Practical Ecommerce

13 Extensions to Enhance a Magento Store

Magento is a powerful ecommerce platform, used by more than 250,000 merchants worldwide. With hundreds of extensions on the Magento Connect marketplace, Magento is a flexible and appealing solution for many merchants.

Here is a list of extensions to customize a Magento store. There are extensions for shipping, email marketing, highlighting related products, creating loyalty programs, and more.

Magento Extensions for Merchants

Checkout Suite. Checkout Suite optimizes the checkout process for your Magento store to be simple and responsive. All required information is presented to users when they load the checkout, including payment and shipping methods. Reduce the steps needed to submit an order to increase conversions.

Checkout Suite

Checkout Suite

MageMonkey. This extension enables seamless MailChimp newsletter integration. Just connect your Magento store to your MailChimp account and start synchronizing subscribers right away. You can even set up your own field mapping using a simple configuration tool for extended email lists segmentation.

Related Products Manager. Related Products Manager is a Magento extension that uses existing shopper data to automatically generate related items. If there isn’t enough data to make a good recommendation for a particular product, Related Products Manager will show rules-based recommendations for it until there is.

AddShoppers. AddShoppers is a social commerce marketing solution for more than 10,000 brands worldwide, including Hanes, NCR, O’Neill Clothing, Everlast, and The Economist. It provides over 12 integrated solutions in one platform, including social login, easy-to-create referral marketing programs and retargeting campaigns optimized with user behavior data, plus accurate revenue attribution. Identify purchase influencers and popular products, discover the revenue impact of social networks, and more.

AddShoppers

AddShoppers

WordPress Integration. FishPig’s Magento WordPress Integration is an extension that integrates a WordPress blog with a Magento store. Associate a different blog with different stores using the multisite integration extension.

MatrixRate. The MatrixRate shipping extension is the original Magento solution that enables you to offer multiple shipping options to customers based on their locations. With MatrixRate, define different shipping rates according to destination, shipping method, and the weight, price, or quantity of an item.

Yotpo Reviews. Yotpo helps Magento businesses generate reviews, photos, and other user-generated content to drive traffic and boost sales. Yotpo’s in-mail form lets buyers leave reviews from within the body of review-request emails. Offer your shoppers coupons for writing and sharing reviews to increase purchase-to-review conversion rate. Choose products to promote and up-sell to likely buyers.

Yotpo Reviews

Yotpo Reviews

Sweet Tooth. Sweet Tooth allows you to create your own white-labeled loyalty program. Reward customers with loyalty points for valuable actions like creating an account, placing an order, sharing on social media, referring friends, writing product reviews, and more. Customers can apply their points on a discount, free products, and exclusive status. Sweet Tooth includes front-end customer interfaces, as well as full control of your loyalty program in the Magento admin panel.

Bronto. Bronto Software provides a cloud-based marketing platform for organizations to drive revenue through email, mobile, and social campaigns. Import past-purchase information, including complete order history and product details, for more informed and more targeted marketing campaigns. Trigger a message or message series in Bronto when a cart is abandoned in Magento, and then personalize and dynamically populate messages with product information.

Blog. With Blog you can create an interactive two-way communication platform with your customers and visitors. Provide official information on your store’s news, upcoming products, and promotions.

Blog

Blog

Shop By Brand. Shop By Brand enables you to create separate pages for brands presented in your store and link to them from product pages. Make it easier for your visitors to browse and shop by specific brands, such as manufacturers, artists, and authors.

Social Media Bundle. The Social Media Bundle extension delivers the features of Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ with one installation. Place buttons — Facebook like and follow, Google+1, and Pin — on any page of a website. Equip your visitors with one click registration and login to Magento with their Twitter profile. Add comments to products and pages in your store.

Convert Guest Checkout Customers to Registered Customers. This extension adds the ability to select guest-user orders and convert all or some to registered customers. Passwords are auto-generated and emails are automatically sent. Add a button to successful checkout page for users to optionally convert to an account if they decide they want it after checkout is complete.

Convert Guest Checkout Customers to Registered Customers

Convert Guest Checkout Customers to Registered Customers

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  1. sarthakk April 24, 2017 Reply

    Very nice list, Thanks for this.

  2. Ajit April 25, 2017 Reply

    Thanks for sharing the great list. In addition to this, I recommend advance XML sitemap extension – https://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/xml-sitemap-plus-generator-splitter.html

  3. Miljana April 26, 2017 Reply

    Thanks, Sig. I can recommend another extension that helps collect, curate, and activate visual UGC like video reviews to engage and convert shoppers https://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/goodvidio-visual-commerce-platform-for-video-reviews-and-visual-ugc.html. It allows stores to use UGC to enrich product descriptions, as a social proof, and to improve overall merchandising.

  4. Karen May 2, 2017 Reply

    Would be great if there was an indication if these were available for 2.x, community and/or enterprise. Thanks!

  5. Danial Wilson May 18, 2017 Reply

    Thanks for sharing.
    I want to suggest you one more extension which is Google Custom Search Integration Magento extension. It enhance search functionality of your store. This extension works in multi-store environments and SEO friendly, too. For more features: goo.gl/DnOjK0