Internet since its inception surprises us at every stage and slowly it has become part of our day-to-day life. Penetration of the internet now has global value and stands for an important role. Now as the day passed we will have more impact of data and more surprises with the introduction of AI and machine learning. Post-pandemic the market for online selling has risen to 850% compared to 2019. The companies have turned the pandemic into an opportunity and started selling products online increasing more number of sales at low production costs.
Now where there is internet there is strong technology backup behind it. Same with the online selling market we can say, there are almost 30+ technologies or languages or tools we can say used for developing eCommerce websites. Out of 65% of the market, shares are acquired with Magento owned by Adobe, and turned out to be a market leader. Magento web development and Magento store development are some of the common and popular terms used by developers who have expertise in this domain. The basic needs for anyone who wants to pursue a career in Magento are knowledge of PHP and basic HMTL. Magento is an open-source platform providing an end-to-end solution for setting up and running a successful online business. Small, medium, and enterprise-level of companies use it and have got fruitful results from it.
At WEDOWEBAPPS we have a well-defined team of developers who have expertise with custom Magento web development and have a certified level of exposure working on more than 80+ stores and online businesses helping 100+ clients across the globe. The main key area or structure for starting an online eCommerce business is:
- Store setup
- Product Listing
- Product detail
- Cart page
- Checkout page
- Payment integration
The Magento platform is such versatile that it supports more than 50+ payment gateways from which customers can choose the one which provides good transactional rates. The structure of the platform is categorized so nicely and in a proper manner that a professional developer who knows the platform can easily able to set up the store in a couple of days. There are many predefined templates/themes available for various domains to choose from. Also, the Magento library has many Magento custom modules in their storefronts available for free and paid uploaded by different developers across the world.
After a successful run of version 1, Magento web development released version 2 as part of their major upgrade program last year and has insisted all businesses switch to the latest version for Magento development services with better performance and better growth. Having said that businesses who are currently running their stores on version 1 won’t be impacted or will have any issues with their sales or performance. The only thing they will lack is the support and updates from Magento in the future run as such Magento development company has decided to stop the support of version 1 and is now focusing only and only on their new latest upgraded version. Those businesses who are planning to switch to the latest version can contact our team which has a high skill set and exposure migrating from version 1 to 2. The entire process of migration is seamless if given to professionals. Our team does a thorough analysis of the site, backend, code structure, theme, database, etc evaluating every detail to make sure that the process is a stress-free and easy fix. Entire customer data including customer details, orders, products, product descriptions, content, and order history needed to be migrated on the new setup. In case there is any custom module development on version 1 then we need to again develop the same thing for the new version as well to make sure that the functionality works well like before.
Benefits of migration:
There are numerous advantages of the latest version over the older version in terms of productivity, performance, and mobility. Magento 2 version offers a great shopping experience to their customers.
The new version provides an extension to multiple databases for different information to form fewer clusters and get quick responses.
Advanced SEO Suite
The new version adopts an updated SEO suite plugin with enhanced features to enable and boost sales and potential leads for the platform. This plugin has inbuilt meta templates which create meta for different categories and product page elements across the site. It also allows the automatic creation of XML sitemap and store indenting which in return improve better search engine rankings.
Improved Catalog Browsing
Magento 2 has Elasticsearch as the default option for search engines in the enterprise edition which provides easiness to a customer who searches for products more quickly across the store. Options like auto-complete and returning accurate results are some of the key benefits of the search.
This is newly introduced a feature where merchants can send automated emails to customers based on their shopping activities. It’s a kind of AI based on features we can say. Different email reminders can be set based on different events and merchants have full control over the offers and discounts set to each batch.
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In version 1 there were limitations for having a single admin the latest version has overcome providing multiple logins where multiple admins can be created for each admin and can monitor sales and online products individually.
Improved mobile shopping
Due to the increase in mobile users, the no. of shoppers increases too as such user finds it handier to browse and shop online from their smartphone and tablets. With a mobile-friendly template, the website performs more scalable on a small device to give the user a rich experience.
We do offer high-end solutions and development with Magento store development and customization for your business and offer high value and return to your business turning your store to be a profitable venture in the future run with setting neat and clean code with pre-SEO enabled features and enhancements which help you to boost your online presence and ranking in search results when you get to launch your store online.