Front Line Dev Is Right For You

  • Expertise in Magento and OpenMage

    With years of experience, we ensure a smooth integration of features on both Magento and Open Mage.

  • Empowering Admin Users

    Magento 1 and Open Mage provide powerful tools that give admin users control over website content and configuration. Our custom extensions expand these capabilities.

  • UI/UX and Responsive Web Design

    We craft visually appealing, device-responsive designs to ensure an exceptional user experience.

  • Seamless 3rd Party Integrations

    Easily integrate third-party tools and extensions to enhance your website's functionality, from payment gateways to CRM systems and more.

  • Robust Security

    Protect your online store and customer data with advanced security features, keeping your business and customers safe.

  • Data-Driven Insights

    Leverage powerful analytics and reporting tools to gain valuable insights into your website's performance and customer behavior. If the data you need isn't available, don't worry, we can build that report for you.

  • Ongoing Support

    Our team provides continuous maintenance and support to keep your Magento 1 / Open Mage website running smoothly and up-to-date. Extensions need updates to work with the latest version of Magento 1? We've got you covered.

  • ADA Compliance

    Ensure that your website and extensions are accessible to all users with our ADA compliance services, including scanning, reporting, and updates.

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

    Enhance your online visibility and climb search engine rankings with our proven SEO strategies. Custom extensions can help increase both data and meta-data for your e-commerce website.

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OpenMage provides a secure and customizable e-commerce solution based on the Magento platform

At Front Line Dev, we recognize that a successful e-commerce website is more than just appearances. Our team of technical experts merges creativity with cutting-edge technology to provide you with a comprehensive suite of Magento 1 / Open Mage services. Creating a new Magento 1 / Open Mage extension for your website involves several key steps to ensure a successful development process.


How We BuildYour Success

  • Client Consultation and Requirement Gathering

    We start by understanding your specific needs and objectives for the Magento 1 / Open Mage extension. We gather detailed requirements, identify pain points, and define desired features and functionalities. This clarity sets the stage for a successful project.

  • Proposal and Scope Definition

    Based on your requirements, we create a comprehensive project proposal outlining scope, objectives, timelines, budget, and deliverables. This ensures everyone involved has a shared understanding of the project.

  • Design and Architecture Planning

    We plan the extension's design and architecture, considering scalability and maintainability. We follow Magento 1 / Open Mage best practices in defining the database structure, system architecture, and user interface.

  • Development and Coding

    With the design in place, our development team starts writing code for the Magento 1 / Open Mage extension. This involves coding backend functionality, creating user interfaces, and implementing custom features. Code reviews and testing ensure compliance with Magento 1 / Open Mage coding standards.

  • Quality Assurance and Testing

    We conduct thorough testing to identify and rectify any bugs, errors, or performance issues. This includes unit testing, integration testing, and user acceptance testing. We ensure compatibility with different Magento 1 / Open Mage versions and third-party modules. Your team also performs testing to ensure expectations are met.

  • Documentation

    Proper documentation is essential for the project and future admin users. It explains the extension's features, installation process, configuration, and custom code or APIs used.

  • Deployment and Integration

    We integrate the extension with your existing website, ensuring seamless functionality without disrupting the site's performance.

  • Client Training and Handover

    We provide training to your team on using and managing the extension effectively. This includes demonstrating configuration options, sharing best practices, and addressing questions.

  • Ongoing Support and Maintenance

    Post-launch, we offer ongoing support and maintenance services to address issues, provide updates, and ensure compatibility with new Magento 1 / Open Mage releases or add new functionality.

  • Final Review and Feedback

    Often called 'After Action Review'. We conduct a final review with your team to gather feedback, assess whether the extension meets your expectations and business goals, and celebrate the project success. And maybe have a pizza party to celebrate!

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OpenMage offers ongoing updates and security patches to protect against vulnerabilities

Whether you're looking to refresh your current Magento 1 website, transition to Magento 1 OpenMage, or seek ongoing software support, we've got your needs addressed. Our devoted team is driven by a passion to build contemporary and user-centric online stores that not only enhance conversion rates but also amplify your sales. Drawing from years of industry experience, we've honed our methods to deliver tailor-made solutions that seamlessly align with your unique business objectives and demands.

  Magento Core Concepts

Understand the fundamental architecture, components, and concepts of Magento, such as modules, themes, controllers, models, observers, and events.


Magento is built on PHP, so a strong understanding of PHP programming is essential for customizing and extending the platform.


Knowledge of database management and querying in MySQL is crucial, as Magento relies heavily on the database for storing product information, customer data, and configuration settings.

  HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Proficiency in front-end technologies is required for designing and customizing the user interface and themes.


Magento uses XML extensively for configuration files, layout updates, and other important settings.

  Best Practices

Magento's coding standards, best practices, and guidelines for extension development to ensure efficient and maintainable code.


Version control is essential in any development environment, and Magento Commerce Cloud uses Git for version control and deployment.

  Magento CLI

The Command Line Interface (CLI) provides a set of useful commands to manage the Magento application, such as installing modules, reindexing data, and more.

  Web APIs

Understand Magento's Web API framework to integrate with external systems and create custom endpoints for data exchange.


Knowledge of testing frameworks and methodologies, such as PHPUnit, to write and execute test cases for your Magento modules.

  Performance Optimization

Familiarity with techniques to optimize the performance of Magento, such as caching strategies, code profiling, and database indexing.

  Security Best Practices

Understand the security aspects of Magento development, such as preventing SQL injection, XSS attacks, and securing API endpoints.

Have a question about any of these core concepts? Lets talk!
We love exchanging new ideas and improvements through code standards.

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OpenMage gives access to a supportive and active community of developers and users

Our Approach
To Winning Websites


1:1 Personal Interaction: We prioritize one-on-one personal interaction with our technical experts, tailoring winning solutions to your business goals.   Responsive Design: Your website will seamlessly adapt to screens of all sizes, ensuring accessibility on any device.   Certified Magento Developers: Trust in our team of certified Magento developers with a proven track record of delivering exceptional results.   Regular Upgrades: We stay ahead of the curve by continuously updating our code to work seamlessly with Magento 1 / Open Mage's updates and new technologies.   Excellent Coding Standards (PHPCS): Rest easy knowing that your website adheres to the highest coding standards, ensuring stability and performance.   Custom Extension Building: Whether you need a completely custom extension or modifications to existing ones, we have the expertise to meet your needs.   Experience: With a history dating back to Magento 1 Beta, we bring a wealth of experience to every project, ensuring high-converting websites.   Internationalization: Expand your reach with ease by translating your website into multiple languages, thanks to our translation-ready code.  

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“They streamlined our online operations with a custom website. Their commitment to our project's success was evident. We're thrilled with the results and thankful for their expertise!”

Laura D. VP Infinit Nutrition

Ready to boost your online store with custom Magento 1 / Open Mage extensions? Contact us today and let's start making your eCommerce dreams a reality!