How to Check Now Online Customer Information in Magento 2

Magento 2 provides features in customer management to helps admin control and approach customers effectively. In this article, you will get more detail information about the Now Online Customer Information in Magento 2.

The Now Online Customer Information allows you to view all customers and visitors who are online in your store at present. With this function, you can have knowledge of essential data of all customers to manage their activities in the website. Moreover, checking now online customers can be considered as an useful tool to support the admin in studying customer groups as well as improving the features of the store in the future.

The length of online session determines the total of time customer’s activity is visible from the admin and is limited to fifteen minutes by default. The current session finishes when no keyboard activity is carried out during that time and customers have to go back to their accounts to keep on shopping. In addition, the contents of their carts are held for the next time they access to their accounts if shopping cart is activated.

View customers who are online 

  1. From Admin Sidebar, choose Customers -> Now Online.
  2. Open any record to see information and activity of the customer.
Now Online Customer Information
Now Online Customer Information
  • ID: The ID of a registered customer.
  • First name: The first name of a registered customer.
  • Last name: The last name of a registered customer.
  • Email: The email address associated with the account of a registered customer.
  • Last Activity: The date and time that the customer accomplished last activity.
  • Type: Choose between Customer and Visitor.

We hope that this article is useful for you in searching information on controlling customers with Now Online Customer Information in Magento 2. This choice will definitely satisfy you with listing and providing necessary data of all customers in your store. If you have any question, please feel free to contact us.

A User Guide of All Customers on Customers Menu in Magento 2

In the blog: “A Complete User Guide of Customers Menu in Magento 2”, we introduce about Customer Menu in the backend of Magento 2. You have known that there are 2 factors in customer menu in Magento backend: All Customers and Now Online, so we will discuss more details about the first factor: All Customers.

Magento 2 All Customers in customer menu
Magento 2 All Customers in Customers menu

When you login admin account in the backend of Magento 2, choose Customers in the menu bar, then there will be 2 options showing up: All Customers and Now Online.

All Customers helps Magento store owners to show a list of all customers who signed up in your Magento store accounts, or who were created by admin right in the backend. In order to access All customers from admin panel, you just need to click into All Customers options on Customers menu. Then there will be a table listing your customers’ information for you to manage and edit depending your business purpose. Those information of customers are: ID, name, email, group of customers, phone number, zip code, country, state or province, time when they registered in your store, website, confirmed email, which store view their accounts are created in, date of birth, Tax VAT number and gender. All Customers factor is definitely useful for store owners when revealing all detailed data of registered customers.

Here is detailed edit instruction on All Customers: after you logged in the backend of Magento 2 and accessed to All Customers, you can open any customer’s record by selecting edit button.

Next, as an admin of Magento site, you totally edit which information of that customer as you want and save it.

Besides, you can export these customers information of your Magento store as you wish.

We have presented about All Customers on Customers Menu in Magento 2. We hope that this article can show you useful information to select the appropriate extension for your online shop. If you find it helpful for you, please Like, Share and Subscribe to keep updating for more upcoming blogs!

A User Guide of Data Transfer in Magento 2

In this article, we will discuss more detailed about Data Transfer in Magento 2.

Data is the most important factor in information technology, especially in ecommerce. Regarding to data, you must mention Data transfer, and in Magento 2 we also meet Date Transfer term.

As the previous blog “An Explanation For Structure Of Magento 2 System Menu”, we provide general introduction about Data Transfer in Magento 2. In that topic, Data Transfer was mentioned to be included in System Menu in Magento 2.

Data Transfer term actually provides tools in order to import and export data. You can organize multiple records in single operation at ease with this import and export data tools. As an admin, you can make use of Data Transfer to import new products, delete items, replace or update data.

For instance, if you already have a catalog of products, then you export these data to edit data in a spreadsheet, you can easily import this list back using CSV file into your Magento store. Another outstanding sample is that you can add new product to your Magento site, or update data and advanced prices, or even replace the existing items with those new products.

Hence, Data Transfer in Magento 2 ensures to help your adding new product process to become more quickly and conveniently than doing manually.

In Data Transfer, you have to understand these related term:

  • Working with CSV Files: you need to know how to use CSV file for data import.
  • Import: there are 3 other included options: import history, import product images and import guidelines.
  • Export: you need to know about export and export criteria.
  • Product Attribute Reference: this will let you know about list of attributes of product to export.
  • Customer Attribute Reference: you will get details about attributes of customer to export data.

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