Practical Ecommerce

7 Worthy Magento Extensions

Ecommerce merchants often add features and functions to their sites to increase sales and performance.

In this article, you’ll find seven worthy extensions for Magento — the ecommerce platform — that address common ecommerce-related tasks. Some of these work best with the free Magento Community Edition; others will also work well on the Enterprise version.


Drop shipping is a great way to expand a store’s inventory or include items that might otherwise be two expensive when shipped to a warehouse only to be shipped again to a customer. But keeping track of all of the required relationships can be a challenge. uDropship from Unirgy is work a look at $950.00.

FishPig’s WordPress Integration

WordPress is among the best open source blogging and article management systems on the market. This extension seamlessly integrates into Magento.


New tax laws in jurisdictions across the U.S. can dramatically complicate sales tax collection. Avalara is a leading provider of tax collection management software. Use this AvaTax extension to easily integrate with Magento. While this extension is free, it does require Avalara’s software-as-a-service solution.

Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth is a loyalty points and rewards extension that lets merchants reward customers for consistently buying. The solution thoroughly integrates and has been shown boost sales. Sweet Tooth costs $399 for a standard license and $999 for a platinum license.

Magento Debug

Magento is a very powerful ecommerce platform, but that power does come with a level of complexity. Magento Debug, which is free, can help resolve many debugging challenges.

Fooman Speedster

The free Fooman Speedster uses the Minify Library to combine, compress, and cache Magento’s JavaScript files and CSS. The result is a measurable performance improvement.

Better Store Search

According to this extension’s website, about 70 percent of shoppers say that store search plays an important role in buying decisions. If that is the case, site search — good site search — is clearly important. For $249, this extension provides a lot of search control.

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  1. robit November 12, 2011 Reply

    i am curious, but shouldnt there be atleast some kind of offline article managment on this list ? This is atleast what i am looking for a long time…

    robit from

  2. Steve Deckert November 15, 2011 Reply

    Thanks for the feature! It’s very flattering to see TWO WDCA extensions (Sweet Tooth and Better Store Search) make the top 7 list!

    Great article, thanks!

  3. Alice Nguyen May 16, 2012 Reply

    Thanks much for this post. I also love this extension SEO Plus, it is the worthy module for our business There are more options: SEO by tag, by Navigation and by Search.

  4. RobertElsedone January 24, 2013 Reply

    Thank you for this helpfull list of extensions, but actually i wanna recommend one more, that is crucial for building your customers’ loyalty. I use it for setting up promotions of all kinds, especially based on very personal information of my customers. Highly recommend!

  5. Monty February 16, 2013 Reply

    Great lists of extensions. Magento extensions are features that turn your site into an eye-catching, functional and user-friendly ecommerce online store. In words we can say that magento extensions enhance and extend functionality of your stores as well as the shopping experience of your customers.


  6. Carol Wilkins May 28, 2013 Reply

    Hi! I saw a private sale solution resently, developed by Plumrocket company. I think you can find it on their site. Its basically a package of magento extensions and magento private sales theme. You can also extend it with cart reservation, magento invite friends functionality with ability to import address book and magento reward points extension. If you really like or you can add some magento social shopping extensions such as live feed plugin, inspiration wall, faves… etc.

  7. proxiblue June 26, 2013 Reply

    The ability to Gift Products is an essential must for any e-commerce store. I am surprised your list do not list any such module.

    The Ultimate Magento Gift Promotions

    The main feature of this module is the fact that you do not need to create any new products, just to gift them. You select any product to become a gift, and it can be added to cart as a gift. The product continues to sell as a non-gift as well. All on the same sku.

    Demo site is also available.

  8. Alastair Brian September 2, 2013 Reply

    Thank you for the list. I am in Magento business from last 4 years. Speaking from my experience the one step checkout should be there. Here is one I would like to add

  9. ProxiBlue September 12, 2013 Reply

    ProxiBlue has recently released two unique modules that can easily boost the sales of any magento store:

    1. Mapped Category Products

    This allows you to map areas on any category banner, and link the areas to any product, or a direct url (thus to a cms page).
    This feature allows your customers to directly link to any product(s) featured in your category banner images.



    2. Dynamic Category Products

    Save time and $$ in category product management. Display any (combinantion) of products in any category, based purely on product attributes. (works with date ranges, price ranges as well)

    Display your products mixed and mtahced as you like. Easy to do Shop By XXXX categories using this module. It is unique in it’s features.



  10. Bradley October 24, 2013 Reply

    Good collection of Magento extensions, I’m currently using 3 out of 5 extensions above for my Magento store. I also recommend another good and free magento extension here (Free Banner Slider for Magento):

  11. Anny October 31, 2013 Reply

    Amazing magento extensions that should be used.
    I found here some more:

  12. Fisher January 27, 2014 Reply

    Could you please clarify which aspects of Magento makes it more suitable for Big E-commerce business?

  13. Armando Roggio January 27, 2014 Reply

    Fisher, Magento is flexible, reliable, scalable, and relatively easy to extend. For all of these reasons, many enterprise-class merchants use it.

    Does that help?

  14. alex April 1, 2014 Reply

    Hi, can I suggest a chat free plugin?

    chat are known to increase sales per three times!!

  15. noah April 20, 2014 Reply

    This module allows your customers to add an extended service contract to any eligible item in the shopping cart.

  16. Sanju Wiju May 18, 2014 Reply

    Apart from these extensions, I have following low-cost premium Magento extensions on my store –

    1. Magento 2Customer (Automatically Convert Guests to Customers)

    2. Magento Single SignOn

    3. Magento SmartCheckout (Best One Page Checkout ever used!)

  17. Jason August 21, 2014 Reply

    I think Store viewer extension should be included in this worthy magento extension have a look to this.

