Magento Ecommerce Development

Cornerstone Digital has been designing and developing websites for both the Calgary market and beyond, since 2005.  Over the years, we’ve built hundreds of websites, dozens of web apps, and dozens of Magento powered online stores, empowering companies to use the internet effectively to further their business goals.  Building from scratch, upgrading your current site, or need to integrate with other solutions?  No challenge is too big or small!

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Why and When to use Magento

Magento is an open-source ecommerce platform that offers users the ability to control the functionality, content and look of their online stores. The platform is designed to be scalable, easily managing thousands of products multiple storefronts. There’s also a very active developer community, developing many extensions.

Magento is ideal for very large online stores with many products or stores with multiple storefronts, but will also be suitable for most small to medium sized stores as well.

Strengths

  • Administrative area is easy to use for non-technical users
  • Can power multiple storefronts
  • Out-of-the-box features include flexible coupons, one-page checkout, multiple shipping addresses, multiple currency support, analytics and reporting +more
  • Many add-on modules are available which can extend functionality

Weaknesses

  • Requires robust server/hosting
  • Community support is not robust–support from Magento comes with an associated cost.

Technical Specifications

  • Open source built in PHP and MySQL

Read more about our other eCommerce platforms: ShopifyBigCommerceWooCommerce, OSCommerce, Business Catalyst, and Miva Merchant.