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What is Magento?
Magento is arguably one of the most powerful and professional e-commerce applications available. Used by over 240,000 websites to sell products online ranging from small home grown shops to major high street retailers. You can visit their website here.
Is Magento Free?
Yes - Magento Community Edition is free. However, there are other versions aimed at top end high street retailers which are available to purchase. Magento started in 2008 as an open-source e-commerce solution (or online shop) designed for selling online. Since then it has grown to be one of the largest feature rich software tools and is still provided free of charge for you to use, either for personal or business use to sell your products online.
What Does Magento do?
Magento is an e-commerce application which comes pre-installed with a ready to go online shop for you to base your own store on with little, or no, technical knowledge. It has an integrated online catalogue to sell your products with a full order flow process to cover from invoicing and payment through to despatch and delivery.
What are the benefits of Magento?
Easy to Install and Upgrade
Just use our Softaculous auto installer and install it in a few clicks. Similarly, upgrades are just as simple and take no technical knowledge to perform.
Sell and Deliver in no time at all
Magento makes it a breeze to create products, upload images, set pricing and inventory then sell online in no time at all. Use special offers, promotions and product bundles or cross sell and up sell right away.
Magento boasts some of the industry leading e-commerce features which are available straight out of the box! Whether it is multi store, multi currency, multiple shipping methods or multiple tax rates you need in your online shop you can set these from within your admin dashboard using the Magento documentation.
Documentation and Support Community
You get all the online documentation you need and with over 240,000 active users you will find all the support and advice you need on their forums. A good place to start is the Magento Documentation or ask your question on the Magento Forums.
Online Shop Design and Features - Magento Marketplace
There are both commercial and FREE Magento themes and extensions covering website layout and design or additional features and functionality for you to choose from. These cover nearly every product you would imagine to showcase and sell online. Checkout the following link for Magento Marketplace.
Search Engine Optimised
Magento is pretty good at SEO straight out of the box guiding you through the steps to improve your SEO with very little or no detailed knowledge and start getting your products for sale moving up the search results in Google.