How to send and manage newsletters in Magento Commerce

Magento Commerce series

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

Magento Commerce series

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

How to add and edit polls in Magento Commerce

Magento Commerce series

How to add and edit polls in Magento Commerce

This tutorial will show you how to add and edit polls in Magento Commerce, and assumes you’re already logged in to Magento

1) Go to CMS… then Poll Manager

This is where you can see all the polls you have created

2) You can edit a poll by clicking on it

On this page, you can edit the question and the poll’s status

3) Go to Poll Answers

This is where you can edit the poll answers

4) Click this button to add a new answer

5) Enter an answer title

6) Click Save Poll

The poll was successfully saved

7) To add a poll, scroll right

8) Click Add New Poll

9) Enter the poll question

10) Choose the poll status

11) Go to Poll Answers

12) Click Add New Answer

13) Enter an answer

14) Click to add another answer

15) Type in another answer

16) Add a third answer

17) Continue in this fashion until you have the amount of desired answers

18) Click Save Poll when you are done

The new poll has been saved

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to add and edit polls in Magento Commerce

How to add products to your store in Magento Commerce

Magento Commerce series

How to add products to your store in Magento Commerce

This tutorial will show you how to add a product in Magento Commerce, and assumes you’re already logged in to Magento

1) Go to Catalog… then Manage Products

2) Select Add Product

3) Choose the attribute set

4) Choose the product type

5) Click the Continue button

6) Enter a name for your new product

7) Enter a description

8) Enter a short description

9) Type in the SKU

10) Enter the product’s weight

11) Choose the status

12) Select the product’s visibility

13) Choose whether to allow gift messages for this product

14) Go to Prices

15) Enter the price for the product

16) Select the tax class

You have now entered all the required information for a new product

17) Go to Meta Information

This is where you can enter a meta title, keywords, and a description

18) Go to Images

Here, you can upload images for your new product or browse the uploaded files

19) Go to Design

This page allows you to choose a different design to use with this product and set the active dates

20) Now, go to Inventory

The quantity is set to 0 by default. You can type in a new number to use

21) Go to Categories

This page allows you to see which categories this product belongs to

22) Go to Custom Options

This is where you can create more custom options for your product

23) Click Save when you are done

The product was successfully saved! You can view all your products here as well as some of the details about them

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to add a product in Magento Commerce

How to setup special promotions in Magento Commerce

Magento Commerce series

How to setup special promotions in Magento Commerce

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

1) To add a catalog promotion, go to Promotions… and select Catalog Price Rules

This page will show you all of the catalog price rules that have been added

2) To add a new rule, click this button

3) Enter a name for the new rule

4) Choose whether the status of the promotion is active or inactive

5) Hold down the control key and click to select the customer groups that this promotion will apply to

6) You can choose the start and end date of the promotion from the pop-up calendar

7) Click Conditions

8) Click the plus sign to add a condition

9) Choose a condition to add

10) Click the dots to finish the condition

11) Click to search for the product’s SKU

12) Select the correct product

13) Click the checkmark to apply the changes

14) Go to Actions

15) Select what the rule should be applied to

16) Enter the discount amount

17) Click Save Rule

The rule has been saved but not applied

18) Click Apply Rules

The rule has now been applied

19) To add a shopping cart promotion, go to Promotions… and select Shopping Cart Price Rules

This page will show all the shopping cart promotions that have been created

20) To add a new rule, click this button

21) Enter a name for the rule

22) Choose whether the promotion status is active or inactive

23) Hold down the control key and click to select the customer groups this promotion will apply to

24) You can select the start and end dates for this promotion

25) Click Conditions

26) Click the plus sign to add a condition

27) Select a condition from the list

28) Click the dots to complete the condition

29) Type in a value

30) Go to Actions

31) Select what the new rule will apply to

32) Enter the discount amount

33) Click Save Rule

The new rule has been saved and applied

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to setup special promotions in Magento Commerce