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Managing Front Ends

In this blog post, we'll take you through the comprehensive process of managing front ends within your website's admin area, ensuring you have the flexibility and control needed for a successful online presence.

Steps to Manage Front Ends:

  1. Access the Admin Area:
    • Log in to your website's admin area, your central hub for configuring various elements of your online store.
  2. Navigate to Sales Channels:
    • Click on "Sales Channels" and then select the specific tab for the type of front end you want to manage (Physical, Virtual, or Marketplaces).
  3. Add or Toggle Front Ends:
    • Add a new sales channel by clicking the corresponding button.
    • Switch on/off the status of existing front ends with the Status switch.
  4. Customize Display Order:
    • Use the drag and drop function to change the display order of sales channels for improved visibility.
  5. Efficient Searching:
    • Utilize the Quick search feature to easily find sales channels by name and URL.
  6. Detailed Front End Configuration:
    • Edit a selected front end to:
      • View/update information in various sections.
      • Assign categories and products.
      • Configure settings.
      • Copy existing channels.
      • Choose themes and configure localization.
      • Set up working timetables.
      • Enable watermarks for added security.




7. Assign Categories/Products in Bulk:

  • Assign multiple products and categories to a specific front end using the bulk assignment feature.


8. Configuration Options:

Click on the Configuration button on the sales channels listing page to configure various options by choosing option groups and editing/deleting options as needed.






9. Duplicate Front Ends:

  • Copy an existing sales channel with a single click using the Copy button.


10. Assigning Theme to Sales Channel:

Click on the Choose theme button to assign a new theme to a certain sales channel, and check the previously assigned theme. See also:  Assigning_Theme_to_Sales_Channel_and_Deleting_Sales_Channel 





11. Configure Localization and Working Timetables:

  • Set languages, currencies, date/time formats, location services, and access restrictions.


  • Configure working timetables, including opening hours, postal cut-off times, and holidays.






 12. Watermark Setup:

  • Click on the Setup watermark button to enable and set up watermarks for images to enhance security.
  • Select image size (big, medium or small) and upload image(s) from the gallery. 


After setting up a front end, leverage it to assign different options efficiently. For more in-depth details, refer to the user guide on managing front ends here.

Effectively managing front ends empowers you to create a more responsive and customer-centric store. Thanks for reading and happy managing!

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