by Kamya Oberoi
Posted on 10/19/16 11:28 AM
Though it’s new and hard to grasp, but once you get a hang of it, you’ll find yourself difficult to return……to systems that are less powerful.
So far, I’ve introduced you to the CMS i.e. WordPress & Joomla. Both serves the same purpose in different ways. Well, the one which we’ll be taking up today in just another CMS, yet much popular and demanding. It’s Magento!
So, What is Magento all about? Magento is an open source shopping cart software. It offers companies the utmost eCommerce solutions and wide support network. It’s simple, quick and versatile to use. Originally created by Varien Inc. headquartered in California U.S., 8 years ago, its stable version(2.1.0) was released on 20 July 2016. For more information, please visit their official site https://magento.com/.
What is E-commerce?
E-commerce simply means, electronic commerce. This type of business involves purchasing or selling of goods and services through the Internet. Here we can sell physical products and services, where the payment is made online.
It was introduced in the year 1960. It basically involves four types of categories – Business to business, business to consumer, consumer to consumer, and consumer to business. Need more information? Make a visit to E-commerce Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-commerce.
People love this world’s #1 commerce platform as it allows flexibility, innovation, and better buying experience. You sell more and save more through Magento.
Magento is an eCommerce software. It is elegant, versatile, and user-friendly. It is also compatible with smartphones, mobiles, and tablets. It has built-in Seo optimisation. Also, it provides multiple payment options, which allows every purchaser to make payments in their preferred ways.
Pros and cons go side by side. Magento does put forward some disadvantages. Magento requires proper hosting environment, otherwise, the user may face some problems. It is slow, takes a long time to build the custom functionality, as well as uses larger memory and disk space.
Magento features relate with the advantages it offers to its users. It provides different payment options, enables product shipping to multiple addresses, orders can be managed easily through the admin panel, supports multiples currencies and languages, filters products, makes our browsing experience easier.
How to start your online store with Magento?
Here are five easy-to-use steps, to get started with the amazing journey of Magento –
! Pick a Domain name
! Choose your desired hosting & install Magento
! Choose a template. Customise it as needed
! Time to list out your products
! Choosing the payment options
For more information on How-to-install-Magento, How-to-make-template, Store-setup, Order-processing, Optimization, and more, Kindly visit these sites:
Hope you have got some idea of What Magento is all about? Post your comments and queries. I’m here to listen you. ta-ra:)
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