How to edit the default welcome message in magento

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How to edit the default welcome message in magento
Edit the welcome message. (Hemera Technologies/ Images)

Editing the default welcome message in Magento Commerce is very helpful to get a message across. Magento site owners use this to show their customers a marketing message like "Free Shipping over £32" or "International Orders Welcome." Changes to the default welcome message display on your home page, categories, product pages and at checkout. If a site is multilingual, write changes to the message in different languages.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • Access to Admin Panel

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  1. 1

    Go to your Magento Admin Panel and hover over "System" and select "Configuration" in the drop down menu.

  2. 2

    Select the store you want this to apply to under "Current Configuration Scope."

  3. 3

    Go to "Design" and select "Header."

  4. 4

    Change the "Welcome Text" to your updated message and click "Save Config."

  5. 5

    Go back to your website and refresh the page.

Tips and warnings

  • If you have a Magento Website with multiple store views, change the Default Welcome Message for all stores in step 2. Alternatively, if you want the message to disappear, leave the box blank in step 4.

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