What is Magento eCommerce platform?
Shop-Zzz Inc. serves as a site for promotion and development of Magento Extensions, Plugins, Modules and Themes for a eCommerce platform called Magento. Magento is a feature-rich eCommerce platform built on open-source technology that provides online merchants with unprecedented flexibility and control over the look, content and functionality of their eCommerce store. Magento's intuitive administration interface features powerful marketing, search engine optimization and catalog-management tools to give merchants the power to create sites that are tailored to their unique business needs. Designed to be completely scalable and backed by Varien's support network, Magento offers companies the ultimate eCommerce solution.
What is a Magento Extension?
A modular extension to a specific larger system is called a Extension. However, they are also other terms associated with the essence of a extension. They vary considerably depending on the system, a size of the extension, the purpose of it and its structure. For example a "module" is a term often used among CMS developers to categorize a extension that commonly adds functionality for the end user, Drupal CMS uses this term. Joomla, another CMS uses the expression "extension", however they divide further into different categories "template" an extension that modifies the graphic design of a website, a "plugin" is usually something that modifies the system for the administrator and also a "module" that adds functionality to the end user (also sometimes shortened to "mods" or "mod"). Other names that have a similar meaning are "addin", "add-in", something that is added to the system "addon", "add-on" something that is attached to the website , "snap-in" or "snapin", associatied with a simple plugin that is extremely easy to install. In the end they are all generally user friendly, simple to install small software computer program that extends the capabilities of a larger program. Magento extensions, modules, plugins or add-ons are also pieces of software that are added to the core of Magento eCommerce platform to improve one or several aspects of the system. These extensions usually come with installation, set up instructions and other documentation.