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Shopify Dashboard : Navigation And Configurations

How to navigate on the Shopify Dashboard

Before I take you through Shopify Dashboard,just to remind you,this is solely follow up of our Print on demand series.

Right at the end of opening your Shopify store, I will take you along a step by step process of how to set up your online store so that after setting up your store you will be ready to start marketing your business and start making your online sales.

Go to the dashboard on your Shopify is advisable to play around with the buttons available to explore the options on your store. Exploring the functions of this button will endear you to the interface.

It’s a simple step, after getting accustomed to the function of the buttons. You will see that making settings and modifications will comes easy because you are already familiar with the functions of the buttons.

Now, let’s start navigating the user dashboard, begin by clicking the top right-hand corner of your dashboard, you will see that it has the name of your Shopify store, you will also find the type of niche you have chosen to sell at that corner.

Shopify Dashboard

Right at the center of the dashboard, you will find the add a product button; the button enables you to add a product you want to sell to your online store.

You will also find the customize store icon; this will enable you to customize your Shopify store to suit your needs. If you want a unique brand, you can buy a domain or subscribe to an exclusive domain.

At the left-hand corner of your screen, you will see your Home button, that’s servers as the home of your store which displays various information, news, notifications and the sales made by your store.

On the dashboard also, you have the Orders button, at the start, the Order button will be blank and empty, but once you start getting sales and order for products.

Shopify Dashboard

On this page, you will be able to view every sale made by your store, the customer’s name, information about the product ordered by the customer, the price paid by the customer etc. All these information can be found in your Order’s tab.

The tab reveals all information about orders, completed order and necessary information.

On the dashboard, you can also find the Products icon. The Product’s icon enables you to view the list of all the inventory made by your Shopify store. With few clicks on the button, while you print on demand, all the products in which you are going to sell will be generated automatically and placed on your Shopify store.

To use the print-on-demand icon, you can read along to show you how to automatically place your product on your store within a few seconds.

As you scroll down, you will see the Customer’s Tab. Right at the customer’s tab icon, you will be able to view a list of all the customers that have visited your online store. You will also be able to view both the customers that have visited your store and sign up and those who did not sign up but made an order for your products.


On this page, there is an analysis icon. That is, an analytics button which is a unique feature of the Shopify store, it that enables you to analyze your overall sales performance, the number of people visiting your store for a certain period.

It also displays the number of repeat customers you are having, the total number of your order can be accessed, the amount in which your average customer is spending on your store can also be analysed.

So, know quite well that Shopify is embedded with a powerful analytical tool.

Below the tab, you could find a discount icon which can enable you to generate a discount code for your customers within seconds, that’s great, isn’t it? You can also see the app store icon, at the app store you can install some apps as plug in, you could find paid apps as well as free apps, as we move along the course, you will learn how to install some print-out demand apps which enables smooth running of your store.

Besides that, you could find the online store, on the online stores, you can manage your theme, customise your theme, manage your domain as well as your navigation menu.

All other stuff with regards to your online store can be managed here. Scroll to the bottom-left; you could find the settings icon.

At the settings menu, you will be able to handle everything concerning your shipping, control the price you will be charging for shipping a particular product.

The basic information about the number of days for the shipping process, you can even customise your checkout process whereby your customers can just navigate through to check out the product they’ve ordered.

One of the first thing to do at the Settings page is to choose your display theme,this is crucial, when you sign up on the Shopify platform, you get access to all these tools in designing your store, you can be allowed to navigate through, use their free themes, or buy a befitting theme this will assist you in building a beautiful and professional Ecommerce store.

In the next module, we will discuss how to navigate through the online store section, choosing the right theme and getting it customised to have a fantastic store. After which you launch yours proceed to market your product, launching your store and start making sales.

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