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  • 1.Magento Ecommerce By Komal Arora

2. What is Magento? Magento is an open source eCommerce solution.It comes with a variety of tools, necessarily for building a successful online shop.Magento offers a lot of built-in capabilities, such as promo pricing and coupon codes, detailed statistics, and SEO options. 3. Manual Installation of Magento Step 1:Download the latest stable Magento package from: . Step 2:Upload the package on your hosting account through your cPanel -> File Manager or using an FTP client. Step 3:Create a MySQL database and assign a user to it. 4. 5. Step 4: Choose the preferred Time Zone, Locale and Currency: 6. Step 6: Enter the database details: Database Name, User Name and User Password. Click on the check box next to "Skip Base URL validation before next step". 7. Step 7: Enter the personal information and the admin login details which you want to use. You can leave the Encryption Key field empty and the script will generate one for you. 8. Step 8: Write down your encryption key; it will be used by Magento to encrypt passwords, credit cards and other confidential information. 9. Magento main features include: *Analytics and Reporting- the script is integrated with Google Analytics and offers many different reports. *Product Browsing- multiple images for products, options for extensive reviews, wishlists and much more. *Catalog Browsing- easy navigation, advanced product filtering system, product comparison. *Catalog Management- inventory management, batch import and export of products, different tax rates per location, additional product attributes. *Customer Accounts- order status and history, e-mail and RSS feeds for products in the wishlist, newsletter subscription, default billing and shipping address. *Customer Service- enhanced features for customers' accounts, Contact Us form, comprehensive order tracking and history, customizable order e-mails. 10.

  • *Order Management- create orders through admin area, create multiple invoices shipments and credit memos, call center order creation option.
  • *Payment- different payment methods: credit cards, PayPal,, Google Checkout, checks, money orders, support of external payment modules like Cybersource, ePay, eWAY and many more.
  • *Shipping- shipping to multiple addresses, flat rating shipping, supports UPS, UPS XML (account rates), FedEx (account rates), USPS and DHL.
  • Checkout- one page checkout, SSL support, checkout without having an account.
  • *Search Engine Optimization- 100% Search Engine Friendly, Google SiteMap support.
  • *International Support- multiple languages and currencies, list of allowed countries for registration, purchasing and shipping, localization.
  • *Marketing Promotions and Tools- coupons, discounts and different promotion options.
  • *Site Management- control of multiple web sites, multiple languages, tax rate with support for US and International markets, customizable outlook through templates.

11. Create a Magento Web Store

  • Log intoMagento Admin Area
  • System Configuration -Here you can configure the script options per your personal needs.
  • Magento Catalog -From the Catalog category you can also manage the attributes, rewrite URLs for the products, perform searches, edit tags and manage reviews and ratings.
  • Promotions in Magento -From the Promotions section you can set promotions, define the rules for them and the customers' groups for which the promotions are valid.
  • Magento Reports -Multiple comprehensive statistics and reports can be obtained at the Magento admin area -> Reports.

12. How to Manage Product Tags By default Magento includes the option to allow customers to tag your products. When a customer tags a certain product, the tag appears as pending and must be approved before it can show up on the product page. Now go to your Magento admin area > Catalog > Tags > Pending Tags to view all your pending tags. In our case, there will be only one pending tag for the word "Great": 13. How to Manage the Quantity of Your Products in Magento. All you need to do to change the quantity of a given product is go to your Magento admin area > Catalog > Manage Products and click on the product the quantity of which you want to modify.Then from the Product Information menu on the left click Inventory and fill in the product quantity in the Qty* field. 14. Few line of code To show categories on the page: To show products on the page: {{block type=catalog/product_new alias=product_homepage template=catalog/product/new.phtml}} 15.