  18. Brian September 2, 2014 Reply

    Hi Armando,
    I’m looking for an extension that can import rss feed in Magento. I would like to get news from other magento blog to show on my site:
    Could you please let me know if there’s such extension?

  19. Micheal September 25, 2014 Reply

    Thanks for the useful list.
    I suggest two MUST HAVE extensions for Magento Platform.

    – Reward Points: Most powerful for Loyalty programs
    – Import Export Products: Support any types, ALL attributes:

  20. Marcin October 15, 2014 Reply
  21. Amy Hughes October 22, 2014 Reply

    Hi Armado,
    Thanks for useful list of magento extensions, but I want to magento with feature of follow up emails to reduce abandoned cart. Can you give me some recommendations?
    Besides this:

  22. Micheal January 25, 2015 Reply

    Great Collection.
    I recommend:
    1. One step checkout:
    2. Reward Points:

  23. pradip April 13, 2015 Reply

    Remove Duplicate Product Images is really used for every magento store owner to find duplicate images in store.

  24. Milan April 17, 2015 Reply

    Great list of extensions!

    One thing I’m definitely missing here is a customer group management extension like the following:

    For larger stores it’s essential to automatically manage customer groups.

  25. Mary Johnson April 22, 2015 Reply

    Well well well ! Good to see an amazing blog about magento Products. I am sure these plugins definitely helped many concerned users related to magento.
    I am also engaged with magento from last 4 year as a developer, and i suggest magento Ajax add to cart module is supposed to be in the list according to my experience .
    here is the link

  26. pradip May 8, 2015 Reply
  27. Andreea May 21, 2015 Reply

    Nice Collection of Magento Extension. I also want to add one email marketing software:

  28. Raj May 30, 2015 Reply

    When browsing for the extensions which would helps to arrange the products in magento , I came across this beautiful extension which will helps us to drag and drop the products position. Insead of specifying the position numbers.

  29. John Patrick Scott June 16, 2015 Reply

    Thanks for sharing magento Extension and it really helps a lot.

    For Magenot Marketplace Extension checkout –

    Prestashop Marketplace Modules –

    and get great discounts.

  30. Shamim Ahmed August 23, 2015 Reply

    Thank you nice information. i hope within few days this extension also will come to list

    magento custom product designer—

  31. Vaishali Singh January 22, 2016 Reply

    All these extensions are really very good. I have used them for my website.
    Magento daily deal extensions

  32. Troy February 15, 2016 Reply

    Thanks for sharing all wonderful Magento Extensions. There are many more Extensions available and Now, I would like to recommend which are also amazing Extensions. Check is:
    I hope it helps.

  33. Barbara Glowa February 23, 2016 Reply

    Great Post ! Thanks for this useful information.
    I would like to recommend these other new and qualitative Magento extensions also check it out I hope you all like it .

  34. Anna Victoria March 3, 2016 Reply

    Hello! Nice list of Magento Extensions. I have found many useful and featured extensions for Magento stores. Besides this I recommend you to check it out this Magento Extention here Which will be useful for you Magento stores like Advanced category slider, Print product page,7 in 1 Catagory slider are containing great features. Check it out ,hope you like it.

  35. Calvin April 4, 2016 Reply

    Hey guys! I’d like to recommend you the social media extension I’m using now:

  36. Shintu Manuel June 30, 2016 Reply

    Thank you for the list :) Apart from these extensions, here you can see some more!

  37. Julie September 13, 2016 Reply

    To speed up Magento site effectively, Defer javascript extension is very useful vy deferring JavaScript loading till the last moment after all HTML and CSS. It means that the browser loads HTML and CSS files before JavaScript files, so site speed is improved and loading time is reduced

    Check it out:
    + Defer JavaScript extension for Magento 1 :
    + Defer JavaScript extension for Magento 2:

  38. Stefan December 9, 2016 Reply

    Frontend Cancel Order for Magento 2 absolutely deserves to be a worthy Magento extension.
    It allows customers to cancel orders right from the frontend and then automatically send notification emails to admin about canceled orders.
    After each order has been canceled, admins will be notified by an update email, and the number of products will be restocked.

    Give it a try:

    Hope it helps!

  39. oliver March 22, 2017 Reply

    Elasticsearch and Full Page Cache extensions of Magento are top rated ( ). These extension should be included in the list too. Elasticsearch is great for making search on your store easier and quicker. Full Page Cache improves the performance of your store. These are necessary for ecommerce.

  40. Samatha April 27, 2017 Reply

    Thanks for your helpful list! I also like One step checkout enxtension. It is a great module for my store. I use it to boost the sales and improve the webstore.

  41. Pratik Shah May 26, 2017 Reply

    Nice collection of Magento extensions, I am using some of them for my Magento store. I also like to add Brush Your Ideas in this list. It comes with some fanciful features. Allow customers to draw their own layout which helps to increase good customer experience. Click here to get more

  42. Pradeep August 17, 2017 Reply

    I am using magento gst extension it’s working fine..

  43. Rick November 30, 2017 Reply

    Thanks for the effective extension list. I would like to grab your attention toward one more effective extension – Customer Specific Product & Price by M-Connect. I personally used this extension for my Magento store and it really works as per my expectations and business requirements. I recommend to visit the features an functionality at least once at

  44. Alexei March 15, 2018 Reply

    Thanks for this useful list, Armando

    Another useful extension you might want to consider in the near future is Magento 2 Daily Deals Extension from ITORIS INC:

    It lets people convert products with special prices and catalog price rules into daily deals or weekly specials with a countdown and notify customers about current or upcoming offers.