Shopify admin overview

Depending on the device you're using, you can do different things in your admin. If you log in to your Shopify admin from a browser, then you can manage all aspects of your store. If you log in to the Shopify app from your phone, then you can view your store's recent activity, update your store's catalog, and manage your orders.

The Shopify admin

When you log in to your Shopify admin, the first thing that you see is the Home page:

Shopify Home page

Shopify Home shows information about daily tasks, your store’s recent activity, and the next steps you can take to build your business.

You can access the different sections of the Shopify admin by using the sidebar. Sections of the Shopify admin include:

You can use the search bar to find products, pages, or other information within your Shopify admin.

Shopify Home

The Home page shows key information about your store's recent activity, the next steps you need to take with your orders, and tips for building your business.

Today's store activity

Shopify Home shows your store's most recent visitor activity. Your store activity is recorded according to your store's local timezone:

  • Today's orders shows the total number of orders made on your Shopify store on any given day.

  • Today's visits shows the total number of visits to your Shopify store on any given day. You will only see this card if you have an online store.

  • Visitors live right now shows the number of visitors who have been active on your online store in the past 5 minutes. You will only see this card if you have an online store.

For more detailed information about your store's visitors, you can view your store's acquisition reports.

Metrics

The Home metrics section displays a sales summary for your overall business, and specific sales and engagement data for your active sales channels. You can view sales data for your different sales channels from Today, Yesterday, This week, and This month by using the dropdown menus.

If you want a closer look at your store's sales and engagement data, then open the Overview dashboard.

Activity feed

The Activity feed in the Home metrics section shows an overview of the activity on your account. Click View all recent activity to see a longer feed of recent activity on your account.

Notifications

Shopify Home shows notifications about your Shopify business that are based on your account status, growth, and recent customer activity.

Notifications make it easy to see what next steps you need to take, such as capturing payment, marking an order as fulfilled, or archiving an order that is complete.

Cards

Cards are blocks of information that change regularly to help you run your business smoothly. Shopify Home displays cards based on your store's recent activity and what you've been doing in Shopify. Among other things, you'll receive:

  • updates on new Shopify features
  • advice on how to get the most out of Shopify
  • recommended reading on how to grow your business.

Action menu

You can dismiss and provide feedback about Home cards:

Actions on home cards

Click Dismiss to hide a card until the information becomes relevant again.

Click Send Feedback to leave feedback about a card. Shopify uses this information to improve future Home cards.

The Shopify Home screen

The first screen that you see when you log in to the Shopify app is the Home screen:

The Shopify Home screen is a landing page that shows key information about your store’s recent activity, the next steps you need to take with your orders, and tips on how to build your business.

Sales summary

At the top of the Home screen is a graph that shows today's sales. You can swipe the graph left to see the number of visitors that your online store has had today. Use the buttons above the graph to see data from yesterday, the past week, or the past month.

Notifications of next steps

The Home screen shows notifications of which open orders might need your attention:

Notifications make it easy to see what next steps you need to take, such as capturing payment, marking an order as fulfilled, or archiving an order that is complete.

Cards

Shopify Home Feed displays cards based on your store's recent activity and what you've been doing in Shopify:

Cards are blocks of information that change regularly to help you run your business smoothly. You'll receive:

  • updates on new Shopify features
  • advice on how to get the most out of Shopify
  • recommended reading on how to grow your business.

The Shopify Home screen

The first screen that you see when you log in to the Shopify app is the Home screen:

The Shopify Home screen is a landing page that shows key information about your store’s recent activity, the next steps you need to take with your orders, and tips on how to build your business.

Sales summary

At the top of the Home screen is a graph that shows today's sales. You can swipe the graph left to see the number of visitors that your online store has had today. Use the buttons above the graph to see data from yesterday, the past week, or the past month.

Notifications of next steps

The Home screen shows notifications of which open orders might need your attention:

This makes it easy to see what next steps you need to take, such as capturing payment, marking an order as fulfilled, or archiving an order that is complete.

Cards

Shopify Home Feed displays cards based on your store's recent activity and what you've been doing in Shopify:

Cards are blocks of information that change regularly to help you run your business smoothly. You'll receive:

  • updates on new Shopify features
  • advice on how to get the most out of Shopify
  • recommended reading on how to grow your business.

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