How to create and approve tags in Magento Commerce

Magento Commerce series

How to create and approve tags in Magento Commerce

This tutorial will show you how to create and approve product tags in Magento Commerce, and assumes you’re already logged in to Magento

1) Go to Catalog…

2) …then Tags… and select Pending Tags

This page will show you all the product tags that require approval before they can be used

3) Select the tags you want to approve

4) Select Change Status from the actions menu

5) Change the status to Approved

6) Click Submit

7) To create your own product tags, go to Catalog…

8) …then Tags… and select All Tags

9) Click Add New Tag

10) Enter a name for the tag

The status is automatically set to approved

11) Click Save Tag

The tag was successfully saved and now shows up in the list below

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create and approve tags in Magento Commerce

How to change tax rates in Magento Commerce

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How to change tax rates in Magento Commerce

This tutorial will show you how to change the tax rates in Magento Commerce, and assumes you’re already logged in to Magento

1) To manage tax zones and rates, go to Sales…

2) …Tax… and click Manage Tax Zones & Rates

This page will show you all the tax rates that have been added

3) To add a new tax rate, click this button

4) Enter the tax identifier

5) Select the country

6) Select the state

7) Enter the tax rate

8) Click Save Rate

The rate has been saved and added to the list below

9) To import or export tax rates, go to Sales…

10) …Tax… Import / Export Tax Rates

You can use this form to import or export tax rates to other stores

11) To manage customer tax classes, go to Sales…

12) …Tax… Customer Tax Classes

This page will show you a list of the existing customer tax classes

13) To add a new tax class, click this button

14) Enter a name for the new class

15) Click Save Class

The tax class has been saved and added to the list below

16) To manage the product tax classes, go to Sales…

17) …Tax… then Product Tax Classes

This is where you can view all of the product tax classes

18) To add a new product tax class, click this button

19) Enter a name for the new tax class

20) Click Save Class

The new tax class has been added below

21) To manage tax rules, go to Sales…

22) …Tax… and select Manage Tax Rules

This is where you can see all of the tax rules that have been added

23) To add a new tax rule, click this button

24) Enter a name for the new tax rule

25) Select the customer tax class this rule will apply to

26) Select the product tax class

27) Hold down the control key while clicking to select multiple customer tax classes

28) Select the tax rate

29) Enter a priority for this tax class

30) Click Save Rule

The new rule has been added

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to manage tax rates in Magento Commerce

How to send and manage newsletters in Magento Commerce

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How to send and manage newsletters in Magento Commerce

This tutorial will show you how to manage newsletters in Magento Commerce, and assumes you’re already logged in to Magento

1) Go to Newsletter… then Newsletter Templates

This is where you can view all the newsletter templates that have been created

2) Click to create a new template

3) Enter a name for the template

4) Enter a subject

5) Enter the sender’s name

6) Type in the sender’s email address

7) Enter the template content

8) You can preview the template by clicking this button

The text will show up exactly as it was typed

9) Go back to the template

10) When you are finished editing, click Save Template

The new template has been added to the list below

11) To view the newletter queue, go to Newsletter… and select Newsletter Queue

Any newsletters that are waiting to be sent will show up here

12) To view all the subscribers, go to Newsletter… and click Newsletter Subscribers

This page will show you all the newsletter subscribers and their details

13) Finally, to view newsletter problem reports, go to Newsletter… and select Newsletter Problem Reports

If there are any problems with the newsletters, they will show up here

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to manage newsletters in Magento Commerce

How to configure payment methods in Magento Commerce

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How to configure payment methods in Magento Commerce

This tutorial will show you how to configure payment methods in Magento Commerce, and assumes you’re already logged in to Magento

1) Go to System… and select Configuration

2) Scroll down to the sales options

3) Select Payment Methods

This page lets you choose which payment methods your store will accept

4) Click the arrow to expand options

5) If credit card verification is off, you can turn it on

6) When you are finished configuring these options, you can collapse them

7) You can configure options for check or money orders

8) You can disable checks and money orders

9) Collapse these options

10) You can also setup PayPal payments

11) Enable the option

12) When you are done, click Save Config

The configuration has been saved

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure payment methods in Magento Commerce