It allows Magento community members and partners to share their open source or commercial contributions for Magento with the community.
You can access the Magento Connect marketplace at http://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect url.
Publishing your extension to Magento Connect is a three-step process, consisting of of the following steps:
Packaging your extension.
Creating an extension profile.
Uploading the extension package.
We'll discuss this process in detail later in the chapter.
Only the community members and partners have the ability to publish their contributions.
Becoming a community member is simple; just register as a user on the official Magento website, https://www.magentocommerce.com. A member account is a requirement for further packaging and publishing of your extension.
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