Magento is a leading innovative e-Commerce platform with robust, flexible merchant tools; and integration capability with Amazon, eBay, and Rakuten
The platform comes in two variants: Magento Open Source (formerly Community Edition) and Magento Commerce for enterprise-level businesses with standby web developers.
The Magento marketplace boasts a strong portfolio of extensions, themes, modules, and technology & solution partners.
Who uses Magento?
Due to Magento’s vanguard retail management system, merchants running their online stores on this software are diverse and (mostly) top-level retailers, brands, and branded manufacturers.
- Flexible and Open Source Software
- An Army of Innovators
- The Most Customizable eCommerce Platform
- Expert Implementation Partners
- Boost Online Selling, Shrink Costs
- Industry-Leading Cloud Solutions
- Largest commerce marketplace for extensions
- Supported by a vast global network of solution & technology partners and by a highly active global community of more than 150,000 developers
- Backed by Permira, a global investment firm
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Magento is currently running v2.2.
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Websites using Magento
There are 237,900+ live websites that are using Magento, and 5,900+ have Australian website domains. (source: BuiltWith.com)
Here are some Magento-built online stores in the Asia Pacific:
- Canon Australia (store.canon.com.au)
- API – Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (api.net.au)
- Nestle’s NCare (ncare.net.au)
- Kennards Hire (kennards.com.au)
- RAG – Retail Apparel Group (retailapparelgroup.com)
- Linux (Linux x86-64) distributions such as RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, and so on
- Upgrading the Magento applications and extensions can require up to 2GB of RAM. If a system is less than 2GB of RAM, create a swap file
- Composer is required for developers who wish to contribute to the Magento 2 codebase or anyone who wishes to develop Magento extensions
- Apache 2.2 or 2.4
- In addition, the apache
mod_rewritemodule must be enabled.
mod_rewriteenables the server to perform URL rewriting. For more information, see Apache documentation.
- In addition, the apache
- nginx 1.8 (or latest mainline version)
- MySQL 5.6
- Magento application version 2.1.2 and later are compatible with MySQL 5.7.
- MariaDB and Percona are compatible with Magento
- PHP required extensions:
- PHP configuration settings, such as
memory_limit, is recommended to avoid common problems when using Magento. For more information, see Required PHP settings.
- Verify if PHP OPcache is enabled for performance reasons
- A valid security certificate is required for HTTPS.
- Self-signed SSL certificates are not supported.
- Transport Layer Security (TLS) requirement: PayPal and
repo.magento.comboth require TLS 1.1 or later
- Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) or an SMTP server
- RabbitMQ will be used to publish messages to queue and to define the consumers that receive the messages asynchronously.
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Getting started with Magento
Are you eyeing this e-Commerce engine? Install Magento on Hosting Cloud via the One Click Application Installer.
You can also download the app at Magento’s official website. Use the installation tutorial as your guide.
Category: e-Commerce / CMS
Initial release: 2008
Dev/s: Magento Inc.
License: OSL v3, AFL v3