Finally, on November 17th 2015, the new generation of Magento – Magento 2 was released. It’s the greatest new for Magento users in 2015 and we hope that with the amazing features of Magento 2, we will have many innovations of extension in the next year 2016. Here they take a look at top 5 highlight extensions which could shape the continued evolution of Magento community in 2016.

1. Magento 2 Gift Card extension

magento 2 Gift Card extension

You know that one of the best extensions in 2015 is Gift Card Extension which provided by MageStore and it will keep this position in the year of 2016. It is reason why after releasing Magento 2, most of providers has been updated this extension immediately. Today, it can totally be compatible with Magento 2 with amazing features. There are many benefits when using Magento 2 Gift Card Extension.  To be more specific, Gift Card extension can bring the new frontend and more functions benefit of Magento 2. Moreover, Magento 2 Gift Card is provided full power for online shop with highlight features: more different values or gift codes which customer can customize yourself, 150+ New Holiday templates, share and send Gift Card more easily and quickly, effortless Gift Card usage tracking, etc. By these features, customers can optimize the Gift Card for their online shop, especially e-commerce shop.

2. Magento 2 Social Login Extension

magento 2 social login extension

Although there are many providers who released Magento Social Login extension, only a few ones provide the product which brings the true definition of Social Login. This extension allows you to access your account through a large number types of social media accounts. The extension which is considered as the best products in 2015 which provide 18+ types of social media accounts available with cheap price, only $99. Now, they release the new one – Magento 2 Social Login extension which is totally compatible with Magento 2. It will help customers feel less irritated when they log in their accounts. The highlight features of this extensions:

  • Enable to choose more 18 types of social account to log in
  • Enable to change position of social login bar
  • Provide a new password for each account for each social media network

3. Magento 2 Out of stock Notification Extension

Out of stock Notification is developed by Amasty that helps you allow your customers to enable price notification update while the products have any changes. It means that you can track of all your customer subscription to raise sales effectively. Amasty’s extension provides many great features:

  • Subscribe to out of stock options for configurable items.
  • Let customers manage their subscriptions easily.
  • Enable price subscriptions as well as stock for guest track and visit it in the admin panel.
  • Subscribe to stock notifications and price alerts.

4. Magento 2 Store Locator extension

magento 2 extensions

Another amazing extension is the Store locator extension which is provided by Magestore. For a company which has many branches in not only online store but also offline store, they can connect between two types of store fully. Understanding the customer’s demand of locating real store, a large number of provider have developed and build new features for Store locator extension. However, after releasing Magento 2, Magestore has published Magento 2 Store Locator extension that can beat any rival’s products. It becomes the foremost as well as the first in the Magento Community. The best feature of this extensions this updating time is fully connecting with Google Maps. By using this extension, you can show the indicator and images of your store location. It means that your customers can imagine your location store easily. There are many different features such as: showing each store’s info including images, open/close time, special days, holidays, filtering all stores by tags (such as product line, style…), importing mass stores via CSV file, including Facebook’s comment box as well as searching for closest stores by distance, zip code, stat,etc.

5. Magento 2 Automatic Related Product Extension

This extension which is built by Aheadwork is useful for you in customizing the related products for your site. By using Automatic Related Product, you can manage, customize or create related boxes in your store. To be more specific, the first feature is to define related products right in your product pages. The second thing is to select layout customization options for the best look of the box. Moreover, it also provides the feature of position within the page with administrator’s allowance to match store layout. Furthermore, the store’s location could be either a shopping or a product page. Finally, in this extension, documentation and live support are available.

Magento 2 extension has become developed more and more quickly, almost people are just upgrading from the source of the Magento extension. However, a few extensions are compatible with Magento 2. Magento 2 is powerful platform for you to build or develop your e-commerce site. All of providers always try to build the best extensions for making your e-commerce become better in order to attract customers and boost your sales. And here are top 5 amazing Magento 2 extensions you should provide for your e-commerce website!


Kate N. is now working as a Retail Solution Specialist at Magestore. She has 3+ years of experience in brand management, marketing, and customer's insights. Kate loves to travel to experience new cultures and discover what is happening with retail all around the world.

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