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What You Should Know About The Magento Development


Magento needs no introduction especially to the people engaged in e-commerce services. It is an open source platform that is written in PHP and serves the e-commerce platform best. You may be surprised to know that according to a research of Aheadworks in May 2015, Magento holds close to 30{0ed8015fb4120874bcd05416ca6ca4c0b4893b5e3c39464f8f46776ddfd4501d} market share in e-commerce development services among the topmost 30 influential e-commerce platforms around the world though the very first version of Magento came to the market in March 2008 only.

However, the burgeoning success of Magento development services lies with the unique features of Magento befitting the needs of the e-commerce sites such as the control over the functional aspects of an e-commerce site alongside the flexible shopping cart, content, and the look to name a few here. Irrespective of its size, a business can benefit from Magento. In other words, Magento provides an umbrella solution for every business around the world.

Key areas of Magento development:

  • Multiple platforms befitting industry needs: Magento offers various platforms fulfilling individual business requirements such as the Magento Community Edition, Magento Enterprise Edition, and Magento Enterprise Cloud Edition.
  • Update: Magento keeps updating its versions that usher to an improved performance of the websites. Magento 2, for instance, was released in July 2015 with a bucket of improved features like the architecture and the tools for developers with an admin panel that are construed as the real boon for the businesses.
  • Custom application: Magento is a very robust system with the flexibility of customising applications bespoke to the individual needs. For instance, you can see products in batches say 5, 25, or 50 on a Magento site. But, this capacity can be improve improved, say up to 2000 products as well and to implement this, a business would need to hire a Magento certified expert having hands-on experience and expertise on Magento development
  • Pro SEO: Today, SEO for websites is a must especially with the ever growing competition in the virtual world of business. You will be happy to know that ‘Magento SEO’ has optimised e-commerce development. It has a prolific landing page, page traffic, page indexing, and content, for instance, that work in tandem with the SEO guidelines for the optimal performance of the e-commerce sites.
  • Open source: Since Magento is an open source platform, it keeps evolving fast with the time. Having said that, we mean the platform keeps passing through changes befitting greater interests of the business.
  • Developer-friendly: With an increase in buying and selling activities, a business may need to additional features. Experts find Magento easy to handle in many aspects such as content upgrade and page addition among others. ¬†

However, Magento isn’t a magic wand. It too has some constraints as found with some of the outdated web stores. For instance, in October 2016, nearly 4000 web stores were vulnerable to security threats as observed by a security expert. In short, take the Magento development services for a comprehensive benefit of your business and keep updating your site with the latest Magento releases.