A Helpful Guide to Basic Configuration in Magento 2


Mastering the basic configuration is a must-have thing for any store owner. This blog will guide you through the basic setting in Magento 2 admin panel. To be more specifically, there are five main sections that will be introduced in this article, including store admin, store details, storefront branding, website – store – view and industry compliance.

1.Store Admin in Basic Configuration


The store admin is your back office that you can conduct all the actions here, from creating product, managing order, setting promotion to configuring tax and checking customer data. All the administrative tasks are executed in store admin.

The store admin is protected by a password that is set up when you install Magento 2. In case you forget the password, you can request a temporary password sent by the system to the email you use when creating your account.

2. Store Details in Basic Configuration

Please navigate to Admin => Sidebar => Stores => Configuration => General => Store Information.

Magento 2 store details

This part allows admin to enter detailed information about your store, including store name, store phone number, store hours of operation, country, region, postal code, city, street address, and VAT number.

The store’s detailed information such as name, address, email and phone number will be included in your document like invoice and email sent to customers.

3. Storefront Branding in Basic Configuration

Magento 2 storefront branding

When first setting up for your frontend store, here are a few quick thing you can do: add logo in the header, use the favicon for the browser, a demo notice on the header such as “This is a demo store. Any orders placed through this store will not be honored or fulfilled” and a copyright note on the footer of the page.

4. Websites, Stores, and Views

During Magento 2 installation, admin can create multiple websites, each website can have multiple stores and each store can hold multiple store views. Admin is capable of managing all websites, stores and store views from admin panel.

5. Industry Compliance

It is merchant’s responsibility to oblige the legal requirements, industry guidelines and best practices which are set by law, payment card industry and depended on the location.

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