To create a Magento account:
1. Visit the Magento site: http://www.magento.com
2. In the upper-right corner, click My Account.
3. Under New Customers, click Register. Then, do the following:
a. Enter your First Name, Last Name, andEmail Address.
b. Set My Company Primarily to the best description of what your company does. Then, set
My Role to the best description of what you do for the company.
c. Enter a Screen Name to identify you in the Magento forums.
Your screen name can be from four to fifteen characters long, can include numbers and the
underscore, but must start with a letter.
d. Enter a Password for your account. Then, enter it again to confirm.
Your password can be from eight to sixteen characters long, and must include at least one
capital letter, one number, and one special character or one lowercase letter.
e. When complete, click the Submit button. Your account dashboard appears.