Magento Community Edition
Not all businesses are the same. If you own an enterprise or rapidly growing business, then code bloated, one-size-fits-all solutions likely won’t fulfill your business needs. So when you’re launching an online store, your e-commerce software should offer plenty of customizations to give you the flexibility to maximize sales and optimize your operations.
Magento Community lets you customize everything from your website’s design to your storefront’s interface and background processes. This allows you to create an online store that looks and works exactly the way you want it to, while making your life easier by simplifying your e-commerce business.
Magento Community Edition is excellent peice of open source eCommerce software used to power your online store and can be downloaded for free. Developers like myself can modify the core code and add features and functionality with code enhancements or by installing extensions from the Magento Connect marketplace. Care must be taken to not over bloat the code so that the website remains fast even with high traffic, Magento is ment for professional companies and reqires a high performance server.
If your business wants to use Community Edition as your open source eCommerce solution to run your stores you will want to have access of a skilled Magento expert like myself, since Magento does not provide technical support for its software – In the right hands Magento can get your online store up and running at little to no cost.