Magento is a complete e-commerce web application, it was launched on March 31, 2008. It allows a merchant to design and configure their web application according to their requirements. The good thing is Magento is completely open-source, anyone can use it without paying. Magento admin can manage content, interface and all marketing and merchandising tools from the admin panel. Admin can design unique web applications according to their use without writing any coding. Over 25% of world e-commerce web applications are developed using Magento only. One can also write code if they want, In that case, they just have to learn PHP programming and database.
There are many e-commerce open sources available, but Magento contains all in one. A few points why we need to learn it are given below.
If you go to any e-commerce website like amazon or Flipkart, you will see there are login, add cart, delete cart. From cart to buy now to payment, everything can be designed by any Magento admin users without writing a single line of code with great performance.
It’s not only about this, it can be design your products from it’s color to position and description to its design by any admin.
In Below example we are showing a very basic features available in Magento admin you can see after login we have option to manage various attributes of e-commerce.
You should have a minimum understanding of any online shopping applications and how any e-commerce works. But if you want to customize everything and also want to do some coding than you need to learn PHP , some MVC modules and Database(mysql preferred).
A PHP Developer : Any PHP developers with an understanding of attributes of any e-commerce website.
An Admin : A user with only understanding of his or her business need and what exactly he wants to show to end customers as web site.