What is Magento?

"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.

Magento scored 93/100 (No. 1 in eCommerce Solutions) in the eCommerce Solutions category. This is based on user satisfaction (95/100), press buzz (65/100), recent user trends (rising), and other relevant information on Magento gathered from around the web.

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Magento Product Overview

  • 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.

Languages: English

Magento Features

  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • A/B Testing
  • API
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Contact Management
  • Conversion Tracking
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • File Sharing
  • File Transfer
  • Forecasting
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Keyword Tracking
  • Marketing Automation
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Payment Processor
  • Scheduling
  • Supplier Management
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Product Catalog
  • Order management
  • BitCoin
  • PayPal
  • Stripe
  • SAP Integration

Magento Pricing Plans

Other pricing information:

Magento Community (CE): Free to download and use, small-medium size businesses
Magento Enterprise (EE): $18,000 per year

Credit card required: No

Magento FAQs

Who are the main user groups of Magento?

Main users of Magento are online merchants.

What is Magento generally used for?

It is used for building ecommerce platforms.

What platforms does Magento support?

Magento is a cross-platform computer software.

What are some applications Magento is commonly used in tandem with?

It is commonly used in tandem with Redis, Memcached, and Apache Solr.

Does Magento integrate with any other apps?

It integrates with many services like: Wordpress, Hubspot, MailChimp, Drupal etc.

Does Magento offer an API?

It offers APIs.

Does Magento offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?

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.

Does Magento offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?

They offer help and support, documentation, forms, training, courses, and consulting services.

Magento User Reviews

Average User Rating:
4.74/5 based on 17 user ratings.
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The best choice for large stores

// IT Manager at Deluxe

What do you like about Magento?

It is an amazingly complex software, it can do and achieve great performance from custom process to easy A/B testing, one ofthe leaders in it's field is a great tools for building at a great pace. Can withstand great volumes of traffic and still have a great speed.

What do you dislike about Magento?

The pricing is on match, with thebasics starting at over 1500 pounds, but it delivers on its promises and then some.

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