Quick Start Guide for MAC
The MAC version of Store Manager for Magento is now available in the alpha released version and you can upload and test it on your side.
Please take into account, this build is still under development and some sections are not available to use yet.
Therefore, we recommend to use this version only on the test stores!
After installing the program on your MacBook, you should be able to see the launch icon on the desktop:
Currently, this version works without registration in a test mode. Next versions will require to fill the registration form.
Connecting to a Store Database
When installation and registration is completed, you should connect to the database or databases of your store(stores), which you will be working with.
If the proper connection is not configured yet, you are able to perform the following action with the Connection Wizard.
The following message will appear upon the first start-up of Store Manager:
In this case, click [Open Connection Wizard] that will offer you to setup connection to your live store data. If you want to play around and not to apply changes to your real store, click [Cancel] and you will be taken to default products with sample data in Store Manager Application.
In addition, use the Connection Wizard tool if the Sample Database has some issue with connecting and you got the following warning message:
Beware, the alpha released version of Magento Store Manager for MAC is available for Windows users as well and the screens of the same stages represented in this instruction may have some differences depending on Operation System you are currently using:
- Magento Store Manager for Windows users - Connections List section
- Magento Store Manager for MAC users - Connections List section
We strongly recommended you to make the backup of your store database before using /testing the installed program!
You can find an option for backup/restore in Settings/>Preferences -> Connections list sector within each connection's drop-down menu:
Or in the Products page of Store Manager in the top toolbar: