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Creating a New Account

There are two ways to create an account: 1) using the Account Management widget and 2) through the Control Panel. Access to the Control Panel is typically restricted to those with administrative permissions for the store or installation.

Using the Account Management Widget

  1. Click the left Navigation MenuAccount Management.

  2. Click the Add Account button.

    Add Account Button

  3. Enter the following:

    • Account Name: South Bay Auto Parts Distributors

    • Administrator’s Email: (Enter a valid email address or select from an existing one.)

    Creating a New Account with the Widget

  4. Click Create Account.

The new account has been created.

Using the Control Panel

Users who have administrative permissions for the store or installation may create and update account information in the Control Panel.

  1. Navigate to the Global menu → Control Panel.

  2. Click Accounts.

    Navigate to Accounts in the Control Panel.

  3. Click the (Add icon) button.

  4. Enter the following:

    • Name: your company name (Acme International)

    • Email: your company email (Acme1@acme.org)

    • Type: Business

    • VAT Number: your VAT number*

    Creating a New Account in the Control Panel

  5. Click Save.

Liferay Commerce 2.1 and Below

Users who have administrative permissions for the store or installation may create and update account information in the Control Panel.

  1. Navigate to the Control PanelUsersAccounts.

  2. Click the (Add icon) button to add a new account.

  3. Enter the following:

    • Name: your company name (Acme International)

    • Email: your company email (Acme1@acme.org)

    • Type: Business

    • VAT Number: your VAT number*

    Creating a New Account in the Control Panel

  4. Click Save.

The new account has been created using the Control Panel. Click Addresses to update the account’s addresses. For more information, see the Adding Addresses to an Account article.