"Magento is an open-source content management system for e-commerce web sites. "
Magento is an ecommerce platform built on open source technology, which provides online merchants with a flexible shopping cart system, as well as control over the look, content and functionality of their online store.
It uses Zend PHP and MySQL databases, which offers great flexibility through its modular architecture, and is completely scalable, with wide range of control options for easy use.
This eCommerce software provides two distinct platforms, Magento Community Edition and Magento Enterprise Edition.
Modules: Magento users can install modules by downloading them, and uploading them to their server, or applying a module's Extension Key through Magento Connect Manager.
Integration: Magento allows users to integrate several different domain names into one control panel and manage more than one storefront at a time from a single admin panel.
Themes: There is a basic theme which sets up an ecommerce website, and users may install additional themes to change the display of the website or its functionality.
Magento Community (CE): Free to download and use, small-medium size businesses
Magento Enterprise (EE): $18,000 per year
Main users of Magento are online merchants.
It is used for building ecommerce platforms.
Magento is a cross-platform computer software.
It is commonly used in tandem with Redis, Memcached, and Apache Solr.
It integrates with many services like: Wordpress, Hubspot, MailChimp, Drupal etc.
It offers APIs.
Magento allows users to integrate several different domain names into one control panel and manage more than one storefront at a time from a single admin panel.
They offer help and support, documentation, forms, training, courses, and consulting services.