Magento is a free, open-source e-commerce platform based on PHP. Since its initial release (2008) Magento has grown to be among the most popular and leading e-commerce applications empowering thousands of Online Stores over the Web and crossed millions of downloads. Truly powerful, scalable and flexible, Magento is available to fulfill the needs of any business, especially large e-commerce stores.
Constantly evolving, with the main focus set on security and performance improvements, Magento meets the demand of the online sales world. As Magento is entirely dedicated to e-commerce, it incorporates all the essential features required for a successful Online Store and it improves the experience by covering the whole cycle - from the store owner to the end-user. Not only that the backend is really user-friendly and allows you to easily manage products, marketing campaigns, improve SEO, but it also embraces HTML5 capabilities and responsive design. Highly customizable, scalable, and feature-rich, Magento is truly a top-notch among e-commerce platforms.
Last but not least, Magento is extremely popular, therefore its end users can easily find information on any topic and become a part of the broad and constantly growing community.