Tag: Magento

15 Questions about Magento Ecommerce System

I am enlisting 15 questions related to Magento ecommerce system. If you can answer these questions, you can consider yourself as a good beginner in Magento.

To understand Magento you should cover at least following areas :

  • Store Management
  • Product Management
  • Category Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Understanding of product variables
  • Layout and themes
  • Cache Management
  • Backup and Restoration of Backup
  • Extension Overview

1. What is Magento and how it is different from other e-commerce solutions available in the market?
2. How to create new Magento extensions?…

How to integrate Magento and Drupal?

Magento is one of popular and robust e-commerce system which is based on the Zend Framework by Zend. It gives good tools and mechanism to operate your e-commerce websites and even multiple stores on different urls via single admin section.

Drupal is one of the best open source CMS having power of ease of use and lots of available modules which helps to build new functionality for users. It has powerful cck module for managing different meta values of a content entity.…

Why People hate Magento?

Many people hate Magento and hate it upto a level where they really do not want to hear anything in favor of it. Most of them have some valid reasons (based on their personal experiences) and many of them hate it just to hate it.

On this page I am compiling a list of complains against Magento as an e-commerce system. I am not going to counter them or justify Magento in light of these complaints, I am compiling this list so you can take a balanced view before taking any decision in favor of or against Magento.…

How to optimize Magento speed?

I came across this good collection of some good suggestions by Guido Jansen about Magento speed optimization. Most of  suggestion are not exclusive Magento, but totality it is good list to optimize any Magento or PHP based application.  As of he has not finished his target of listing 101 suggestions, but a must read for anyone who wants to optimize Magento speed.

 

http://www.gxjansen.com/101-ways-to-speed-up-your-magento-e-commerce-website/

My Experiments with Open Source CMS and E-commerce Solutions

From now I will write about my experiences with Open Source CMSs/E-commerce Solutions everyday, I have planned to write about my projects and my work in those CMSs as a php developer.

I have planned following CMSs :

1. Joomla
2. WordPress
3. Drupal
4. SugarCRM
5. OsCommerce
6. Magento
7. PHPbb
8. ZenCart

Of course this list will increase everyday,…