Intro to Magento

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Introduction

Magento is an open-source e-commerce platform which is widely used and is supported by a thriving ecosystem of developers and solutions. Learn more about Magento, including how to install it, how to choose and manage product types, and how best to work with Magento.

Magento Use Case

Magento is one of the most popular enterprise-level e-commerce platforms on the market. Explore some of the options for deploying Magento, including migrating from another platform, customization, and scaling, in our article Magento Use Case: E-Commerce Platform.

Install Magento

Install the free, open-source Magento CE (Community Edition) on an Ubuntu 16.04 server by following the step-by-step instructions in our article Install Magento on a Linux Cloud Server with Ubuntu 16.04

Magento Product Types

Product types are the core of any Magento deployment. There are six Magento product categories:

  • Simple Product
  • Configurable Product
  • Grouped Product
  • Virtual Product
  • Bundle Product
  • Downloadable Product

Learn how to choose the correct product type when adding a product to your Magento storefront in our article on Magento Product Types.

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Working With Magento

Learn how to customize and extend Magento in our series of articles which will help you get started with your new e-commerce website.

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