Magento was founded in 2001 as an open source Ecommerce platform and still maintains its integrity as open source software. Magento is believed to be one of the fastest growing ecommerce platforms in the world with more than 60,000 merchants already using it and counting.
Magento is ideal for businesses that already have an online presence and want to grow the online business faster.
Magento has many great features; it comes in 3 different offerings which are community, professional and enterprise. The community level is free of charge to download yet offers vast variety of basic and advanced features which many commercial platforms fail to provide.
Highly Scalable – Magento offers a highly scalable platform which can support unlimited amount of products and categories, also many thousands of add on modules offers solutions of future development.
Free – Community version is free of charge and comes with many standard and advance features , since its 100% open source it allows developers to download the code base and make relevant changes to suit your individual needs.
Payment Gateway Integrations – Magento offers integration with most known payment gateway providers, including Sage Pay, ePay, 2CO, PayPal, Google Checkout, Pay Point, Barclays ePDQ , Money Bookers.
Shipping Integration – Magento can be integrated for real time shipping rates with UPS, DHL, and FedEx. It also provides functionality for shipping to multiple shipping addresses in the same order, onsite tracking, flat rate shipping and Free Shipping Options.
Analytics and Reporting – Magento gives the users in-depth statistics of all sales activities such as complete sales reports, tax reports and Abandoned Shopping Cart Report. It can also be integrated with Google analytics.
Customer Services – Magento offers a rich customer experience which includes feature rich customer accounts, customised order emails, ability for the admin to create customised orders, order tracking using customer account.
Search Engine Optimisation - Magento is built from ground to support SEO, it has many features that allows it to be a great SEO friendly platform such as auto generated SEF URL’s, site maps , meta information for products and categories and auto generated popular search term pages - just to name few.
If you would like to know how One Creations can help you build your Ecommerce store using Magento or if you are thinking of migrating your existing Ecommerce website to Magento, why not give us a call on 01992446622or email us at email@example.com