How to Activate Reorder in Magento 2

When discuss about supporting tools for Shopping Cart in online stores, it is Magento 2 that provides a lot of options for store owners to better manage their electronic sales. One of these is Reorder Option in Sales Configuration. If Reorder is enabled in the backend, registered buyers can edit their existing orders right in My dashboard section.reorder-in-frontend

To activate Reorder Option, follow the steps below:

  1. Log in the backend with an admin account. On the Admin sidebar, tap Stores.
  2. After that, click Configuration in the Settings section.
  3. On the left panel, expand the SALES row and select Sales then.
  4. Scroll down to the Reorder section. Set it to your preference:
  • “Yes”: Allow customers to reorder in My dashboard section.
  • “No”: Reorder is not allowed. Because Magento 2 set the field to “Yes” as default, you should clear the Use System Value checkbox before choosing this option.configure-reorder
  1. Lastly, tap Save Config on the upper-right corner to confirm your settings. You may need to reindex the data and refresh the cache by clicking the Cache Management link when the system note appears.refresh-cache-management

Once Reorder is enabled, it is not only buyers can edit their orders but also admins can do it from the backend. To reorder for an existing order in the backend, do the following:

  1. On the Admin sidebar, click Customers. Next, select All customer.
  2. You can either use the filter to search for a specific customer (search by name, or email, or tax code,…) or enter the keyword(s) to the search box on the upper left corner. You might need to refresh the filter to clear all the previous filters before adding a new one.
  3. After finding the customer, click edit in the Action column.
  4. On the left panel, tap Orders under Customer Information. Here you can see all the orders that the selected customer has placed. Click Reorder Option in the last column of the order that you want to edit.
  5. Next, edit the order to your preferences.reorder-in-backend Reorder Option
  6. Tap Submit Order to save the changes. 

That is all about Reorder Option in Magento 2. We hope you enjoy the information and don’t forget to follow us to receive more knowledge about Magento 2.

A Detailed Explanation of Message Inbox in Magento 2

When you log in the Admin account, you sometimes receives messages from Magento on a regular basis. In this article, you will have an introduction of Message Inbox in Magento 2.


What is Message Inbox?

The bell icon in the header displays notifications of unread messages in your box. The content of messages includes patches, new releases, system update and forthcoming events.

Regarding messages of critical importance, they keep appearing in a pop-up window whenever you sign into your account. These notifications disappear only when you mark them as read or remove them.

With the notice grid lists, you can see all messages and carry out actions such as viewing detailed information, marking messages as read and deleting them from the inbox. Moreover, notifications are rated by severity and shown with the most recent at the top.

Message Inbox In Magento 2

Explore Incoming Messages

  1. Click the bell icon in the header then read the summing-up and do any of these options:
  • Tap the message to view full content if needed
  • Choose the delete icon on the right of the message to remove the messsage
  • Select See All to show the Notifications grid
  1. In terms of urgently important messages, do one of the following:
  • Tap Read Details
  • Click Close to remove the popup but keep the message active

See All Notifications

  1. Do one of two choices:
  • Click the Notification icon in the header -> Choose See All in the footer of the summary
  • Select System on the Admin Sidebar -> Tap Notifications under Other Settings
  1. Do one of the following in the Action column
  • Click Read Details to view more information (a new window including the linked page exists)
  • Choose Mark As Read to hold the message in your inbox
  • Use Remove tab to erase the message
  1.  If you want to apply an action to many message, choose one of two options:
  • Mark the checkbox of each message you need in the first column
  • Set the Mass Actions control to choose multiple messages
  1. To set the Actions control, do any of the following:
  • Mark as Read
  • Remove
  1.  Click Submit to finish the process

Configure Notices

  1. Choose Stores on the Admin Sidebar -> Select Configuration under Settings
  2. Tap System under Advanced in the left panel
  3. Widen the Notifications part and do these steps:
  • Apply Yes to Use HTTPS to Get Feed if your store Admin runs over a secure URL
  • Set Update Frequency to choose how often your inbox is updated and the interval can be from one to twenty-four hours
  1. Select Save Config to complete

We have presented about Message Inbox in Magento 2.  We hope that you have had the details about message inbox in Magento 2. If you need any help, please feel free to contact us.

5 Steps to Set Minimum Order Amount in Magento 2

There may be some times that you want to set a minimum amount to your customers subtotal. Magento 2 provides this setting in Minimum Order Amount in stores configuration, with the condition that all discounts are excluded from the total amount. Through this section, you can configure the time that checkout page becomes available to your buyers. You can also manage the content of the message shown to your customers when the requirement is not met.

