Magento hosting Vietnam has been popular for a long time. It is known as an open source e-commerce platform that is created in PHP.
What is Magento?
Magento is an open source ecommerce that is used to create website. It was launched on March 31, 2008. Magento was developed by Varien along with other the developers in the open-source-code community. However it belongs to Magento Inc. Actually Magento is built on Zend Framework platform and it uses EAV – entity-attribute-value to store data. Magento Community Edition (or Magento CE) is a free available version of Magento.
Varien, which owns Magento, previously worked with osCommerce. Firstly, Varien expected to develop a new branch of osCommerce (a form of development as ZenCart), but finally Varien decided to develop a completely new platform named Magento. Magento officially started to develop in the early 2007. Seven months later, on August 31, 2007, a first public beta version was released. On May 30, 2010, Magento mobile phones version has been released. This version is known as the separate software that can be installed directly on the mobile device. Buyers can use this software to buy online instead of on the website. Magento hosting unlimited Vietnam service has also been popular for a long time.
- In February 2011, eBay announced to invest in Magento in the period of 2010 and possess 49% stocks of this company.
- In June, 2011 eBay owns 100% capital of Magento.
- Magento’s CEO and co-founder Roy Rubin wrote in the Magento blog that “Magento will continue to operate in Los Angeles, with its leaders, Yoav Kutner and me.”
- Yoav Kutner leave Magento in April 2012
Statistics of website using Magento
Magento source code was widely used by online retailers with about 150,000 websites. It is basic of the small e-commerce site to the big sites of multinational enterprises such as Harvey Nichols and Samsung.
On February 2, 2012 Magento reached 4,000,000 downloads.
Magento is released three different versions for the customer that includes:
- Magento Comunity Edition – free Magento
- Magento Go – monthly paid Magento Edition for web hosting unlimited Vietnam.
- Magento Enterprise – professional Magento integrated the powerful features for the big ecommerce website.
Recently Magento versions are supported to install in simple ways. Magento usually released two different installation versions that are Full Release and Downloader. Downloader version is a simplified version. In the installation process, the program will automatically connect to the data store of Magento to download the main features.
Magento from recent versions support the installation is quite simple. Magento usually released two different versions installed as Full Release and Downloader. Downloader version is a simplified version, but the installation process, the program will automatically connect to the data store of Magento to download the key features of Magento.
Connect Magento Magento is the name of its extension application stores.
In previous versions (<1.5), Magento Connect was named as version 1.0. The application developed on this standard was complex and commonly got more errors. After upgrading to version 2.0, the installation of extension applications become easier.
Magento administrators often install through the SSH protocol. This makes the installation quick and stable than using Admin Dashboard panel.