Magento – eCommerce platform

Magento is a feature-rich Open Source eCommerce web application.

This software provides online merchants with unprecedented flexibility and control over the look, content and functionality of their eCommerce store.

Magento’s intuitive administration interface features powerful marketing, search engine optimization and catalog-management tools to give merchants the power to create sites that are tailored to their business needs.

Features include:

  • Site Management:
    • Control multiple websites.
    • Multiple currencies.
    • Tax rate management.
    • Templates.
    • Content Management System.
    • Web Services API.
  • Mobile Commerce, iPhone optimized.
  • Marketing Promotions and Tools:
    • Coupons.
    • Promotional pricing.
    • Multi-Tier Pricing.
    • Search Engine Friendly URLs / URL rewrites.
  • Search Engine Optimization:
    • Google Site Map.
    • Full control of URLs.
  • Checkout:
    • SSL security.
    • Shopping Cart.
  • Shipping:
    • Integrate for real-time shipping rates from UPS, UPS XML, FedEx, USPS, and DHL.
    • Functionality such as multiple shipments per order, flat rate shipping per order/item, free shipping.
  • Payment:
    • Website Payments Standard.
    • Website Payments Pro.
    • Website Payments Pro UK.
    • PayPal PayFlow Pro.
    • Google Checkout (Level 2).
    • Checks / Money orders.
    • Purchase orders.
    • Offline payments.
  • Order Management:
    • View, edit, create, and fulfill orders from admin panel.
    • Invoice generation and printing.
    • Call Centre order creation.
    • RSS feed.
  • Customer Service:
    • Feature-rich Customer Accounts.
    • Order History / Tracking.
  • Customer Accounts:
    • Order status and history.
    • Re-orders.
  • Catalog Management:
    • Inventory Management.
    • Batch Import and Export of catalog.
    • Google Base integration.
    • Virtual Products, Downloadable / Digital Products.
  • Catalog Browsing.
  • Product Browsing.
  • Analytics and Reporting:
    • Integrated with Google Analytics.
  • Customer Reviews.
  • Cross-Selling.
  • Customer Tags.
  • Compare Products.
  • Wishlists.
  • Google Base Integration.
  • Google Website Optimizer Integration.
  • International Support.

Support: Products
Developer: Varien
License: Open Software License 3.0

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