To configure Minimum Order Amount in Magento 2, do the following:Minimum Order Amount

  1. First of all, sign in with your admin account. Next, On the Admin Sidebar, tap Stores.
  2. Select Configuration under Settings.
  3. Expand Sale row on the left panel, click Sales option after that.
  4. Move downward until you reach the Minimum Order Amount section. Then fill in the blanks:
  • Enable: Set it to “Yes” if you want the minimum amount to be applied immediately. Set “No” if you want to activate it later.
  • Minimum Amount: The smallest value of your customer’s subtotal. The subtotal should be calculated after all discounts.
  • Include Tax to Amount: Whether the tax is included in the required subtotal or not. “Yes” means tax is included. “No” means tax is excluded. You can use the default setting by marking the Use System Value checkbox.
  • Description Message: The notification shown to buyers when their subtotal is lower than the required amount. Leave it blank to use the default message.
  • Error to Show in Shopping Cart: enter the message to replace the default one.
  • Set Validate Each Address Separately in Multi-address Checkout to “Yes” if you want each of the multi-address order to meet the minimum amount. Set “No” otherwise.
  • Multi-address Description Message: Orders that are to be shipped to multiple addresses but not meet the requirement will see this. Leave this box blank if you prefer the default notification.
  • Multi-address Error to Show in Shopping Cart: This message will be shown in the Shopping Cart if the total amount of the cart is smaller than the required amount. Leave this box blank if you prefer the default notification.
  1. When you complete the settings, click Save Config to save the changes.

You may need to reindex and refresh the cache by clicking the Cache Management link on the system note.system-note Minimum Order Amount

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5 Steps to Add A Simple Product in Magento 2

In the previous article, we have discussed about different product types available in Magento 2 platform. Now we will go into more details with Simple product in Magento 2.Simple-Product

As its name indicates, a Simple Product is the most uncomplicated good or service provided to customers. In Magento 2, a Simple Product is a physical good, with a unique SKU. It can be sold individually or combined with others to create a Group Product. A Simple Product can also be included in a Bundle Product and Configurable Product with customized options.

From the backend, admin can create a simple product following the instructions below:

Step 1: Choose the product type: Simple product

  1. On the admin sidebar, choose Products. Then select Catalog under Inventory.
  2. Click on the drop-down arrow of the Add Product button (it’s on the upper-right corner). After that choose Simple Product.Add-simple-product

Step 2: Determine the attribute set

The form appears at first is for the default attribute set. Hence, you need to change the attribute set to your preference first.

In the Attribute Set field, you can either type the attribute set in the search box or choose one of the existing ones. Which attribute set you choose here will determine the form of product information you need to fill in.Select-attribute-set Simple Product

Step 3: Complete the basic settings

  1. Enable Product: Set it to “Yes” if you want to publish the new product. Set “No” otherwise.
  2. Product Name: Enter the name of the new product.
  3. SKU: You can either leave it as default (based on Product Name field) or clear it and type another one.
  4. Price: Enter the price for the product. You can also set it to more detailed by clicking on the Advance Pricing link.
  5. Tax Class: There are two options available:
  • None
  • Taxable Goods

6. Quantity: Type the current quantity of the product to the box. Like Price, the Quantity field can also be generated to more details by clicking the Advance Inventory link.

7. You can set the Stock Status to either In Stock or Out of Stock.

8. Weight: If the new product has weight to be shown, choose “This item has weight” option and enter the number to the box. Other otherwise, choose “This item has no weight” option.

9. Categories: There are two options here:

a. Choose an existing category: Click the “Select…” box and select the appropriate category for the new item. Or you can simply type the category name in the search box.

b. Create a new category:

  • Click New Category button.
  • There is a new tab open to fill the name for the new category. Choose the Parent Category after that.
  • Tap Create Category to confirm the settings.

10. Set Product as New From … To: Enter the time range that you want to set your product as new.

11. Country of Manufacture: Select the origin country for the product.Product-information Simple Product

Step 4: Complete the product information

Move downward and fill the information in the remaining fields.

Step 5: Save the new Simple Product 

When complete all the settings, tap Save & Close on the Save menu. On the upper-left corner, select the store view that you want to publish the product to.

Those are five steps to create a new simple product. It is important to remember that a simple product can be used in other product types and it can also be modified to sell many product variations from a single SKU.

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A Full Guide of Exporting Data in Magento 2

Magento 2 supports users to export data from system. When you successfully export data follow your requirements and open it in a spreadsheet in many time and become familiar with the process, you will realize that export process helps you a lot in managing large amounts of database. To back you clearly know about this process, we would like to show you a full guide of exporting data in Magento 2 below.

Exporting Data in Magento 2

  1. On the admin homepage, slide bar, click on System symbol. After that, choose Export under Data Transfer.
  2. When the Export Data Setting sector displays, do the following:
  1. In the Entity Type field, choose one of those options: Products, Customers Main File and Customer Address.
  2. Set the default of CSV file for Export File Format.Exporting Data in Magento 2
  1. In the Entity Attributes section, all the available attributes are listed alphabetically. If you want to search for specific attributes and sort the list, you can use the standard list control in Magento 2 to support. The Search and Reset Filter controls can control the appearance of the attributes list but cannot influence the selection of attributes to be contained in the export file.
  2. If you want to filter the exported data which is based on attribute value, do the following:
  • In order to export only data involving specific attribute values as wish, please enter the value you want in the Filter column.Exporting Data in Magento 2
  • If you intend to export data without some attributes, mark the attributes you want in the Exclude checkbox at the beginning of the row. For example, to exclude SKU and image columns, choose the checkbox of SKU and image as well. The column two normally appears in the export file with non-value.
  1. When finishing all of four steps above, scroll down and click Continue button in the lower-right corner of the page.

After all, find the download prompt in the lower-right corner of your browser. Click on it and wait for download success. The exported CSV file can be saved and opened under a spreadsheet shape. Moreover, you can freely edit the data as wish and import it back into your store.

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