Magento has a ton of features, but if you are only using the basic default setting, it doesn’t meet up one hundred percentages of what you want it to be. Boosting up your sale and satisfying your customers’ needs at the same time is your primary duty when doing e-commerce business.
Here is our collection of free but essential extensions that not only betters your store performance, speeds up your site but also fulfills other unfinished features of Magento store. Hope that with these amazing and free modules, your site will significantly be improved.
1. One Page Checkout – Replaces 6 default steps Checkout
This extension turns your former 4-6 step checkout process into one simple and easy page for your customers. Making checkouts quicker typically increases the number of completed cards, lowering your cart abandonment and the amount of $ you’ll need to spend on trying to bring those abandoned carts back. The extension also supports multiple languages and PayPal integration. You will be amazed at its convenience and effectiveness in increasing your site performance.
2. Easy Lightbox Image 2.0 – Zoom function for product page
This extension will help you to install Lightbox widget, which brings your customers’ attention closer to product image and allows them to see more while keeping a place on the same page.
3. WebshopApp Shipping Matrixrate – Customizes shipping rates
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, you can define different shipping rates according to a destination, shipping method and the weight, price or quantity of an item.
4. Auto Invoice – A convenient Magento payment process
Magento Auto Invoice Extension is designed to generate an invoice automatically when a purchasing order has been successfully placed as a confirmation. With this extension, you will save a lot of time for manually processing individual invoice emails.
5. Ebizmarts Mailchimp – Newsletter Subscription
Ebizmarts Mailchimp provides full integration with MailChimp and Mandrill. It features Mailchimp, Madrid, Abandoned Cart Reminders, Autoresponders and Transaction emails. With this fantastic extension, you can seamlessly deliver Magento Transactional emails using Mandrill (free up to 12K emails/month) and Automate eCommerce Autoresponders emails (customer birthday, related products, product review, no customer activity).
6. Delete Orders – Easy to delete order in backend
This extension enables you to fulfill delete orders function that not included in Magento by default. Delete order can upgrade the function for delete orders and to delete test orders. Unlike as many tips given in various forums to remove orders, you need not make any dangerous operations in your database.
7. Lesti FPC – Speed up your website
This Cache is internal full page cache for Magento that needs no varnish or any other external software and works with events. Never lets you customers leave just because of slow loading time. Lesti FPC for Magento replaces dynamic blocks before sending a response to the customer.
8. Fishpig Blog – Integrate WordPress to Magento
Fishpig Blog is an extension for Magento eCommerce that integrates your WordPress blog with your Magento store. The extension is compatible with Magento Enterprise, Magento Professional, and Magento Community Edition. Currently, it is packaged with full translations for Brazilian, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French and German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian (nb_NO and nn_NO), Polish, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish.
9. Enhanced Admin Product Grid
This extension adds useful, customizable features to the admin product management grid including new columns & tools.
10. M2EPro – eBay/Amazon Magento Integration
The M2E Pro extension fully integrates Magento into eBay, Amazon and Rakuten, PLAY.COM platform. It allows quick and simple creation as well as management of product listings (inc. automated synchronization of stock levels, pricing, and product details), import of eBay/Amazon/Rakuten order, automated feedback posting for buyers and many other tasks which significantly reduce the time required for listing maintenance.
11. Color Swatches – Free Color Swatches Extension, Color Switcher
Gala ColorSwatches is a free extension for Magento that allows displaying color swatches or color switchers on product details page by replacing drop-down custom options or configurable product’s options.