Magento Commerce is a great open source platform. Here are some extensions that will help your store stick out from the crowd and add vital functionality to your business.
1 – Shop By Brand
This extension creates landing pages for each of your brands, which include information such as Brand Name, Logo, Description etc… The landing page will have an SEO link like this www.example.com/brands/sony.
2 – MouseOver Image Zoom
This extension replaces the default Magento image zooming feature. When you mouseover the image it will open a box to right where it will zoom into the image (sort of like Endless.com).
Extension Page | Price: $0.00
3 – Blog
A blog built from scratch for Magento. It’s not as extensive as WordPress or Movable Type, but it has all the basics. Should get you from point A to point B.
Extention Page | Price: $0.00
4 – Drop Shipping Management
If you do a lot of drop shipping you will definitely need help managing your orders. Magento is a great system, but it has no Drop Ship management features. This extension is pretty robust with a price tag to match.
5 – Minimum Advertised Price
If you sell products that are protected by a manufacturer’s minimum advertised price policy (MAP), then this is for you. As always, rules are meanato to be broken. You can use this extension to work around the MAP policy withour ruining you vendor relationships.
Extension Page | $149.00
6 – QuickBooks Integration
This is vital for survival. Accounting is key to the success of your business. This extension will synchronize your orders with QuickBooks. Definitely worth the price.
Extension Page | Demo | $250.00
7 – Ticketing System
This extension will help you keep track of your customer service inquiries. It will help you save time by managing your workflow and will ensure that no emails fall through the cracks.
Extension Page | $0.00
8 – Color Swatches
Selling something in multiple colors? T-Shirts, Faucets, iPods? This is for you. It will add the ability to put color swatches and change the image based on the color selected.
9 – Exploded Menu
Replaces the standard drop down menu with an exploded menu featuring multiple columns. Comes in handy when you have many categories.
Extension Page | $0.00
10 – Useful Product Downloads
This is great if you want to give your customers the ability to download PDF specification files for products. Just upload any file type and you’re done. Easy. Easy.
Extension Page | Demo | $49.00
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