10 Things about Admin Sidebar in Magento 2

The sidebar is designed for both desktop and mobile devices for the purpose of navigating and managing the store. In this paper, we will take a closer look at components of Admin Sidebar in Magento 2.

The Admin sidebar is located on the left of the page and known as the main menu of your store’s admin. This flyout menu helps you control and operate your store effectively on a daily basis.

1. Dashboard

When you sign in to the Admin, the first page you can see is the dashboard giving the overall view of sale and customer activity. The dashboard is the default first page for the admin but you can also alter the configuration to present another page when logging in.


2. Sales

In Sales menu, there are selections as different steps in the cycle of an order consisting of orders, invoices, shipments, credit memos, billing agreements and transactions so that the admin can manage them at any time.


3. Products

The Products menu supports admin in product creation, category and inventory management along with tools to control the content of catalog.


4. Customers

You can manage customer accounts and view who is currently online in your store with the Customers menu. Choosing All Customers if you want to have detail information about clients or selecting Now Online if you need to know customers who are online.  


5. Marketing

The Marketing menu allows you to manage markerting tools including promotions, communications, SEO & search or user content.


6. Content

With the Content menu, you can manage the content elements and design of the store. It consists of creating pages, blocks and frontend apps or controlling your store display.


7. Reports

In the Reports menu, you will have insight into aspects of your stores comprising marketing, sales, customers, reviews and products. About marketing, you can view products in cart, search terms, abandoned carts or newsletter problem reports in detail. Moreover, orders, tax, invoice, shipping and more can be supervised in sales as well as order and new accounts report are listed in customers section so that you can manage them effectively. In terms of products, you can see reviews and other necessary information about products such as view or bestsellers.


8. Stores

The Stores menu helps you manage the store hierarchy, configuration, sales and order settings, tax and currency, product attributes, product review ratings, and customer groups.


9. System

The System menu supports you in importing and exporting data via data transfer, setting up extensions, managing system caches and indexes, permissions, backups, system notifications or custom variables.


10. Find Partners & Extensions

This Magento marketplace allows you to have knowledge of platinum partners of Magento or search other partners by visiting the Magento Partner Directory. You can also find solutions for your store with extensions and themes which are essential components of the Magento Ecosystem.


We hope that you have collected helpful information by reading this article. If you have any question, please feel free to contact us.

How Much Do You Know About Product Menu in Magento 2?

Products, the most necessary factor in business in general and in e-commerce in specific. Of course, in Magento 2 platform, we cannot ignore this important factor. When we discuss about products in Magento 2, we have to mention Product Menu, which might not be strange any more to Magento store owners.

Product Menu in Magento 2

From the admin panel in Magento 2, products have their own parts for admin to manage. You just need to login your admin account, next open the menu in your left side, and click into Products. Then, there will be Product Menu which provides you with ability to create product, category; manage product and inventory as well as content of catalog conveniently. The Product Menu in Magento 2 is divided into 2 options: Catalog and Category. When click Product menu in the backend, you have to choose selecting Catalog or Category depending on your purpose.

Product menu in Magento 2
Product menu in Magento 2

Catalog in Magento 2

Regarding to product catalog in Magento 2, Catalog is used to create new products and manage inventory of products. Admin can create all types of Magento product, manage product or edit them.

For more details about Catalog in Magento 2, please wait for the next article.

Category in Magento 2

In the backend of Magento 2, Category allows admin to create the structure of category. One interesting thing is that category structure is actually the foundation of the navigation of Magento store. The store’s navigation is understood like the simple group of website page’s links which allow customers to navigate around the Magento site. Obviously, the store’s navigation plays an important role in online store.

For more detailed information about Category in Magento 2, please wait for the next blog.

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