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In WooCommerce Home you can stay on top of your store performance, get useful tips and insights to grow your business, and quickly access some of the most important areas to manage your store.




The Inbox area is dedicated to informational content coming from multiple sources such as the WooCommerce core plugin, WooCommerce.com Subscription management, extensions activity, and store achievements. It also displays insightful content that could help with the day to day tasks of managing and optimizing a store. You can also access the Inbox in other pages, through the Activity Panel.

In the inbox panel we might display contextual messages about extensions available in our marketplace that can be useful for your business. If you don’t want to receive those suggestions, you can opt-out on WooCommerce > Settings > Advanced > WooCommerce.com > Marketplace suggestions

Stats Overview

In this area you can have a quick overview of the most important performance indicators of your store. Each performance indicator will display a label informing you of the statistic that is being presented, the value of that statistic for the date range selected and a percentage change over the prior period. At the top of this area you can easily switch between three predefined date ranges: today, week to date and month to date. From here you can view associated charts and tabular data for deeper analysis.

Using the customization menu in the top right corner of the section, you can toggle the display of the following default performance indicators:

Indicator name Description Links to (report name > chart name)
Total Sales Gross Sales – Returns – Coupons + Taxes + Shipping Revenue Report > Total Sales
Net Sales Gross Sales – Returns – Coupons Revenue Report > Net Sales
Orders The number of new orders placed for a selected date range Orders Report > Orders
Items Sold The discrete number of items sold Products Report > Items Sold
Visitors* The number of visitors. Counted when we see a user/browser in a given period Jetpack > Site Stats
Views* The number of page views. Counted when a visitor loads or reloads a page. Jetpack > Site Stats

*- the aforementioned stats are only displayed if you have Jetpack installed and connected.

If you want to have a complete overview of your store performance, you can click on “View detailed stats” to access the Analytics main dashboard.

Store Management

In the Store Management area you can quickly access some of the most important areas in your store:

Market my store: access the Marketing page

Add products: access Products > Add New

Personalize my store: access the Shop page opened in the editor

Shipping settings: access WooCommerce > Settings > Shipping

Tax settings: access WooCommerce > Settings > Tax

Payment settings: access WooCommerce > Settings > Payments

Edit store details: access WooCommerce > Settings > General

View my store: access the store frontend 

Store Setup Checklist

If you’re a brand new user, we’ll display in the home screen a list of the most important tasks that you need to complete to get your store up and running. Those tasks aim to guide you through these steps and finish the store setup as quickly and efficiently as possible. If you want to learn more about each task, please visit our Setup Wizard documentation

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