What is Magento?

Posted on Dec 20 2010

Magento is a very powerful and fast growing ecommerce script, created by Varien. It is an open-source platform using Zend PHP and MySQL databases. Magento offers great flexibility through its modular architecture, is completely scalable and has a wide range of control options that its users appreciate.

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Magento Requirements

Posted on Dec 18 2010

In order to be able to install and run Magento without issues on the magento hosting provider of your choice, there are some system requirements you should consider. Please make sure to check if your future host meets these requirements before buying a hosting account with it! You can also take a look at our selection of tested Magento hosting providers.
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Magento Installation

Posted on Dec 17 2010

Some web hosts provide professional Magento installation as paid or free additional service to their magento hosting package, or have Auto-Installers in their Control Panels. If your web hosts does not provide any of these options, or you want to install Magento manually in order to customize its settings, please read the following short manual.

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Magento Themes

Posted on Dec 16 2010

Many providers offer free or paid Magento themes. If you are looking for free templates, you can visit the Official Magento themes collection. For more professional looking paid templates you might wanna check the website of Algozone. If you want to know how to install Magento theme check these instructions…
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Magento Products

Posted on Dec 15 2010

In Magento you can add products to your store manually one by one, or many products at once.
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Magento Extensions

Posted on Dec 14 2010

Your Magento store can be easily customized according to your needs by simply installing Magento extensions or modules. You only have to go to your administration area and access Magento Connect. The Magento modules available there are core modules, community modules and commercial modules, and are all approved by the Magento team members.

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Magento and PCI Compliance

Posted on Dec 13 2010

If you sell products online you will have to deal with the credit card data of your customers. PCI compliance is related to the storage of this data and its security. It is a standard set by credit card companies in order to prevent or at least reduce credit card fraud in the industry. To comply with this standard can be very costly and time consuming. Not to comply with it can lead to fines in case of stollen credit cards’ data.
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Magento Books

Posted on Dec 12 2010

Check out this page for more information on the latest books about Magento!
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