The Magento eCommerce platform is quickly becoming one of the favorites, but it's also known for being bit tricky. This new tutorial from NETTUTS.com shows you how to take some of the first steps - installation, working with the admin interface and themeing.
Magento is the next generation of eCommerce! It is incredibly well architectured, fully flexible, scalable, and fun to work with. If you've ever thought about creating an online shop, Magento is your choice! Today we are going to install it locally with XAMPP Lite and review the essentials.
The tutorial also helps you to install the XAMPP package - a Windows all-inclusive web platform that includes Apache, MySQL, PHP and phpMyAdmin. Once its started, you can create the database Magento needs and import its data. Log into the admin, change a few settings and you're all set.