2. Creating Static Blocks
      3. Using Widgets
      4. Adding Polls
      5. Changing Page Layouts
      6. Modifying Store e-mails
    6. Shipping, Tax, and Accepting Payment - 25 Minutes

      1. Setting Up Tax
      2. Shipping Methods Overview
      3. Table Rate Shipping
      4. UPS Shipping
      5. USPS
      6. Introduction to Payment Methods
      7. Setting Up PayPal Express
    7. The Order Process - 19 Minutes

      1. Placing an Order 
      2. When an Order Has Been Placed
      3. Managing Orders in the Backend
      4. Modifying an Order
      5. Creating an Invoice
      6. Shipping an Order/Completing the Process
    8. Managing Your Store - 23 Minutes

      1. Managing Customers and Customer Lists 
      2. Managing Search
      3. Managing Ratings
      4. Managing Reviews
      5. Managing Tags

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