According to Builtwith.com, “We know of 287,466 live websites using Magento Platform” eCommerce platform. There are plenty of benefits of having eCommerce Website, if you are running business. We wrote article about Major benefits of having eCommerce website. Okay, got it. We use Magento Platform as a eCommerce solution, Well there are plenty of other eCommerce platforms out there, i.e. WooCommerce(For WordPress base shop), Shopify, BigCommerce. But we recommend to go with Magento for eCommerce website, and here is Why we are thinking. Merchants love it because of the wast number of features it provides out of the box, Developers love it because of its modularity, as then can (almost) do anything client asks them.
But Let us put list of features it offers :
- Magento is a leading choice for online shopping sites, powering 34% of the Alexa 1 Million Top Sites.
- SEO Prioritization, Search engine friendly URL’s, Google Site Map, Meta-information for products, categories and content pages, etc. The development team behind Magento certainly knew about the importance of search engine optimization (SEO) because It comes bundled with some great SEO tools included.
- Multi-site, Single Install, Want to run four shops with the same product? Want to use different currencies on each one? Want to keep stock in sync across all of them? And want to do that without needing to build and maintain four different codebases? No problem, Magento does that out of the box.
Magento Platform is continuously evolving, Current major release is Magento 2.1 which has tremendous upgrade of all time for Magento, We will write up all major features of Magento 2 version in future posts.