So what is Magento?
Magento is an open source enterprise E-commerce solution. It has a community edition and a Enterprise edition.
What does it cost?
The Magento community edition is free. however you will have to find reasonable hosting, for hosting the best options are a VPS or Dedicated hosting. You can use something like digital ocean, AWS or Google cloud.
Magento hosting done correctly will likely be around £20-30 a month and into the hundreds per month for more enterprise solutions.
Magento enterprise licenses are between £17,000 – £25,000. A large outlay so we would always recommend to ensure you have the correct business case for mangento enterprise or trial on community 1st.
Building a site in Magento again can vary a lot. Here at getJuicy web development Bournemouth, depending on requirements our typical Magento sites are around £5,000-20,000.
So given the increased costs over Shopify, Woocommerce, Lemonstand, why would you use Magento?
Magento has a few key things that helps it stand out still
- Easy multi-store set up
- Industrial security
- Fast and scalable
- Easily Extendable
- MI and Reporting is very good
- Easily portable hosting, not locked to lemonstand or shopify
So you’ve decided you want to use Magento, where do you start?
You can head over to the official site and read the getting started guides. However for a less involved approach, please message us so we can help you with your Magento development.
We can handle all aspects from design, coding to hosting and have a site running for you within 10 weeks.
So if you’re looking for a Magento developer in Bournemouth, give getJuicy a call