Lately we were comparing ecommerce solutions that we have experienced in various projects : Magento for big and expensive projects versus woocommerce for smaller projects that are bound to expand. A big advantage of wordpress is that it integrates powerful content management and powerful ecommerce solutions within the same platform. And in some cases, Magento solution for e-commerce integrated with wordpress for content management can be the very good solution that takes the best of both worlds.
Today we review solutions that allow reciprocal integration of data between wordpress and Magento.
Basic wordpress content into magento
installing magento extensions require some expertise but is worth the time spent. Integrating wordpress posts into magento pages is easy with the Magento WordPress Integration extension that fits worpdress post list and content within magento templates.
Global WordPress Magento integration : custom solutions
- Next step consists of taking wordpress theme elements and sending them to a cache folder for integration in to Magento. We propose to integrate following wordpress elements in Magento
- Main wordpress menu integration into Magento
- Widgets elements (footer, sidebar)
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