Although Magento 2 has been around for some time (first announced in 2010, but a new beta is available in 2015), many e-commerce business owners may still be pondering whether upgrading to Magento 2 is feasible. By discussing the Magento 1 vs. problem. Magento 2, by looking at various important aspects, we aim to help them make the right decisions.
We will discuss all important aspects: From the necessary development through budgets, new functions to support issues, both official (provided by the company) and unofficial (provided by the Magento community).
We will discuss the following topics:
- Magento 2
- Magento 1 vs. Magento 2 - When should I improve?
- How problematic is it to migrate your e-commerce store to Magento 2?
- Development of Magento
- How to plan a development budget
- Factors of the Magento community
- What's new in Magento 2
- Scalability and performance improvement
- Responsive and search engine friendly
- efficient checkout
- Elasticsearch (only EE)
- Updates are cheaper and easier
- Ajax add-to-cart
- Simpler navigation
- Database solving solutions (EE only)
- Upload products more simply
- More efficient customization
- More efficient testing
- Simpler integration
- Platform compatibility
- Hardware requirements
• When will Magento 1.x become obsolete?
• Is it feasible to improve now?
The Magento 2 brings fundamental changes to the famous e-commerce platform.
In addition to increasing overall functionality, it has a big increase:
At the technological level,
in modularity (both backend and frontend), in terms of performance.
Obviously, Magento aims to consolidate Magento 2 and expand its functions, making it more attractive especially for larger companies. The official development team added new features to Magento 2 every three months - this applies to the Magento Community and Company Edition.
Magento 1 vs. Magento 2 - When should I improve?
If your e-commerce store is the Magento 1.x version is running smoothly,
does not have a problematic feature, generate orders and income, operates under a version that is not outdated,
then, in Q2 2017, for at least a few more months, there is no need to rush to upgrade to Magento 2.
You must have started planning but if you think long term, We recommend you to update immediately if:
- Your e-commerce store currently has performance problems,
- You plan to start a new e-commerce business,
- You plan to implement a larger modification,
- Your system is currently running smoothly, but in an outdated version.