This article provides an overview of the administration panel. For more detail on the individual sections, please visit the succeeding chapters.
Once you login to your site and click on "Go To Admin", you will be taken to your administration dashboard which contains all the features that are at your disposal when it comes to managing your site.
The Home menu is pretty self-explanatory, you can click on it at any time and it will bring you back to the administration dashboard. From here you can view a quick snap shot of sales, recent orders and top performing orders and categories.
Orders and Shipping
The Orders and Shipping menu is where you can find information about orders that have been placed, returned and shipped, as well as shopping carts.
The People menu is where you can view/add/edit/delete users, manufacturers and vendors. The More section contains information on User Groups & Permissions, Affiliates and Mailing Lists.
The Store Catalog menu is where you can find information about products, and categories within your store. The More section contains Product Type & Type Properties. The Import/Export Tools section contains the Category Importer/Exporter and the Product Importer/Exporter which are covered in detail later.
Content and Files
The Content and Files menu is where you can find relevant information that will allow you to edit the presentation on your site.
The Marketing menu contains information about offers and sales. It's where you would go to set up different offers on your site.
The Reports menu contains information to help you analyze and review the activity of your store.
The Config menu contains all the conventional settings that affect how the different options behave on your site.