Magento e-commerce platform is gaining its popularity. It won 26% of e-commerce platforms’ market in February 2013 comparing to 23% in October 2012. It’s getting more popular for good reasons: it’s open source, and has impressive set of features right out of the box.
But in spite of the fact that Magento possesses rich built-in tool-set, some of the features can be achieved only with the help of external plugins. You can find many free and paid ones on the main Magento marketplace – magentocommerce.com.
Here is a short collection of must have extensions to boost your online business:
One page checkout
To retain those customers who have already reached checkout stage, you might use Magento one page checkout extension by Webtex Software. The add-on is developed according to an e-commerce study and deploys e-com best practices. Moreover deploying the extension will improve your shoppers’ user experience, and increase customers’ loyalty.
Wedding gift registry
If you sell family-friendly goods or home appliances merchandise on your site, Magento wedding registry extension can become a sufficient source of new customers to your site. It enables wedding wish lists on your Magento site. How it works? Newlyweds sign up to your site and create wish lists for their guests. They add goods from your catalogue to the gift registry. The guests can tick goods whey are willing to give.