Ecommerce website means electronic-commerce website. With the expansion of the Internet, the trend of creating ecommerce websites is increasing daily. Although at present it’s not so popular, in the near future, it is easy to guess that everyone who uses the internet will use it. In Europe and America, the demand for creating an ecommerce website is high. Creating a complete ecommerce site by writing custom programming is actually a very daunting task. It involves a variety of tangible and sensitive issues. The hope is that many of the best ecommerce site scripts are available free of charge for open source, with only a few hours’ we can set up an ecommerce site without programming. However, there is a need for programming to change the existing site template and add special features to it. But we can make an eCommerce website for a client within a few days, instead of a few months to create a full-fledged ecommerce site with all the features. Magento is an ecommerce site script. It is made with PHP and MySQL.
See Magento ecommerce website features
If we see around most of the e-commerce sites are based on Magento. In fact, Magento is the largest Open Source platform. Notable among its numerous features –
Product Browsing: There are almost have all of the features that can be used to browse products on a modern website. The image of the product is zoomed in largely. There is also have options combination of multiple images for each product. There are also more product reviews, related products, email information, etc.
Catalogue Management: It contains powerful system management tools for Catalogue Management. Among them one is to export/import the complete catalog together, updating many products from the admin panel together, adding products that can be downloaded. There is also have a media manager where from you resize the image, set link with image and have advanced options.
Site management: All the features for managing an online store efficiently have in Magento. Multiple stores can be managed by the same administration panel. The new version of Magento can be upgraded by just one click. It includes a CMS or content management system, which can make informative pages easily. The site design can be changed to 100 percent by a template.
Analytics and Reports: It has been arranged to monitor various activities related to the site. It is significant that sales reports, tax reports, most sold product reports, stock reports, coupon reports etc. Google Analytics is associated with Magento, so users who are visiting the site are known in detail.
Search Engine Optimization: Magento has been optimized for 100 percent search engines compatible. It includes automatic site mapping, adding meta-information for each product, and so on.
Payment: Almost all major payment gateways like PayPal, Amazon payment, Google checkout, Authorize.net are included with Magento. As well as credit cards, checks and money orders are integrated with it.
Shipping: There are almost all international shipping methods have in Magento to reach product the buyer. These are the real-time shipping costs. These include UPS, UPS XML, FedEx, USPS, DHL etc. There are various advantages such as order tracking, multiple shipping in the same order, flat shipping rate in every order, different shipping rates based on shipping zone, product weight or product number.
Mobile Commerce: With Magento, M-Commerce or Mobile Commerce can be easily launched. That means, when browsing the website on a mobile phone, it automatically recognizes the mobile phone and accordingly makes the layout of the site suitable for mobile. It’s totally responsive.
Apart from Magento have two version. Free and premium. You have to pay $ 2,995 and $ 12,990 for the premium version. Indeed, it was so popular for the free version. There are plenty of tutorials, videos and helpful articles available for learning the Magento, from which a new user can easily become proficient in it. Many popular and famous company like Lenovo, 3M, Samsung using it.
Writer -Zakaria Chowdhury