Before you can begin taking orders on your new Magento website, you need to confirm that you have all the necessary configurations in place.
In your Magento backend, go to System | Configuration | General. Review your settings for the following panels:
- Countries Options: This panel allows you to restrict the countries to which you will sell products. Your store owner may have limitations where they can ship and/or receive payments. The Default Country sets the default for any country selection drop-down menu.
- Locale Options: Use these settings to accommodate the backend users of your Magento store.
- Store Information: The values entered here will be used throughout the Magento stores as defaults for name, telephone number, ...