Why Magento?

October 15, 2018

Why Magento?

First off you may be asking yourself, what is Magento? Magento is one the most popular commerce platforms globally that provides users with a flexible shopping cart system.


This eCommerce solution is the chosen platform by 1 in 4 online businesses. If you are you looking to run an ecommerce store that automatically runs everything for you then you have come to the right place, as Magento does everything from automatic shipping, payments to invoicing. Magento isn’t just for small businesses it is built for big online stores with thousands of products. Magento is also a very secure system so that you can have peace of mind. It is hosted on our AWS cloud server so you never have to worry about backups, security, and speed. Magento is definitely best known for offering online store owners with great flexibility to manage their website visuals, content and functionality of their online stores.


Magento has the unique ability to scale allows, this means that a business with limited products and very simple needs can easily expand to thousands of products without having to change platforms. It has the ability to grow with your business. This software also offer a wide variety of plug-ins and themes to enhance the customer’s experience of your business. Not only is it scalable and grows with your business but it is also easy to use and install additional layouts and plug-ins. It is easy to keep adding products, updating products, managing orders, and get detailed reporting. Bulk exporting / importing has never been easier for administrators. Customers also have an easy to use admin area when they can register and buy products, create wishlist’s, access their latest orders and invoices.

Used by top brands

As Magento is built specifically for ecommerce, it has proven its worth as it is used by some of the top brands in the world such as Nike and Samsung. With endless functionality when it comes to your ecommerce requirements, Magento helps you to pursue your business dreams. Who knows where Magento might take you? As Magento offers powerful and flexible features Magento’s intuitive interface provides advanced marketing, search engine optimisation and catalogue-management tools to control the look, content and functionality of your website. Over 240 000 online businesses use this software for all their ecommerce requirements. The means that Magento has been tried and approved by many online businesses who have put their trust in this platform. Find out more today.


Magento is all about integration and flexibility. Integrate your online store with with some of the top shipping companies in South Africa and automate your shipping. This helps to ensure that your brand is known for its quick service and reliability. We can also integrate our Magento websites with the top South African payment gateways such as Pay Fast, making it easy for your clients to make payments through your store using their credit cards. We can also integrate Magento into accounting systems such as Xero or Pastel accounting so all your invoices are created once a client has made payment. This means that you don’t have to worry about creating invoices in your accounting system once you have received orders. This helps to ensure that everything is run smoothly and that your business stays on top. We also integrate Magento with top CRM systems such as Salesforce or Zoho, making sure to keep your sales up to date and clients satisfied.

Latest Technology

More and more customers are browsing and shopping from mobile phones and tablets. Magento is making is easier for your customers to browse, search and buy from their mobile. Our Magento websites are also built with mobile devices in mind from mobile apps to responsiveness, so that your clients can buy from your store using their mobile devices. Magento allows for a mobile storefront that is engaging and easy to use, while giving your customers the best experience possible. Behind Magento also lies a wide variety of analytical options that provides you with deep insight into your customers to help you grow online. Magento also offers lot of tools that can assist with driving traffic to your online store, engaging shoppers and driving conversions.


In today’s search-driven world, SEO is becoming more and more important. On-site and off-site SEO optimisation is a necessary for any online business. Not only is Magento one of the best ecommerce platforms, but is also is built with SEO in mind. Magento will generate SEO-friendly URLs and much more to ensure that your customers can find your online store so that you can get back to what really matters, taking care of your business. This means that your products have a better chance of ranking higher when using Magento as a platform. Who wouldn’t want a platform that helps them to drive traffic to their website?

Powerful Platform

Magento is one of the most powerful platforms in the ecommerce space. The platform can support up to 500,000 products on one site, and is able to process more than 80,000 orders per hour. This means that your business has a lot of room for future growth. Do take note that this software might need a premium hosting option to accompany the size of your site if it grows to ensure that the website still functions at optimal speed. Want to get started with your very own online business? Get in touch today to get the process started.