Magento and WordPress are undoubtedly the best in their respective lots. While Magento provides an excellent e-commerce solution, WordPress is the most popular and powerful CMS platform. Experts have been looking for effective solutions or tools to integrate these two giants to relish upon the best of the two worlds. Benefits of an amalgamating WordPress with Magento are manifold. You can have all the robust features and rich functionality of Magento apart from enjoying the simplicity of web development with WordPress. The e-commerce store can boast powerful performance as well as elegant appearance if these two platforms are merged. But the integration process is not as easy as it sounds. Owing to the years-long research, existing Magento development companies and freelance developers can avail major benefits by WordPress plugins or Magento extensions.
Magento WordPress Integration is a freely available extension, designed exclusively to provide seamless integration of Magento and WordPress. Developed by Fishpig, the extension can be used with all editions of Magento like the Professional, Enterprise and Community editions. You do not need to make any changes to the core files of Magento or WordPress to use this extension. This can simply be downloaded and installed from Magento Connect. Through a single login from your Magento account, it enables you to administer both platforms' backends. It lets you merge WordPress posts with products listed in Magento. You can also create a menu in WordPress and later bring it to the top menu of Magento. This extension also provides multi-lingual support and works well with many WordPress plugins like NextGEN Gallery, Customised Forms and reCaptcha among others.
To further enhance the integration of these two web giants, you can opt to use add-on extensions developed by Fishpig.