Merchant documentation

Welcome to the next generation of the world’s leading digital commerce platform. Adobe Commerce provides online merchants with unparalleled flexibility and control over the look, content, and functionality of their online stores. The Admin features powerful marketing, search engine optimization, and product management tools that give you the power to create sites that are tailored to your unique business needs.

Product editions

Adobe offers two Commerce editions to fit the requirements of your eCommerce business. The information in the user documentation is designed to accommodate business users from either edition, with notations for features and functions that are specific to one edition or an extended feature set.

  • Magento Open Source is a self-hosted eCommerce platform with essential commerce features available free of charge. It offers you a stable and customizable solution for your growing small business or as a tool to prototype new ideas and business models for larger merchants.

  • Adobe Commerce is an enterprise-level eCommerce platform that provides a richer set of out-of-the-box features, with an unlimited ability to customize and seamlessly integrate with third-party providers. Robust and scalable, Adobe Commerce offers you a stable, secure, and customizable solution for your growing business. Adobe Commerce includes one of our cloud infrastructure options as well as 24/7 customer support. It is designed to allow you to sell multiple brands, geographies, currencies as well as to both B2C and B2B buyers from a single platform. For a list of the advanced capabilities included with Adobe Commerce, see Commerce features in our developer documentation.

User guides

Getting Started Getting Started
The “why, where, and how” questions that most merchants have when first learning to use Adobe Commerce or Magento Open Source, as well as resources and reference information. This is a springboard to more advanced topics.
B2B for Adobe Commerce B2B for Adobe Commerce
This feature set is designed to meet the needs of sellers (merchants) whose customers are primarily companies—possibly with complex organizational structures and multiple staff members with various roles and levels of buying permission.
Catalog Management Catalog Management
One of the most important areas in creating and managing your store is the product catalog and categories. The Admin provides a number of tools for the initial setup for your store and product catalog.
Inventory Management Inventory Management
The Inventory Management features enable merchants with a single store to multiple warehouses, stores, pickup locations, drop shippers, and more. Use these features to maintain quantities for sales and handle shipments to complete orders.
Merchandising and Promotions Merchandising and Promotions
Use category-based navigation as the floor plan of the store, and the dynamic presentation of products as conditions that you can apply to product listings. Set up product relationships and use price rules to trigger discounts based on a variety of conditions.
Content and Design Content and Design
Your content defines the pages and elements that customers see when they access your store. Define basic elements for your pages, such as text and images, as well as more advanced elements that provide interactive and dynamic content to enhance the shopping experience.
Page Builder Page Builder
Page Builder makes it easy to create content-rich pages with custom layouts. These features are designed to improve quality, and reduce the time and expense of producing custom pages.
Customer Management Customer Management
As you continue to maintain and expand your store, manage customer accounts and customer groups in the Admin.
Sales and Purchase Experience Sales and Purchase Experience
The cart is positioned at the end of the path to purchase, at the intersection of Buy and Abandon. Set up the point of purchase and the supporting functions that turn shopping cart items into completed orders.
System Administration System Administration
The Admin provides multiple tools for managing your system and optimizing its performance. This includes Admin user account administration, with the associated roles and permissions.
Configuration Reference Configuration Reference
A quick and handy reference that provides field descriptions for every configuration setting in the Admin.

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